Lj2 - Week 44 - Slang and Britsh Expressions

English Skills: 

Speaking, Listening, Reading 
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Slide 1: Tekstslide
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In deze les zitten 20 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

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English Skills: 

Speaking, Listening, Reading 

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Street Talk: 
Street talk is a form of youth language spoken in daily life, at school and out on the streets, by young people of different cultural and social backgrounds. It is a form of language which has evolved seperately from the official language spoken in the country they live in.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Street talk is not the same as slang, but Dutch street talk does use American slang words. 

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

About British Slang: 
British slang is English language slang used and originating in the United Kingdom and also used to a limited extent in other English speaking countries. Slang is informal language sometimes peculiar to a particular social class or group and its use in Britain dates back to before the 15th century. The language of slang, in common with the English language, is changing all the time; new words and phrases are being added and some are used so frequently by so many, they almost become mainstream.

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Now... British slang!
Watch the video and learn some typical British slang.

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Slide 6 - Video

Do you know any British slang words?

Slide 7 - Woordweb

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

What does the slang word 'blimey' express?
A rude way of saying 'oh my God'
Saying someone is to blame for something
An expression of surprise or being impressed
Seeing something very slimey

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

When do you use the expression: Bob's your uncle
Used if you want to say that Bob is your uncle.
Used to say that Bob isn't a very nice uncle.
Your familiy is so large, you call everyone Bob.
You have just finished an easy job.

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 12 - Quizvraag

If you describe someone as: 'A few sandwiches short of a picnic', you actually mean...
That person is always hungry
That person is a little bit too fat
That person hasn't got a lot of common sense
That person never brings enough food

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

What does 'a doddle' mean?
A very easy job
A stupid person
A very difficult task
A small child

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

Something that is 'tickety-boo' is...
not very good at all
satisfactory and in good order
a term used to surprise someone
a term used to play a game with a baby

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

For the following words or expressions: 

What do you think they mean or refer to? Type your thoughts in the mind map.

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

I can't be arsed to do my English homework

Slide 17 - Woordweb

I look like a pillock in this blue suit.

Slide 18 - Woordweb

He's a bit of a character.

Slide 19 - Woordweb

Challenge: find a British slang word or expression and find out where it came from.

Slide 20 - Open vraag