31/03/2020 EnglishOne

New Colloquialisms

New Colloquialisms: English One Live March 30, 2020

Colloquialism /kəˈləʊkwɪəlɪz(ə)m/ : (noun) a word or phrase that is not formal or literary and is used in ordinary or familiar conversation.

What is a colloquialism?  Colloquialism is just a big, fancy word that simply refers to the words and expressions native speakers use all the time but non-native speakers have a hard time understanding because they don’t really make any sense.  Every language has colloquialisms of it’s own but today, per student request, Nicoletta breaks down some of the newest words and expressions used in English.

FREE ONLINE ENGLISH LESSON: COLLOQUIAL ENGLISH

So if you feel like you are going bananas trying to understand English, relax because Nicoletta feels you.  Get comfortable, grab your bae and watch this sick video.  Nicoletta breaks down 14 of the newest colloquialisms so you can start speaking English like a savage.  Don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss any new videos and share with your friends, they’ll low-key love you for it.  Avoid FOMO by joining in on the Live chat everyday at 5pm (Cape Town Time/GMT +2) and get some next level English practice.

COLLOQUIAL ENGLISH ONLINE LESSON CONTENTS

0:00-2:14 Welcome to the chat

2:14  What are colloquialisms?

2:45  Why are they so hard to understand?

3:15  Commonly used colloquialisms

3:54  Why are they important to know and use?

5:20  Why do we need to learn them?

7:09  14 Most Modern Colloquialisms

22:45  How do colloquialisms evolve?

26:08  Techniques for learning colloquialisms

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