Different types of comedy
Discuss the use of language for social purposes, including the use of jokes.
Helping a friend perform
a comedic act
Understands and exchanges funny information about a friend based on familiarity with their background.
Write a funny story
Express themselves with clarity and precision in personal correspondence, using language flexibly and effectively, including humorous anecdotes.
Understands a wide range of demanding phrases, and recognizes implicit meaning, including sarcasm.
Talking about the news
Gives elaborate descriptions and narratives of current news stories, integrating sub-themes, developing particular points, and presenting an appropriate conclusion.
Understands a wide range of demanding texts, including newspaper headlines, and can recognize implicit meaning.
Write a news story
Writes imaginative accounts of an event using a natural style.
Prepare a news report
Give a clear, well-structured presentation of a news story, expanding and supporting a point of view at some length with subsidiary points, reasons and relevant examples.