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Preguntas linguísticas

Ahora a trabajar. Vea el video abajo e identifique lo que crea el humor. ¿De qué confusiones linguísticas proviene el humor?

Básicamente es cuestión de entender la gramática. A pesar de lo que diga uno de la gramática artificial (porque toda gramática que se enseña en la escuela es artificial, una estructura inventada para explicar la lengua humana), nos ayuda mucho. Las categorías gramaticales nos sirven para no confundirnos al aprender otro idioma. Es la raíz del humor del video. Las categorías, tanto como el sustantivo y el verbo, sirven para distinguir las partes de la oración, tanto como el sujeto y (otra vez) el verbo. En el video, el maestro Gomaespuma elide la palabra "libras" de la categoría del sustantivo a la de un verbo, provocando mucha risa si es que uno entiende los dos idiomas.


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今週初めて黒澤明の『隠し砦の三悪人』という映画を見ました。この三悪人とは、だれですか? 三船敏郎が演じる真壁六郎太(まかべろくたろう)と二人の百姓です。この3人の登場人物の関係はとても面白くて、全ての人間の弱さも愛される性質も示します。