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    • Vocabulary
      South Africanisms
    • Instructions
      1. Look at the vocabulary word on the top of the page.
      2. Try to figure out which definition matches the South African definition of the word.
      3. Go on to the next slide to get the correct answer!
    • Zebra Hump
      A large striped speed bump.
      A zebra with a camel hump.
      A camel with zebra stripes.
      A large striped road barrier.
    • Zebra Hump
      A large striped speed bump.
      Slow down, you do not want to hit thezebra hump too hard!
    • Boot
      Footwear
      Trunk of a car
      Kicked out of a place (as in: “give them the boot!”)
      Kick the soccer ball hard
    • Boot
      Trunk of a car
      Please put the groceries in the boot!
    • Trolley
      A train
      A cart full of sweets
      A grocery cart
      A form of transportation
    • Trolley
      A grocery cart
      Put the groceries in the trolley, then you don’t have to carry them!
    • Stop sign
      An octagon shaped sign, that if no one is around you can drive right through. Stopping is optional.
      An octagon shaped sign that means stop.
      An octagon shaped sign that is only in America, meaning stop.
      They don’t have stop signs in South Africa.
    • Stop Sign
      An octagon shaped sign, that if no one is around you can drive right through. Stopping is optional.
    • Okayfine
      Two words put together meaning everything is okay.
      Two words put together meaning that everything is fine.
      Two words put together meaning everything is alright.
      Two words put together meaning it is not really okay.
    • Okayfine
      Two words put together meaning it is not really okay.
      “Okayfine,” you can go to your friends house,” said the dad. “But, you had better not be late coming home!”
    • Geyser(pronounced, “gee-zer”)
      Water heater
      Thermal spray like ‘old faithful’
      A wrinkly old man (“What an old geyser!”)
      Garden hose
    • Geyser
      Water heater
    • Robot(pronounced “row-boat”)
      A machine that walks
      A small boat using oars
      A stoplight
      The name of a children’s movie
    • Robot
      A stoplight
      “Take a right at the third robot,” said the policeman.
    • Transport
      A taxi
      A car
      A bus
      A train
    • Transport
      All of the answers are correct, but the word is used interchangeably with any mode of transportation to get from one place to another.
      The student said, “I go to school by transport.”
    • Just now
      I will take care of that later.
      I will take care of that much later.
      I will take care of that immediately.
      I will take care of that in a little bit.
    • Just now
      I will take care of that immediately.
      The clerk behind the counter said, “I will take care of that just now.” She went and got the package.
    • Now
      I will take care of that later.
      I will take care of that much later.
      I will take care of that immediately.
      I will take care of that in a little bit.
    • Now
      I will take care of that later.
      The clerk behind the counter said, “I will take care of that now.” She left to take care of another customer. I will come back later to get my package.
    • Now now
      I will take care of that later.
      I will take care of that much later.
      I will take care of that immediately.
      I will take care of that in a little bit.
    • Now now
      I will take care of that much later.
      The clerk behind the counter said, “I will take care of that now now.” She left to take care of another customer and then headed home from work. I will be back tomorrow to get the package.
    • Porridge
      Any type of breakfast cereal
      Food only eaten by the 3 bears
      A hot food made of water and oats
      A cold food made of milk and wheat
    • Porridge
      Any type of breakfast cereal. This includes cold cereal or hot cereal made with either warm or cold milk (or water).
    • Cheers
      A toast
      Rhymes yelled by cheerleaders
      Sounds heard at a football game
      Good-bye
    • Cheers
      Good-bye
      Tommy opened the door, turned and said, “Cheers,” before closing the door behind him.
    • Cubby hole
      A mailbox
      Glove compartment
      A locker
      A small hole for animals
    • Cubby hole
      Glove compartment
    • Pigeon Hole
      A place for keys
      Mail box
      A place where a pigeon hides
      The 18th hole in miniature golf
    • Pigeon Hole
      Mail box
    • Bonnet
      An old hat worn by girls
      The seat of a bicycle
      The hood of a car
      The cover of a baby carriage
    • Bonnet
      The hood of a car
    • Nice
      Referring to the look of a cool car
      Referring to the feel of soft velvet
      Referring to the good taste of food
      Referring to a fantastic soccer goal
    • Nice
      Referring to the good taste of food
      After dipping his chips into the salsa, the man replied, “That’s nice!”
    • Izzit
      A bug
      Really?
      Cool!
      Wow!
    • Izzit
      Really?
      Julie said, “It will begin to snow soon!”
      Rachel replied, “Izzit?”
    • Pleasure
      A word meaning, ‘Great feeling.’
      A word meaning, ‘Great job.’
      A word meaning, ‘It’s an honor.’
      A word meaning, ‘You’re welcome.’
    • Pleasure
      A word meaning, ‘You’re welcome.’
      Tom said, “Thank you for helping me with my homework.”
      Steve replied, “Pleasure.”
    • Shame
      To put down (to shame someone)
      A type of clothing worn when it is cold
      An expression meaning, “Oh, that’s too bad!”
      The changing of a flat tire
    • Shame
      An expression meaning, “Oh, that’s too bad.”
      “I dropped my books on my foot!” exclaimed Luke.
      “Shame,” replied Fred.
    • Chips
      Potato Chips
      Game pieces
      French Fries
      Wood Chips
    • Chips
      French Fries
      Jill said, “I would like a burger and chips please.”