In this episode of Embarrassing English Errors Ep03 I teach you the subtle difference in pronunciation of the words arse & us.
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Embarrassing English Errors Ep03 – Arse & Us
Hey guys, and welcome to this episode of Embarrassing English Errors. Today’s episode is going to include the words “arse” and “us”. “Arse” and “us”.
So, “us”, to define “us” it’s used by someone who’s referring to himself or herself and one or more other people. So, “to know us”, “to give to us”, “to be with us”. That’s what “us” means.
The word “arse”. This is a term used in English English and Australian English to refer to a person’s buttocks, behind, bum, butt. You sit on it. That’s your bum [arse]. Um… in American English they use the word “ass” instead of “arse”, and so, I’ll probably do an episode on “ass” in the future, but it’s less common in Australian English, particularly when you’re talking about your bottom. You wouldn’t say “ass” you would say “arse”.
Obviously these words sound very similar and I think the difference is mainly that “arse” is a prolonged vowel [sound]. So, you say “aaaaarse”. Whereas “us” is a lot quicker. It’s just an “uh” sound. “Us”, “us”. It’s not “uuuuuuuhs” it’s just “us” and “arse”. They’re the different ways of pronouncing those two words. So, I think it’s pretty much exactly the same vowel sound, except that “arse” is prolonged and “us” is incredibly short. “Us”, “uh”, “uh”, “uh” and “aaaah”, “aaaah”, “aaarse”.
So, what are some other words in English that have the vowel sound similar to that, or the same as that, from the word “arse”?
And what are some other words in English that have the same vowel sound as “us”?
So, you’ll probably notice when you listen to this again that when I say the words sounding like “arse” all of them have a longer vowel, “arc”, “art”, “artist”, “start”, but when I say any of the words that sound like “us” they all sound very short “a”, “but”, “cut”, “up”, “bus”, “puss”. They’re all very very short vowel sounds. So, that’s the main difference between these two.
So, let’s practice the pronunciation of the two different vowel sounds on their own, and I’ll run through this five times.
Ah – Uh x 5
So, let’s do some made up and real words now just to practice the sounds after consonants.
Parse – Pus
Blarse – Blus
Farse – Fus
Crarse – Crus
Strarse – Strus
Blarse – Blus
Narse – Nus
Thrarse – Thrus
Darse – Dus
Zarse – Zus
Karse – Kus
Marse – Mus
And to finish we’ll just go through the actual words “arse” and “us” ten times.
Arse – Us x 10
So I hoped you like this episode guys. I hope it’s helping with learning the difference in these sort of minor pronunciation of words that can lead to relatively embarrassing errors in English. And, it’s not really that big of a deal but it’s always nice to have confidence when you’re speaking and that’s why I think it’s important to practice these kinds of things because you’re never going to be worried about accidentally using the wrong word in certain situations if you practice these things, you know? So, you won’t avoid certain words, certain contexts or certain points of discussion out of um… embarrassment in the future. So, keep practicing, keep nailing it, and if you have any other questions or any other sounds that you’d like to work on send me a message or comment on something on Facebook and I’ll try and do an episode as soon as possible.
All the best guys!
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Traveling With Pete Ep02: Ocean Grove
Alright, guys, we’re all the way back in Ocean Grove just driving past the Ocean Grove Bowling Club. So, that was there on the right. And we’re heading up to the main drag in Ocean Grove. We are on The Terrace. So, The Terrace is the name of this street, and it goes through the guts of Ocean Grove. “Going through the guts” means to go through the centre of something, you know, if you were shot in the stomach and that bullet passed straight through you that went through your guts. If something like a street goes through the middle of a town then you can refer to that street as going through the guts of the town. “Straight through the guts” just means straight through the middle.
And you can see that we have gotten a little festive. There are a few Christmas trees up. Although, they’re not “up” they’re… these trees are always here, these little pine trees. So, this is The Terrace, the main drag where we have surf shops everywhere, there’s cafés, there’s obviously all of these pine trees with a heap of little… well not little, they’re actually quite large, decorations. Large large red decorations hanging in the trees here.
So, yeah, I spent a lot of years coming up to this street when I was younger and just hanging out with mates. The fish and chip shop here on the right we used to go to all the time. There’s Coles here on the left, which is a chain of supermarkets that you will see everywhere in Australia, Coles. As opposed to Woolies, the other one that I showed you earlier. Woolies is Woolworths, the other chain of supermarkets. Those two seem to be everywhere in Australia.
