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  1. 1. COLLOQUIALISM
  2. 2. Spell It Right!
  3. 3. Choose the correct spelling word of the from the group of word Lessen leseen leesen liesen Dimon deemon demon deimon Occasion ocassion ocaision occashun
  4. 4. Lessen demon Occasion medicine
  5. 5. Say It Right!
  6. 6. 1. Lumps of the earth 2. She spat on them 3. Like human figures 4. One on his ribs 5. Grabbed the medicine 6. Felt more envious
  7. 7. Column A 1. Old as the hills 2. Penny-pincher 3. She’ll be right 4. Pass the buck 5. Eat my dust Column B A) Very frugal B) Will be all right C) Give the responsibility to someone D) Ahead by a wide E) Very old Match the column A to Column
  8. 8. Old as the hills – very old Penny-pincher – very frugal She’ll be right –will be all right Pass the buck – give the responsibility to someone Eat my dust – ahead by a wide
  9. 9. Raining Cats and dogs It was raining cats and dogs so all flights were cancelled - very heavily raining;
  10. 10. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush - Do not put your life’s savings into risky investments in the hope of higher returns. You may lose everything. Don’t you know, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. •it is better to be content with you have than risk losing it by trying to get something
  11. 11. a rolling stone gathers no moss Someone who does not settle in one place rarely prospers. Hal was a bit of a rolling stone before he married and setteled down.
  12. 12. Colloquialism
  13. 13. The word “colloquialism” comes from the Latin colloquium, which means a “conference” or “conversation.” • As a literary device, colloquialism refers to the usage of informal or everyday language in literature. • They can be word, phrases, or aphorisms • many colloquialisms are not literal usages of words, but instead idiomatic or metaphorical sayings. s
  14. 14. WOR DS American term British term Definition bar pub an establishment that serves beer shopping cart/buggy trolley a wheeled cart to push around in stores calendar diary a planning chart of days and months pal mate friend diaper nappy absorbant material wrapped around infant's bottom to retain waste mail post letters delivered by postal system 1. Regional differences
  15. 15. 2. Contractions- Words such as “ain’t”, ”gotta” and “gonna” are examples of colloquialism, as they are not used widely throughout English- speaking populations. 3. Profanity: Some words are considered profane in some dialects of English where they are not at all bad in other dialects. A good example is the word “bloody” which is a simple adjective in American English, but is a curse word in British English
  16. 16. Old as the hills – very old Penny-pincher – very frugal She’ll be right –will be all right Pass the buck – give the responsibility to someone Eat my dust – ahead by a wide 2. Phrases
  17. 17. 3. APHORISM - is an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic (concise) and memorable form Examples: Actions speak louder than words. All for one and one for all. All things come to he who waits. Appearances can be deceiving.
  18. 18. 1.I wasn’t born yesterday. 2.There’s more than one way to skin a cat 3.Put your money where your mouth is 4.You’re driving me up the wall 5.Don’t bite off more than you
  19. 19. 1 1.I wasn’t born yesterday. D 2.There’s more than one way to skin a cat - e 3.Put your money where your mouth is - b 4.You’re driving me up the wall - a 5.Don’t bite off more than you can chew. - c
  20. 20. Write T if the word, phrase or aphorism is colloquial, otherwise write X. ____1. soda ____2 Her fleece was white as snow. ____3 It’s five o’clock in the afternoon. ____4 wanna ____6 All the world’s a stage ____7. Old as the hills ____8 budgie ____9.pass the buck ____10. Buzz off.
  21. 21. Give 3 examples each of the three types of colloquialism

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