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Description

Susan Calman takes to the stage at a comedy club and explains how Scots words can be funny. She enlists a showroom dummy to help provide Scots names for body parts. Susan pokes fun at herself and claims to be a 'wee besom'.
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First broadcast:
24 January 2012

Classroom Ideas

Can be used as an illustrative example of dialect words. Alternatively use to analyse the presentation to an audience. Watch the clip and ask students to identify how the speaker tries to engage her audience either through group discussion or scaffold their talk by asking them to look for examples of topical reference, direct address, anecdote, visual humour, self-mocking.