And we’ve got a little Christmas tree here after all on the corner here. But, I might actually turn right and take you guys down on the beach, and we can go have a look at the main beach in Ocean Grove and I’ll keep chatting to you.
So, yeah, fish and chip shops everywhere, guys, there’s another one you’ll see as I turn the corner here straight in front of us. Fish and chips, fish and chips! And we just had some of that yesterday in Queenscliff that you guys might have seen in that other video where Dave, James and I went down to Queenscliff and… oh excuse me! …and unwrapped some fish and chips, and showed you what was in that. So, definitely check that out if you haven’t.
So, this is the beach in front of us. We’ll get to it eventually. That was 13W, from memory, 13W, the 13th beach west of the bay, hence the name 13 + W. And so, the main beach is actually just up here on the left. So, we’ll just turn in. Turn in to the main beach road and come up over this hill, and you guys will hopefully get a really really nice view of the main beach in Ocean Grove. So, any time you’ve heard me talk about Ocean Grove beach or main beach or the main beach at Ocean Grove, this is the beach that I’m talking about, and this is the beach that I used to always come to as a kid whether in summer whether in winter, and I would go surfing here.
So, I’ll drive down here, I’ll park it in the car park, and we can go have a little wander, we can go have a little walk, and we can go check out Ocean Grove main beach. And I’m glad the sun seems to have come out. So, as we were down in Point Lonsdale before it was a little overcast, and I guess it still is. There’s quite a few clouds in the sky, but fortunately there’s a little patch here with no clouds and the sun’s out. So, hopefully you guys will get to see this beach with a bit of sun on it.
So, there you go, Ocean Grove main beach, and you can probably see, in the right-hand corner as I turn here, The Bluff. There you go, Barwon Heads Bluff. And I might shoot down there, I might drive off down there and check it out and show you guys that after we’ve had a quick squiz, after we’ve had a quick look at Ocean Grove main beach. And there was another Australian slang term for you guys, A SQUIZ. S-Q-U-I-Z. A SQUIZ means to have a look. So, if you have A SQUIZ at something it means you have a look at something, you inspect it, you check it out. So, anyway, let’s park this car and let’s go have A SQUIZ at Ocean Grove main beach.
So, here we are guys down at Ocean Grove main beach. And I’ve been a little bit naughty. I don’t have any sunscreen on or a hat. So, we’re going to have to be quick so that I don’t get sunburnt, but hopefully you guys will appreciate the beach down here. It’s absolutely beautiful. And it looks like the tide’s out as you’ll see in a sec. And you remember in one of the other episodes that I was talking about surfboards and people getting surfing lessons, this is exactly what I was talking about, and that’s what those boards are there, people getting lessons.
So, here you go, we’re almost there, we’re almost there. Walking down, walking down, walking down. You’ll see at the moment that it isn’t chockas, it’s not busy, it’s not too chockas at all. So, you’ll see up here there’s a little surf life saving/surf patrol area, as we walk past, where all of the lifeguards stay and they watch the beach and take care of people who may potentially get in trouble and need to be resuscitated. And quite often I think these guys are actually quite young. They’re teenagers who are training down here at the beach to be lifesavers from a very young age. And so, they man this post day in day out and actually end up watching the beach all the time and checking out if anyone’s in trouble, if anyone needs to be rescued.
And so, you’ll see over here behind me out on the beach, and I’ll try and get a better look at it, but there are flags out there. And the yellow and red flags that you may or may not be able to see actually indicate where you should be swimming, so the safest part of the beach. It’s hard for me to see on the screen at the moment, but you should be able to see these flags, the red and yellow ones are where you should swim. So, if you come down to Australia, you come down to the beaches here always stick between those flags. And the blue and white ones are where surfers need to stay outside of. So, that’s why they’re on the outside of these red and yellow flags. Surfers, people with surfboards or bodyboards are actually asked to stay outside of the red and yellow flags in order to keep the swimmers safe. So, that in case a board gets loose or someone on a surfboard crashes the board doesn’t injure anyone who’s swimming.
