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Useful American English
Transcript of Useful American English
very informal usage in vocabulary more metaphorical and playful than ordinary language.
It took guts for John to ask Lucy to the dance.
Can you think of some examples of slang in your language?
the belly; stomach; abdomen
In which part of the body is your courage?
great; awesome; cool;
That song is sick!
Is there a word in Spanish that literally means "bad," but figuratively means "good"?
I'm lower; under; beneath
I'm interested; excited
Do you want to go to the beach?
Yeah, I'm down!
This is a word we use VERY often!
How are you?
What do you want to eat?
Let's go to the beach and do whatever.
I told you I was right!
Because "I'mfinethankyouandyou" just isn't enough.