There were so many more people lingering at the coffee shop this morning. Small groups of young men discussing the results of the Italian elections, little old ladies seated chatting about the Tsunami Tour and the barista exclaiming “ The People have spoken!”. It got me thinking that a post on politics lingo could help my readers today. Habemus Ducem?….NOT![audio http://audioboo.fm/boos/1233910-english-phraseology-political-chatter.mp3]
Idioms in Context:
Fluency Builder: Discuss the following questions in class or with a friend to practice speaking about this topic.
Can you think of any other useful expressions we can learn about politics & voting? Post them so we can learn together.
This was inspired by the breakie (i.e. slang for breakfast ) I had at the coffee shop with my little macho men(i.e. two little boys) this morning !