Anyway, so this is the main drag, again using that phrase, down at the Ocean Grove beach, the main little path, the main little road that is behind me. And you’ll see in summer, especially, getting into December now, so maybe a few more days or a week or so, this place will be absolutely chockas, it’ll be absolutely chockablock full of people, because as soon as it gets nice and warm, especially, too, at the moment it’s probably 20C maybe, give or take, but as soon as it gets to incredibly incredibly hot you’ll see people everywhere, people absolutely everywhere.
So, yeah, this is Ocean Grove main beach. And as you’ll see, I think, in the distance here I’m point off, that’s where we were in Point Lonsdale down here. We were actually down at that lighthouse. So, that’s about 12km away on this beach. You can walk the whole way. (It) probably takes a bit over an hour, but you can walk the whole way down to Point Lonsdale. And then on the other side of the beach actually goes all the way to Barwon Heads. And that’s where we’ll go next, and we’ll go check out Barwon Heads beach. So, see you in a minute.
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Prepare for the speaking test on the IELTs exam with today’s Aussie English IELTs episode 5 showing you how to talk about the weather.
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AE 523: How to talk about THE WEATHER | IELTs Lesson 5
So, this is IELTS episode number five.
I know, we’re getting there, guys, we’re getting there, guys. Hope you’re enjoying them. So, today we’re going to be talking about the weather and this is the discussion episode, where Kel is just going to ask me some questions and then answer them herself, but hopefully this will give you some ideas of how to respond to these kinds of questions if you get these kinds of questions on the IELTS exam, right? Or the PTE exam. If someone asks you about whether, even in real life, here are some ways of responding about it. So go for it Kel, shoot!
Before we start, I just wanted to mention that a lot of people on Instagram were asking for this topic. It is a very common topic. So, there you go! Now you can now study and make the most of it.
It’s one that comes up in small talk quite often too. If someone finds out where you’re from and they realize you’re in a different, you’re from a different location, they’ll quite often be like ”oh what’s it like there?” and you can talk about the weather as part of that. You know, it’s rainy, it’s sunny, it’s hot, it’s cold. So, anyway, go for it Kel.
So, the first question I have here is what’s the weather like in your country? So, that’s question they might ask you on your first task, the task one of the speaking test.
Yeah. What’s the weather like in your country?
Yeah. So, basically they want you to talk about yourself, like your experiences and your country. And I would answer that saying that my, the weather in my region is not very changeable.
Not very variable.
No. We pretty much have sunny days, blue skies all the time.
It’s consistent. It’s always the same thing.
Doesn’t fluctuate. Yeah. So, what’s it like, though, it doesn’t change, but is it hot, is it cold?
It is hot all the time. Humid, we get a lot of rain. That’s, you know, I think summer, you say summer rain?
Yeah. So, is it seasonal?
Yes. So, you get a lot of rain, but still really hot and humid, which is, you know, really good if you, you’re the kind of person who likes going to the beach and sunbathing and doing sports outside, but if you’re more like me, I don’t really like those things. I don’t really like sweating, so it’s hard for me to get used to it.
Would you say that the weather is… it may not be very variable in your region in the country, but in the country as a whole is the weather variable in Brazil?
Yes. As you go south, further south it gets a bit cooler. It’s still hot, but you have more defined seasons. So, winter is a proper winter. So, when you have, you know, some places even snow. But as you go up, up north, it doesn’t change much. My place is very close to the Equator.
So, the changes are really tiny, we can’t we don’t even say we have four seasons there because we don’t feel the difference, right? So, is it either raining hot or it’s sunny and it’s hot.
So, if would answer that question I guess I would say sort of the same in, well… not really, in Victoria at least, it is very variable. So, it changes all the time. So, at the moment it’s summer, but even then it’s, you know, pleasant days about 20 degrees, then some days that are like 40 degrees and then there’s a cool change in the afternoon and it goes down again to 20 degrees so, that’s kind of what it’s like during summer, but it’s it’s like that the whole year too, where the weather tends to fluctuate quite a bit. You’ll have hot days, cold days, wet days, sunny days, lots of rain, lots of wind as well. It’s very variable and changes quite a bit, but in the whole country it’s very variable. So, it’s sort of like you were saying about North in Brazil, the further North in Australia you go, the warmer it gets because we’re in the southern hemisphere and the more consistent the days will be with temperature, humidity and everything like that in the north. So, the further north you go, once you get to sort of right up North, it’ll be like you were seeing in Brazil with those… the wet season and the dry season, but you won’t get the distinctive, you know, summer, autumn, spring and winter seasons so, yeah… But it tends to be quite pleasant in most places in Australia, but pretty hot, especially in the desert.
