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South Africanisms

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

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