okay so, what do you see here?
what season is it?
yeah, but what's the box that the Wi-Fi is pumped out of?
router... we say router
what's... wait, what are we looking at? oh... these little green things... what do you call them?
what's in the glass pot?
so if that was jelly then what's this?
We call this jelly
wibble wobble wibble wobble... jelly on a plate... did you never say that?
no... that's weird
what are we looking at here?
okay, so what's the general term for like houses and buildings and stuff?
if you were like, 'oh, I've got loads of money. I want to buy some...'
property... we would say property, you would say...
some real estate comes with a massive one of these... what are you look at there... this nice green area
we'd call that a garden
...or a front yard
well, this yard is like a sideways yard because it's so damn big. I wish this was my house (it's not)
when you actually make the purchase, who do you talk to in order to actually buy it?
oh! I know this one
we would call them an estate agent
PD: 'you gave it to me, a realtor, and I promise I am NOT gonna let you down.'
what's this person of unspecified gender doing?
what are these kids in?
ball pool... we say pool... ball pool
yeah, ball pool
no, it's a ball pit
It's a ball pool
because you disappear
because it's a pool of balls
... and it's a pit
who's this guy?
we would call him... a caretaker cos he's taking care of the building
you would say...
this is somewhere where you'd go... there might be a pool, a gym, maybe a sauna... a steam room all this stuff
what would you call it?
well, that's the gym... the gym part...
but the whole building which might encapsulate all this like a sports hall, a gym, a swimming pool
a sauna, steam room... what you call the whole building?
'Oh, the gym has a sauna... cool. Oh, the gym has a pool cool.' It's a gym
we would call it a leisure center...
have you heard... like do you know leisure center... you say that in the States?
what class are these poor people sitting in?
yeah, we would say economy
when you get on the plane you are permitted to take this on board... what do you call this?
we would say hand luggage
what's this vehicle?
an RV... we call that a camper van, and I really want one
so you go on your summer holiday and you spend the week in a...
we'd call that a caravan park
so what would you call these white things that are parked up here?
we call them caravans
what bird is this?
Budgerigar... did you not know that?
budgerigar... do you not know budgerigars?
you never had a budgie when you was younger?
you never had a budgie?
these are budgies
I don't like birds
you like cats
because they kill birds
so budgie comes out the oven. What's that?
a rotisserie chicken
we'd call that a roast chicken
what's this thing with the handle?
juice carton... or carton of juice
do it again
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this girl has finished her project... her work and she's going to give it to her teacher
what's she going to do?
turn it in
hand it in
turn it in
hand... she's going hand it to her teacher... hand it in
now the teacher is gonna take it and he's going to go through it and he's going look at it
so what's he going to do?
he's going to grade it?... we say mark... he's going to mark it
'have you marked your work?... sir, have you marked my test?'
'have you graded my test?'
if you're clever, you'll get lots of these in it
what are these?
yeah... we'd say ticks
ticks... ticks... tick box...
what are these kids doing right now?
taking a test?
they are sitting an exam
they're taking a test
who's this bloke?
what's his job?
what does a proctor do?
proctor's an exam
we call him an invigilator
these kids have just been told class is over... what are they now on?
these kids are in their final years of high school
so they're 17 turning 18... kind of thing... what would you refer to these kids as?
seniors... we would say year 13
so we don't have this whole freshman... sophomore....
what's after that?... junior...
so Americans say...
freshman, sophomore, junior, senior
we just have year 10... 11... 12... 13... as those equivalents... we don't have special names
so these guys... if they were leaving to go to university next year as you would say...
then we would say they're in year 13
i.e. second year of sixth form
what game are they playing with these things?
mmm... it's like baseball, but for kiddies
we would call it rounders... a good game of rounders down the beach or in the school field is a great laugh
you have rounders or not?
it doesn't mean anything to you?
who's this bloke?
how would you greet your fellow Americans at this festive time of year
we would say Happy Christmas
although loads of people say Merry Christmas now
what's this girl wearing?
we'd call that a dressing-gown
do you have this concept of dressing-gown or not?
no, it's a bathrobe... you take a shower or bath and then you put your bathrobe on
leave a comment if you have a dressing-gown and if you love your dressing gown
what's this guy doing?
foraging for food in the forest
true, but what's his job?... he's getting paid to do this
oh, he's restocking the shelves
stocking shelves... we say stacking shelves
no he's stock... stack... stocking?... yeah
that's confused you hasn't it?
yeah it has
we literally say stock.... wait... no, you say stocking we say stacking
yeah, he's restocking
yeah, I'd say he's a shelf stacker
cause he's stacking the things on the shelf
he's a shelf stocker because he's restocking his stock of goods on the shelf
you're driving down the road... High Street... you want to hack a left at the end of the road, what do you do?
you would use your turn signal
we'd call that an indicator
you probably haven't... I don't know... do you have any clue what this is?
it's like the bottom bit of a motor vehicle... it's got a special name, which is spelt like this:
have you even...
Americans say chassis, right?
I think so
we say chassis
what's the big city here that isn't London?
what do you typically call the main road or street that runs down the centre of the town?
we call it the High Street
garage... do it again
what's in the red circle?
what letter is that?
this girl dresses in tie-dye... she's got a nose piercing
how would you describe her?
I would say she's a hippie
yeah hippie or...
wow... these guys are really crunchy
yeah... very crunchy
on Netflix, there is a whole variety of different TV...
programs... to watch
program was always like the typical word for a TV show, but it's kind of dying out
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one for the musicians:
so I'd call this: semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, demi semiquaver, and then demi...
(mumbling)... one of them. I don't know...
I would call them:
whole note, half note, quarter note, 8th note , 16th note, 32nd note, 64th note
Americans keep things simple, right?
mmm... specifically the part that you would go to if you had had some kind of major accident
what does the ER stand for?
A&E stands for accident and emergency
so the bad news is if you've had a really bad accident, you need an operation
okay, this girl is going to come and put some stuff in your veins
or your arteries which is going to make you go to sleep. Who is she?
okay, so your operation didn't go so well, and now you are here
she's on a life-support machine
she's in the ICU
she's in intensive care
intensive care unit
we just call it intensive care
you've lost a job and you're given this
what's a pink slip?
basically... you're fired
when you're fired in the UK, you're handed your P45
and I think the P45 is kind of the equivalent of the U.S. pink slip
your boss gives you this box and says pack your stuff you're done
you didn't do anything wrong, but what's happened to you?
you've been laid off
yeah, we would say 'you've been made redundant' so we would say this is redundancy
you've been laid off
if you want a new job once you've been laid off/ made redundant, then you might want to write up one of these... what is it?
CV... curriculum vitae
testing your knowledge of constellations
what is this constellation here... these last two point north... to the north star... the pole star
we call it the plow
what game is this?
chutes and ladders?
snakes and ladders... we have snakes you have...
this guy sat on a...
bale of hay... is holding a...