Gram-O-Rama blends comedy and academia at UNC-Chapel Hill

Blending comedy and academia

Most professors expect students to use proper grammar in their classes, but in English 307, students are encouraged not to.

The class is a grammar class. Students learn concepts such as parts of speech, double negatives and malapropisms, but as they learn them, they also are required to incorporate them into sketch comedy.

Grammar as sketch comedy material sounds dry, but it’s anything but that in this course.

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Originally published December 7, 2017. Story and video by Aaron Moger.


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