Image yourself at a large meeting; there are two groups. At one someone’s giving an explanation; at another someone’s telling a joke. Which one will you join? If you’re human and enjoy a laugh as most of us do, the answer is pretty simple!   There are many ways to improve your communication in English but telling a joke at the right moment is one of the best ways to release tension in uncomfortable situations or to get listeners to pay attention; therefore, jokes work well when told right before an important message you want everyone to hear.

Read on to learn more about better communication and how jokes break the ice