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Chinese students' perceptions of humour in British academic lectures

@inproceedings{Wang2012ChineseSP,
  title={Chinese students' perceptions of humour in British academic lectures},
  author={Yu. Wang},
  year={2012}
}
My PhD study explores humour in British academic lectures and Chinese students' perceptions of it. The research interest was derived from my personal experience as an international student in Britain, when I repeatedly encountered occasions on which the lecturers' jokes fell flat for me. Britain is one of the most popular destinations for international students, but there are hardly any investigations into humour in academic contexts or international students' understanding of it, and none on… 
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