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This activity is an adaptation of a worksheet published on ISLCollective by user/author named Vede, under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
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Hugh Laurie and Ellen Degeneres try to guess the meaning of British and American English slang words.
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4 minutes 1 second
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Comedy talk shows & comedy skits
Language goals
Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Guess the end.
What does he think "flossing" mean?
2. Choose the correct options.
“In America we like to really rub it in.” - What does it mean?
to play hard
to be a bad loser
to humiliate somebody
3. Guess the end.
What does the slang "flossing" really mean?
4. Guess the end.
What does Ellen think "chin wag" mean?
5. Choose the correct options.
"Chin wag" actually means...
to share
to chat
to check
6. Fill the gap.
"I neverit wrong."
7. Fill the gap.
"just couldn't understand theBritish
8. Choose the correct options.
"So, we're tied?" - What does it mean?
"we´re equal in points"
"we´re connected"
"we´re done!"
9. Fill the gap.
Tosomeone on a motorcycle and then see acar and break suddenly
10. Choose the correct options.
Ellen says 'ba-donka-donk' means 'extremely curvaceous female behind'. What does that mean?
a woman who has scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
a type of women's clothes to be worn on their back
having nice buttocks
11. Guess the end.
'Chuffed to bits' means ....
12. Fill the gap.
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