THE UNITED KINGDOM (UK) (The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland): It is ‘a Country of Countries’.
Blue: England; (British)
Red: Wales; (Welsh)
Green: Nothern Ireland; (Nothern Irish)
Navy blue: Scotland. (Scottish)
GREAT BRITAIN: Just 3 countries (Scotland, Wales and England).
- Every trick in the book: It means you do everything to achieve something;
i.e. I have tried every trick in the book to help you!
2. In my book: It means in my opinion;
e.g. I would not do that in my book.
3. By the book: It means follow the rules;
i.e. Soccer is played by the book.
4. Don’t judge a book by its cover!
e.g. A) I am not going to eat it. B) Don’t jugde a
book by its cover. You have not even tried. Eat it.
5. Bookworm: It is a person who likes to read;
i.e. I am a bookworm. I love to read!
6. Hit the books: It means ”study”.
e.g. I have got to hit the books today. There is a text tomorrow!
- Temporary job: It means only a short contract;
i.e. For 3 months.
2. Permanent job: It means it can work till you decide whether you stay or not.
e.g. I will work all my life.
- (Temporary # Permanent) = opposite.
3. Full-time job: It means it will usually work 35 hours a week. (Uk);
e.g. She will work in a full-time job here;
4. Part-time job: It will only be working a few hours a week.
i.e. I have got two jobs now because of working in a part-time job in the morning.
- Please! = In the wrong context. When giving or offering someone something.
i.e. I’II give it to her, please!!*
2. Forming questions incorrectly!
i.e. How is they?*
3. pronunciation of ‘TH‘!
i.e. I fink so.* ( = thing)
4. Mixing up Present perfect with Past Simple.
i.e. I have been to Peru last year; *
e.g. I have went there. *
- * It means that it is incorrectly.
- All right: American English;
- Alright: British English (informal);
- All right: British English (formal).
1. Ask about health;
e.g. Are you all right?
e.g. Is it all right whether I sit there?
3. Greeting (Uk) = Informal espressions!
e.g. A) Alright? (Intonation) B) Alright!
i.e. A) Alright *mate? B) yeah! (*mate = friend)
A) Alright love? B) yeah, thanks!
e.g. All right! Let’s started!
5. Bit of alright! (Informal expression) (UK).
- It means someone is good-looking.
e.g. She’s a bit of alright! = she is good-looking!
- Plunger /’planjer/ : We use it in the drain or in the toilet.
e.g. Verbs: Plugged or clogged.
2. Toilet /‘toilit/;
Expression: Flush the toilet!! Always…
3. Sink /singk/;
4. Bathtub /‘baTHtub/;
5. Shower /Shauor/
I.e. Take / have a shower / bath;
6. Mirror /‘miror/;
7. Broom /brum/;
8. Squeegee /‘Skweji:/.
- Go to + NOUN = It means regular choice.
i.e. This is my go to book. / This is my go to dish.
2. Rocked up + to a place = It means ”went”.
i.e. I rocked up to the cinema;
Rocked up + to a person = It means ”talked to”.
i.e. She rocked up to me to ask my number.
3. Hit it! = It means ”do it”.
i.e. I want to read that book! Hit it!
Hit + place = It means go to
i.e. I am going to hit the school
I am going to hit the market
- I would hit it! = Have sex with someone.
- Do not (don’t) use contractions;
- Formal language;
- Write I look forward to hearing from you;
- Write your full name under your signature.
Note: a formal email is the same as a formal letter, but in an email it is not used the address or date.