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Formato de clase 8y9 acronyms


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Formato de clase 8y9 acronyms

  1. 1. Corporación Educativa Colegio Internacional Cartagena CLASE Versión 01-11 Código FO-DC-01 Página 1 de 4 Área: Idiomas Asignatura: Inglés Curso: 8y9 Fecha: 26/03/12 Periodo: I Nº Horas: 9hr Semana: 9 Docente: Evelin Trinidad Peña Jerez Tema: Vocabulary about colloquial English Indicador Identify and know about Colloquial English vocabulary through listening a song. de Logro Exploración Slangs used in songs. Colloquial English Contextualización Slangs used in English Songs Songs often use slang and colloquial English that you should understand, but never use in formal situations! Here you will find the translation into normal standard English of the most common colloquial words used in songs (and also on television and movies). aint: the verb to be or the verb to have in all the forms in the negative, i.e. am not, is not, are not, have not, has not. bout: about. cmon: come on.EMOCIÓN cos, cos, coz, cause: because. coulda: could have. dontcha, dont cha: dont you. dunno: dont know, doesnt know. em: them. evry: every. gerroff: get off. gimme: give me. gonna: going to. getcha: get you. gotcha: got you. gotta: (have) got to.
  2. 2. Corporación Educativa Colegio Internacional Cartagena CLASE Versión 01-11 Código FO-DC-01 Página 2 de 4hafta: have to.innit (GB): isnt it.kinda: kind of.lemme: let me.lil, lil: little.luv: love.musta: must have.n, n: and.o: of.ol: old.outta (US): out of.sez: saysshoulda: should have.tho: though.wanna: want to, want a.watcha: what are you (Watcha talking about?), what you (Do whatcha got to do).woulda: would have.yeah: yes.Conceptualización Colloquial EnglishAcronyms are combinations of letters and numbers that stand for certain words or phrases.They are often used in instant messages, informal emails and text messages. Which of thecommon acronyms below do you know? BTW LOL IMO CU F2F L8erOMG Thx asap pls RU sth
  3. 3. Corporación Educativa Colegio Internacional Cartagena CLASE Versión 01-11 Código FO-DC-01 Página 3 de 4 Now complete the following text messages with suitable acronyms: SMS 1 OK, _________at 2pm! SMS 2 Cant talk right now. Call me _________ SMS 3 ______________send me that report ____________. Need it today! SMS 4 ______________! Guess who I saw today? Producción Think! a. What do you notice about the use of subject pronouns (I, you, it, we, etc.) and articles (a, the) in the text messages? b. In pairs, study the conversation between two flatmates and transform it into a text message chat using appropriate acronyms and omitting unnecessary grammar. Judith: Hi Carlos, are you at home yet? Carlos: No. Im still at the restaurant with my friends. Ill be back later. Is it anything important? Judith: I just wanted to say that I got the job! Carlos: Oh my God, thats great! Now you can buy me a new TV for my room. Judith: Ha ha ha. By the way, how is the new Italian restaurant? Carlos: Really good. In my opinion, its the best restaurant in town. Judith: Is it that good? I must try it out someday. See you. Carlos: See you. And later you will tell me all about your job interview in person. Read! a. Words and phrases such as `Cheers!,`Oh my God!, `Poor you! etc. are called exclamations. They are used to express a sudden emotion such as excitement, fear, surprise, etc. Match the colloquial exclamations on the left with their uses on the right: 1. Blimey! a. a British English word used to express surprise 2. Yeah, right! b. a fairly rude expression used to tell someone to go away 3. Phew! c. a fairly rude expression used when something causes you anger, annoyance or surprise 4. Bloody hell! d. a milder form of `My God! 5. Big deal! e. said sarcastically when someone says something that you think isnt important or special 6. My word! f. used to express relief, when you are happy that something ba did not or will not happen 7. Get lost! g. used to say that something is good or greatACCIÓN 8. Cool. h. used when someone says something that you do not believe
  4. 4. Corporación Educativa Colegio Internacional Cartagena CLASE Versión 01-11 Código FO-DC-01 Página 4 de 4 Modelación 1. Discuss: a. How often do you use acronyms in texting a message? b. Do you know why aren’t they accepted in formal situations? Taller: (estas son preguntas o actividades del tema o temáticas de la clase)  Send a text message using acronyms.  Write the meanings for the following Facebook acronyms: 1. 2nyt ______________ 2. 2day _____________ 3. ready 4 work_____________ 4. b4_________________ 5. BRB______________________________________ 6. CYA/CU_________________ 8. GTR/GR_____________________ 9. LOL_________________________ 10. OMG_______________________ Lectura Complementaria :EVALUACION -Platform presentations about the topics. Bibliografía : English page Free online English lessons & ESL / EFL resources