Have you heard the one about the chicken and the frog? How about the one about the firing squad? And the one about the parrot who didn't want to talk? See if you can 'tell' the jokes yourself.

Three jokes

Instructions

Do the Preparation task first. Then go to Text and read the poem or story (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Next go to Task and do the activity.

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Task 1

Put the lines of the joke in the correct order.

Exercise

Task 2

Put the lines of the joke in the correct order.

Exercise

Task 3

Put the lines of the joke in the correct order.
Exercise

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Comments

I didn't understand the humour of the first and second jokes. But The lastest one was cool. I laughed very much.

Hi everybody.
Fine jokes.
I think there are errors in the Task.
Best regards

Hello miki71yu,

Thanks for letting us know about the errors. They are fixed now, thanks to you!

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

First place- The firing squad
Second place- The parrot
Third place- The chicken and the frog.

ah! ah!  So funny!

Hi there,
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Maritza.

First place- The firing squad
Second place- The parrot
Third place- The chicken and the frog:maybe I haven't understood this joke. please explain me

these exercise was very difficult and it take me 30 minutes but it was nice....i like it....

 Thanks britishcouncil 
I very like this site. 
Thanks a lot to all!

Sir,
I am having some problem in downloading the audio.
Thank You,
Regards,
Sesu64

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