Hello! HRU? This week we are talking all about internet slang or textese - the abbreviated language and slang commonly used with mobile phone text messaging, or other Internet-based communication such as email and instant messaging. Do you use internet slang? Do you have internet slang in your language? Find out about some of the most up to date English examples, what they mean & when you can use them. The language focus this week is about pronunciation and more specifically the -ing sound. We hope you enjoy the podcast. TY!
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Vocabulary & English Expressions: (see the full list in our free episode guide!)
smh - shaking my head (used when you don’t agree or disapprove)
tbh - to be honest
af - as f***
tyvm - thank you very much
Language Focus: Idioms (see the full list in our free episode guide!)
In this week’s podcast we looked at textese and many of these expressions include an -ing;
smh - shakin’ my head
rofl - rollin’ on the floor laughing
lmao - laughin’ my ass off
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