Victoria is really the kind of weather I like, you know, we have… we might have one or two days when it’s really hot, but then the rest of the week is just like pleasant, nice and you have this breeze…Yeah. So, do you think the weather affects your food?
Does the weather reflect the mood? I think so. If it’s…I remember living in Melbourne and during winter in Melbourne it was always raining. It was always wet. It was always dark and gloomy and a little bit depressing and I think that kind of has a flow on effect to your mood as well so, if you’re going outside every day and you know you want to be active, you want to go for a run and you want to go for a walk, you want to see people, you want to go outside, if it’s always unpleasant, I think it bleeds over into your mood and makes you a bit depressed. What do you think? Does that weather affect your mood?
That’s what my friend who is from London says all the time like, ”I feel so depressed here, it’s always gloomy and you know grey and weird”.
Overcast with lots of clouds.
I honestly feel very different about it like, I hate leaving the house when it is too hor and bright so, when it’s overcast, that’s when I feel really good and I wanted it outside and I know it’ll be pleasant, right? I won’t be sweating all over, I’ll be uncomfortable in anyway.
But it has to be overcast without rain.
Yes, when it’s raining obviously it makes things much harder, right? ‘Cause for me I take public transportation, for example, to go to Melbourne where I study. So, you would make my life really hard to have to take the train and then, you know, it’s raining, I’ll get wet and everything, but yeah, I think when it’s too, and sunny and bright and like just… dry, like here in Victoria you have this really dry wind.
Dry heat. I like it, I like it. You don’t like it. But what was it like when you were back in Brazil in the north, living in a hot humid environment, that affect your mood?
Yes it does, but I again I wouldn’t leave the house. I would always have the fan on or the air conditioner on. It affects me in a way that I feel really uncomfortable and I feel gross and greasy and just like I don’t want to, I don’t like sweating at all so, when it’s hot like I’m the opposite like…. you feel more willing to do things at a time when it’s hot, but I feel like I want to avoid this, I don’t want to be outside because it’s too hot, but obviously if I’m going like sightseeing or on a holiday trip or something you want to take photos, right? You want to see places very clearly and that’s when I feel like yeah if it’s overcast, I can’t really take good photos, I can’t make the most of it.
It’s a tradeoff and this is I think why I like Victoria weather there’s so much because it does go up and down and it changes quite a bit so, you don’t… at least in spring and autumn, when it’s going in and out of winter, you don’t really get stuck in long periods of one type of weather, it’s not…it’s not hot and sunny for a year two weeks in a row and it’s also not cold and rainy for two weeks in a row, tends to change quite a bit. I like that aspect of the weather and the climate here in Victoria. What are some of the other questions you had here?
So, what do you usually do in the winter? There would be a hard question for me. I mean, talking about Brazil because I… in Brazil didn’t experience winter, right? It was really hot and humid.
You didn’t have winter, they don’t have winter in Brazil?
Well, not in my place, we don’t have winter, we have the wet season when it’s raining, but it’s not as if it’s cold or anything.
So, the first time you experienced winter was when you came to Australia?
Basically, yeah, pretty much when we went to Canberra, because… that was freezing cold.
That was negative degrees, right? It got below zero.
It was foggy, it was really… it was a proper winter so, it was my first experience with the winter, but I just… I would say I stay at home, I have hot, a mug with my hot chocolate and try to be cosy and warm.
And just hide from it all.
I like being outside when it’s cold, to be honest. The thing with winter is, that’s my theory, If it’s cold, you can put layers on, you can have three jackets or whatever, but when it’s hot you can’t go out naked, right? There is no way you can avoid feeling uncomfortable.
You can’t take your skin off if it gets too hard as well, right?
But things that people are usually do in the winter, they go skiing, right? We went to the…. Perisher?
Yeah, exaclty. To the mountains to see the snow.
Yeah, it was really, it was really nice. So, those like… is it like winter sports like a popular thing in Australia, do you think?
