Lessons for Slang

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  • British Actress Attacks English Slang - … rethink idea necessity mates attack parents STUDENT SLANG SURVEY Write five GOOD questions about slang in the table. Do this in pairs … variety of tag questions? g) Do you like using slang? h) What English slang do you like or dislike? i) If you knew more English slang, how would it help you? j) Does using slang in your own language make you … partner(s) in the next lesson. 3. SLANG: Make a poster (in English) about slang in your country. Show your work to …
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  • OMG!!! Exploring Slang - … all lesson plans > Overview | What role does slang play in our language? How does slang both shape and reflect culture? In this … to compile a dictionary of slang? Given that mainstream dictionaries now include slang terms, do we need slang dictionaries? Why or why not … in your school library. The Urban Dictionary, Online Slang Dictionary and Internet Slang Dictionary and Translator are good starting places online. (Note …
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  • What Is Slang? / What Is a Dialect? / What is Language? - … . If they are familiar with the word slang, this should be easy for them – slang is something teenagers are experts in. After they have listed several examples and non-examples for “slang,” they will fill out the section marked “characteristics.” Explain to … . 4. Class Definition – Now, they will create a definition for “slang” based on their criteria so far. Their characteristics sections will … have a difficult time defining what slang is. Call on people to write definitions for slang on the board. Now, ask if …
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  • This Lesson is Totally Trippy Man - … over the next 2 days they will be identifying current slang and slang that was used when their parents were younger. 3 … File). All posters must include: 10 past slang expressions 10 current slang expressions translations for ALL slang expressions. 4. Instruct students to begin … ' ability to identify 10 past slang expressions, identify 10 present slang expressions, and identify correct translations of all slang expressions. 3. Use the …
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  • Once Upon a Word... - … will: 1. Examine the etymology of particular slang words. 2. Learn about everyday slang terms that come from the Gaelic language by … came out as slang"? Explain your answer. e. How do you define slang? Why? f. What purpose do you think slang serves? Why? g. Why do you think Mr. Cassidy describes slang as … watch the short New York Times video "Daniel Cassidy on Slang" (found online at http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=10827540c69a4a539113cd1de2a89a048ad5e25a …
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  • Major Regional Dialects - … describe your region's language variety? Teens and Slang (DYSA/3) 12a. Slang: Slang words are used on informal occasions in place of … eventually lose their slang connotations. Do you think that most slang originates in a certain region? Where? How does slang travel from region … have ever picked up some of them. 10. Slang: Using the definitions of slang in discussion question 12 and in the glossary …
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  • You Wouldn't Understand...It's a Slang Thang - … (from flapper). -correctly incorporate at least 25 slang terms taken from the 1920's Slang Dictionary (see Web Link) -discuss three specific … closing (from flapper). -correctly use 18-24 slang terms taken from the 1920's Slang Dictionary (see weblink) -discuss two specific changes … labeling the caricature with slang terms to identify what is shown Web Links 1920's Slang Dictionary Potpourri: Slang of the 1920's …
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  • Exploring Slang Language - … by creating an original PowerPoint project illustrating their favorite slang terms. RATIONALE Slang terms are a baffling component of the English language … the following websites: http://www.manythings.org/slang/ http://www.intranet.csupomona.edu/~jasanders/slang/top20.html http://www.spraakservice.net/slangportal … , Class, Date *What is slang? A definition. SLIDES # 2 - 11: Slang word slides. One slide for each chosen slang word or phrase. Each …
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  • Slang and Dialogue in Bud Not Buddy - … and behavior) The students will be able to define slang and identify slang in their own speech patterns. They will also identify1930 … ask the students what they think slang is. He will elicit a few examples of slang words from the students and ask … the book Bud, Not Buddy and its use of slang words and slang-like language helped to add to the tone and … to re-word the author's text utilizing modern-day slang and phrasing. (Materials: Novels, notebook paper and pencils Time: Most …
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  • Pray, Why Speakest Thou Thusly? - … over the course of American history; Provide examples of popular "slang" words and expressions from different periods in American history; Determine … sites: Old West Slang: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poindexterfamily/OldWestSlang.html 1960s Slang: http://cougartown.com/slang.html 1970s Slang: http://www.inthe70s.com/generated/terms.shtml 1980s Slang: http://www.inthe80s …
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