This video is Part 1 of a two-part lesson in my series called American Slang. Students will test their ability to comprehend new vocabulary in the context of a fast, informal conversation.
In this american slang video, you will learn following new expressions:
Pretty much: nearly; mostly A clunker: jalopy, junky car: a car that’s in bad Fully loaded: having all the options, all the special features High tech: advanced technology, modern technology; having very complex technology (That’s) sweet!: very good (Cool!) User-friendly: easy to use; trait of a computer program or instrument with a wide scope which testifies that using and learning how to use it is easy and comfortable even to one who has never used it before Check (this) out: look at this; consider this, think of this; take a look at something and appreciate it. You name it: (refers to almost everything; suggests a long list) Get a load of (this): listen to this! (Slang); similar to check this out Hands-free: able to be operated without the use of your hands Voice activated: operated by voice command Cutting edge: modern, updated, on the forefront of technology; exciting because it’s the neest technology, mothod, etc. Like a dream: very well Take it for a spin: take a short drive just for fun You bet: definitely, for sure, of course, certainly Behind the Wheel: in the driver’s seat, in control of the car Be cool with that: have no objections