Winter sports, yeah, I think so because at least in the south east so, in the south east of Australia we have the Alps, the mountains that are nearby and so people can go skiing because it snows there, but everywhere else in Australia it doesn’t snow. So, that’s a very New South Wales/Victoria they are the states where you can do that and for instance my brother in law goes snowboarding every year. Not everyone does because it’s quite expensive here too in Australia so, you can go skiing, you can go snowboarding, but because we have only a little bit of snow and a lot of people who want to go, it’s one of the most expensive places in the world to enjoy winter sports and also it’s just not that good. So, you could probably have a better time going to Japan or going to New Zealand, which are relatively close by, and you know skiing snowboarding instead of spending a lot of money to go to Australia where it’s somewhat limited.
Yeah, I guess that’s it for the first part, we’ve talked about like… we used a lot of weather vocabulary to talk about those things. Yeah, those are the kind of questions you might get asked.
Yeah, awesome, good job, guys! Well, we will see you in the next video. Don’t forget to sign up to The Aussie English Classroom if you want access to that, where we’ll be going through all of the different vocabulary, expressions and I guess, what would you call it? Grammar even you’ve got here on to how to set up structures and nice sentences when talking about this sort of stuff. So, we’ll see there.
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By pete — 2 years ago
12 More Aussie Slang Terms. Do I Use Them?
Here again ready to do the next round of Aussie slang terms from the Sheila postcard.
So you’ll see that here.
Check it out.
And whether or not I actually use any of these slang terms.
1. Wanna cuppa?
So “Wanna cuppa”.
This is the first one.
Would you care for some tea?
Would you like some tea?
I wouldn’t use this, personally, but I would hear this everywhere.
This is the kind of thing that the older generation would say.
My grandparents would probably use this if I came over and they offered everyone or myself some tea.
They might say, “Do you wanna cuppa?”.
2. Go and tart yourself up.
The next one, “Go and tart yourself up”.
This is definitely one that’s only used for women.
And again it’s a little bogan I risk saying.
I don’t think many people would say this that I know, but it is the kind of thing that I’ve heard before and I have heard people used before not just in a stereotypical in the movies or on TV kind of thing.
And according to the postcard it means please dress in your best clothes.
If I heard this I would think it meant put makeup on, dress up in nice clothing, ready to go out as a girl on the town, go clubbing, whatever it is.
If you “Tart yourself up” it it’s sort of referring to someone dressing up like a tart. And a tart is kind of a bimbo or a pretty but silly kind of girl, a bit ditzy.
3. Wanna come to our piss up?
The next one is “Wanna come to our piss up?”.
This one is you’re invited to the party, but it’s not the kind of thing I reckon I would hear many women say, “Do you wanna come to the piss up? Do you wanna come to our piss up?”.
This is not the kind of thing many women would say at all.
This is the kind of thing that guys would probably say.
“Hey mate, you wanna come to our piss up?”, and it just means, “Do you want to come to our party where there will be a lot of drinking? Do you wanna come and drink some piss? Do you wanna get pissed. Do you wanna come to a piss up?”.
Yes I would hear this.
Probably not use it myself, but it’s very common in Australia.
4. How you goin’ luv?
“How are you goin’ luv? How are you goin’ luv?”.
This is one as well that’s used quite a lot, again, by the older generation.
No one my age would use this, especially men.
This is the kind of thing that again women would use this like tying yourself up wouldn’t refer to men.
“How you goin’ luv?”.
This is the kind of thing you’re going to hear if you’re travelling around in Australia and you go into say a small town, and you go into a small town shop.
When you go to buy something, you know, it could be a bakery you, could be buying something to drink or something to eat.
The shop attendant might say to you “Oh, how you goin’ luv?” if they’re an old lady.
5. Don’t get your knickers in a knot.
“Don’t get your knickers in a knot”. Don’t get upset. “Don’t get your knickers in a knot”.
I would probably use this ironically as if I was being silly, ’cause I would probably just say “Don’t get upset” if I was going to say that.
But “Don’t get your knickers in a knot” is definitely one you’d hear as well. “Don’t get your knickers in a knot”, but it’s kind of a bit almost a bit rude, almost a little… Yeah it’s slang, it’s a little bit rude.
“Don’t get your knickers in a knot”.
“Don’t get them in a twist”.
And it’s kind of like don’t get upset by literally having your underwear, your undies, getting twisted up or knotted so that they’re that uncomfortable that you’re kind of getting angry.
“Don’t get your knickers in a knot, mate!”.
6. What’s the latest goss?
“What’s the latest goss?”.
“What’s the latest goss?”.
I use this all the time.
This is one that I actually use.
“What’s the latest goss?”.
What’s the latest news?
