« Visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese: new English-language website
» Motorbikes in Saigon

Russell Peters on language

04.20.08 | admin | In Cantonese, video, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Chinese

How about some light humor this weekend for those studying foreign languages. Russel Peters is an Indian Canadian comedian from Toronto who often jokes about other ethnicities. In this act Russell peters talks about Vietnamese speaking English, funny Vietnamese restaurant names, and the name of Vietnam’s national currency, the dong.

Russell Peters talking about Chinese names and starting to talk about the Chinese and Indian language, both of which do not exist.

Russell Peters continues talking about the difference between Mandarin and Cantonese. Cantonese is the more fun sounding language spoken in Hong Kong and Mandarin is a serious language spoken in Beijing through clenched teeth.

Leave a comment

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. Subscribe to these comments.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>

:

:


« Visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese: new English-language website
» Motorbikes in Saigon