English for Migrants

Monday, 17 February, 2014

Kiwi Slang

Kiwis want you to bring a plate to their barbie and invite you to join them at smoko time at work. When it is hosing down, they want you to stop yakking and stay in your bach. What does all this mean? Its called slang. In this lesson you are introduced to some of the most common Kiwi slang (colloquialisms) and their meanings. If you want to become a Kiwi and feel confident at social gatherings, you need to understand slang. Listen to find out what, when, and where you can use Kiwi slang.

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