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In deze les zitten 19 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

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      British slang & expressions

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What British slang words or expressions do you (think) you know?

Slide 2 - Woordweb

When a British person says 'It's not ideal.' what do they actually mean?
A
This is terrible, my life is ruined.
B
This isn't okay, but I'll manage.
C
Things could be better.
D
You aren't satisfied.

Slide 3 - Quizvraag

When a British person says to you: 'Look, let's just forget about it.'
What do they actually mean?
A
I'm not mad at you. It's okay.
B
I will remember this until my dying day.
C
No problem, it can happen to anyone.
D
I'm not interested in taking revenge.

Slide 4 - Quizvraag

I went to my friend’s house to watch the England game the other day. I walked in and said “alright'' ?

What does this friend mean with 'alright'?
A
How are you doing?
B
Is the match going okay?
C
Is it okay if I watch the game with you?
D
I've a good feeling about this game.

Slide 5 - Quizvraag

What do British people actually mean when they say: It's not quite what I had in mind.
A
It's exactly what I had in mind.
B
Err....are you out of your mind?
C
What the bloody hell is this?!
D
I don't want this, but it'll do for now.

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

If someone calls you 'a jammy bastard' what do they actually mean?
A
You're always dressed in your pyjamas.
B
You're a bit fat, man.
C
You are one lucky person!
D
I can tell you've been eating.

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

When a British person says: Happy new year!
They're actually saying...
A
Happy new year!
B
This new year has started off well.
C
I want to kiss you and wish you a happy new year.
D
The year is practically over. Stop it.

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

What is in British slang 'a doddle'?
A
A very easy job
B
A stupid person
C
A very difficult task
D
A small child

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

When a British person says something is 'very interesting', they mean to say...
A
they are very impressed.
B
this is cleary nonsense.
C
that something is very good.
D
they really like your idea.

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

For the following words or expressions: 
what do you think they mean or refer to? Type in your thoughts in the mind map.

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

I can't be arsed to do my English homework

Slide 12 - Woordweb

I look a pillock in this blue suit.

Slide 13 - Woordweb

He's a bit of a character.

Slide 14 - Woordweb

Slide 15 - Video

Why is greeting people a very awkward business in Great Britain?

Slide 16 - Open vraag

Slide 17 - Video

In what other ways could you say goodbye in Britain?

Slide 18 - Woordweb

Slide 19 - Tekstslide