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NM / Piglet Peter’s adventure

Posted on August 30th, 2017

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You are going to watch an episode from Ludmila Petrushevskaya’s animated cartoon about the famous small pig Peter. Although Ludmila Petrushevskaya has always been referred to as an adult writer of tragic stories, recently she published the collection of fairy-tales-riddles that can be read out loud by all the family after a dinner. The genre of this book could be described as absurd fairy-tale reflected the observations from the author’s notebooks written in a style of comic verses and parody poems in rap style. Based on this book the humorous cartoon was created. Over the last few years this cartoon has became an Internet phenomenon.

This animated cartoon offers a lot of funny moments from the adventures of a totally comic character – a small pig Peter. Linguistically, this cartoon provides many ways for development of the creative use of grammatical skills. It helps to reveal the expressive possibilities of various types of monosyllabic sentences, parts of speech and morphological units of the words.