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  • The Funniest, Saddest Robin Williams Video You’ll See

    Oh, it is so sad. It seems like comedians always have such a dark side. We will miss this great comedian and actor. His stand-up and his movies are a really great way to practice your English because he changes dialects and he speaks really, really fast! Also, I always say if you understand comedy in a different language you’ve gotten that language.

    This video featuring Robin Williams is a clip from the U.S. comedy Louie. It’s not well known outside of the U.S. It’s incredibly poignant, as it deals with death. It’a a little long, but worth watching. I think it’s probably one of the funniest, saddest things that’s been on television here in some time.

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    1. Why did they go to the funeral? Why didn’t anyone else go?
    2. Why did they go to the strip club?
    3. What happened there?
    4. What do they agree to do for each other at the end?

    There are also a lot of good ways we can use the 3rd conditional about this video. Form three 3rd conditional sentences about the video.

    Example:
    If I had woken up on time I wouldn’t have been late for work.

    Need help with the 3rd Conditional? Watch this grammar video:

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    Writing: Why do you think so many comedians die from drug overdoses or suicide? Does this happen to comedians in your country as well?

    Finally, try our 3rd conditional quiz <a href=”/?p=16643″>here</a>.