Tell me about the gossip.
So “Goss” is just short for gossip as in rumours or the latest news.
“What’s the goss?”.
7. The old man shot through.
“The old man has shot through” or “The old man shot through”.
This is, again, “The old man”, this just refers to a husband or potentially your parent, a father, but it’s a guy obviously “The old man”.
And it means that the husband left town, he’s gone, he’s left, he’s shot through meaning he’s run away.
Again, it’s the kind of thing I wouldn’t use myself but I wouldn’t be surprised if I heard here in Australia and I’d know what it meant.
8. Get stuffed bitch!
“Get stuffed bitch!”.
“Get stuffed bitch!”.
Leave whenever you like.
No, it wouldn’t mean that at all.
“Get stuffed bitch!”.
If I were to hear that or use that would mean go and f*&^ yourself.
Go and screw yourself.
Get stuffed, and “Get stuffed bitch”.
It’s pretty rude to be honest.
I wouldn’t use this if I were you.
I wouldn’t be surprised if I heard it.
I might use it if I was incredibly angry with someone who was… I don’t know they could have been doing anything, but I would tell them “Go get stuffed!”.
I probably wouldn’t say “Bitch”, but if you want to be really really rude that is something that you could say.
Don’t use it.
9. Shut your gob.
“Shut your gob”.
“Shut your gob” is one that you will hear, again, “Gob” is sort of a slang term for mouth.
So, “Shut your gob!” just means stop talking, shut up.
And here according to this postcard it means tell someone who cares, which is another way of saying, you know, stop talking.
Go and talk to someone who cares.
I don’t care.
Tell someone who cares.
“Shut your gob!”.
You might hear it.
It’s probably not that common anymore though.
10. Don’t crap on.
“Don’t crap on”.
“Don’t crap on”.
Aren’t you exaggerating?
So, again, it’s like you’re talking quite a bit?
“Don’t crap on”.
Don’t keep talking crap.
Don’t keep going on talking crap.
I wouldn’t hear this that often.
I wouldn’t learn this one.
I wouldn’t bother with it, but if someone said you “Don’t crap on”, it just means don’t make crap up, don’t keep talking crap, don’t exaggerate, don’t make things up.
11. Could I bot a fag?
“Could I’m bot a fag?”.
“Could I bot a fag?”.
I’ve never heard of a “To bot” I don’t know what that is.
I assume in this sense it means can I steal one can I take one.
Can I have one.
“A fag” here, obviously we know that “A fag” is a very very very condescending word for a homosexual man.
Don’t use it in that sense.
You offend pretty much everyone if you use the word “Fag”, unless you are obviously explaining the word.
So, don’t get angry at me you commenters.
“Fag” though in this sense, “A fag”, “Can I bot a fag?”, “Can I steal a fag?”, you might even hear “Can I bum a fag?”, which can be confusing in and of itself, but it means can I have a cigarette.
So “A fag” can just be a cigarette.
And if I “bot a fag” here, it means, yeah, may I have one of your cigarettes.
I wouldn’t learn the verb “Bot”.
That’s literally the first time I’ve ever seen that, but you might hear people say “Can I’ve a fag?”, “Can I bum a fag?”, which just means can I have a cigarette?
Now the last one.
12. Grouse lippy.
The last one is “Grouse lippy”.
“Grouse lippy”, and it means, according to the postcard, what a nice shade of lipstick.
And that’s accurate.
I myself probably wouldn’t comment on someone’s lipstick shade.
So I wouldn’t use this, but I would use these individual words on their own.
“Grouse” means nice, awesome, beauty, great.
“That is grouse”.
That is good.
That is awesome.
“I reckon that’s grouse”.
That you’re going to hear everywhere in Australia.
You’ll hear me say that.
You’ll hear pretty much everyone who is not not not really really really posh Australian, they’ll use this.
“Lippy”, again, to will probably be used quite a lot by almost everyone to mean in lipstick.
There might be the person who says “Nah, I don’t use that slang term”, but if they hear the word “Lippy” they’re going to know that you’re talking about putting on lipstick.
Anyway, guys, that’s this set of 12 Australian expressions, Australian slang terms, Australian idioms, and whether or not I myself would use these.
I hope it’s helped.
I hope you’ve learnt a lot of Australian slang, and what to use, what not to use at least according to me and what I experience in Australia.
See you in the video guys.
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