Aww yeah, in today’s podcast Ethan and Andrea will be having a lot of fun describing British and American stereotypes. You will learn about these countries’ culture and traditions and will be able to discover which of these stereotypes are actually true!
- What Americans think of Brits.
- What Brits think of Americans.
Words You’ll Learn:
- Gal: girl.
- Give someone a run for their money: provide someone or something with challenging competition.
- Cook off: cook something at the same time with someone else.
- Bake: cook something in the oven.
- Stereotype: an oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
- Take something with a pinch/grain of salt: be cautious about what someone is telling you because it might not be completely true.
- Humorous: funny.
- Exhaustive: when you’ve tried everything until there are no more options.
- Tongue and cheek: a witty [ingenious] remark.
- Elocuent: fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.
- Superbowl: annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL) of the US.
- To be mad about something: to be crazy about that thing.
- Accurate: exact.
- Hooligan: a violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang.
- Quintisentially: representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
- Keg: a small barrel.
- To be a lightweight/ to be a cheap date: when someone can’t handle a lot of alcohol.
- Vast: immense.
- Baggy (clothes): clothes that are very loose.
- Cargo pants: loosely cut pants originally designed for tough, outdoor activities.
- Camo gear: equipment designed to avoid being seen, like the ones that soldiers wear.
- Sweatpants: soft comfortable trousers.
- Hits the nail on the head: find exactly the right answer.
- Become a hit: become very popular.
- Tuxedo: a formal suit.
- Posh: fancy, elegant.
- Struggle with something: to deal with something that is difficult
- Over the top (service): an excellent service.
- Benchmark: a standard or point of reference against which things may be compared.
- Spot on: completely accurate or accurately.
- Wrap something up: to complete or finish something.
- Staple (food): food that can be stored easily and eaten throughout the year.
- To get the same rag: to get the same criticism
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