Listening: Welsh Slang, Idioms and Usage

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Listen to the wave file by clicking here and answer the questions below.

Before Listening: What do you know about Wales and how the people speak?


First Listening: What slang, idiom and differing uses are mentioned?

What kind of situations do you think these expressions would be appropriate for?


Second Listening: How do the interviewer and interviewee (the woman) say that the idiom or usage belongs to a group or person? What "structures" do they use?

How does the interviewee set the scene and/or give a context for some of the idioms she talks about?

How does the interviewer express his interest in what the interviewee is saying and encourage her to continue? What function does laughter play?