READ BEFORE YOU WATCH:
Gap Yah is a comedy sketch. A student describes to his friend his experiences during his gap year. After each experience, the student “chundered” (= vomited). The video is a parody of British upper-middle-class (= bourgeois) students who speak with funny vowels and who think they are superior because they have already travelled to developping countries.
A. Introduction :
- Type of document : □ interview □ speech □ debate □ phone call
- The student is in ________ on his _____ _______ at the moment. He thinks it's ___________.
B. Memories of his gap year :
He remembers one time, when he was in ________, in _________ (= Tanzania), he _______ this ________ with ____________. She had _______ all around her ________ and she ________ at him with a vacant ________ (= regard) but with an impression of endearing ________, as if to say “You know, despite our ___________, ______ and ____ are _____.” Suddenly, he chundered ____________.
He remembers another time, when he was in _________ ________, in _______ (= Peru). He thinks it's a ____________ country and the people are ____________. He was _________ing in the Andes and the sun was __________. He was getting a _______ of the awesome _________ of _________, when suddenly he just chundered ____________ all over the _________. He made a little _________ (= vomit + volcano).
He mentions one environmental problem : global ___________.
C. Back to the present :
Now, he is _____ (= encore) on his _____ _______, in _______, on a ___________al, ___________al, ___________al __________. The problem is that he is in ____________ : this experience is a little _________al and de_________ (= rabaissant). There's not much ________. Because of the guards, he chundered ___________.
D. Interpretation of the sketch :
- How many times did the student “chunder”?
- What impression does this repetition create?
- In your opinion, what does this video mock? What does it denunce?