You will hear a short lecture. Write a summary for a fellow student who was not present at the lecture. You should write 50 – 70 words. You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points presented in the lecture.
The given lecture was about laughing. According to the speaker laughing is the greatest therapies in combating adversity. He mentioned, on August 13, 1961, the barbed wire was rolled out of Berlin to create the Berlin wallLaughing was all that was left. Jokes about those who rule you – and sometimes those who tyrannize you – are a form of folklore that has existed in societies as seemingly different as communist eastern Europe, Czarist Russia, modern Egypt, 12-century Persia, and modern-day Iran. Humour can also be wonderfully subversive. It can protect self-respect and identity.