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Classroom Activities: Kinetic Typography of Stephen Fry’s Language

Stephen Fry (as featured in the previous post with House‘s Hugh Laurie) has eloquently written on the subject of language, and Matt Rogers has set Fry’s voice in motion through a process called Kinetic Typography. The mesmerizing combination of Fry’s … Continue reading

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Language Fun: Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry

American linguists have a secret.  We knew about Hugh Laurie (T.V.’s House) before the rest of country did, and we were a bit surprised by his American accent. In this excerpt from a British TV comedy skit show Laurie once … Continue reading

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Language Fun: Hugh Laurie, Ellen, and Slang

The title on this youtube video is misleading.  Hugh Laurie is often praised for his imitation of an American accent in the t.v. show House, but this clip doesn’t discuss that. (Remember, accent refers to the sounds patterns of a language.) Instead, … Continue reading

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