Batxillerat 1&2 Optional Activity #9. The New Collins Dictionary.

Watch this video and find the new words matching these definitions:

  1. (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work
  2. to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge
  3. one’s best friend
  4. (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone
  5. a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable

Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.

  1. thingy
  2. Chinglish
  3. adorkable
  4. bang tidy
  5. hangry

Submit your answers in a comment here to be published on December, 1.

About Mireia Xortó

Hi! I'm a teacher of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) for ESO & Batxillerat at Institut Francesc Macià in Cornellà.
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11 Responses to Batxillerat 1&2 Optional Activity #9. The New Collins Dictionary.

  1. Laura Pérez says:

    (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work – Al desko
    to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge – Photobomb
    one’s best friend – Bestie
    (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone – Textonym
    a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable – Bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.

    He couldn’t play the match because he forgot his protection thingy at home
    The new student’s mother was learning to speak english so she talked Chinglish
    My rommate’s little sister was so adorkable!
    I can understand why she got an A. Her work was bang tidy.
    She hadn’t eaten anything for five hours and she had already had five exams. She said she felt hangry.

  2. Alba Hernández says:

    -(a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work. Al desko.
    -to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge al desko
    one’s best friend. Bestie
    -(in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone. Textonym.
    -a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable Bridezilla.

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.
    thingy: give me that notebook! book… thingy
    Chinglish: I -wàng- to drink my tea
    adorkable: I think that singer is adorkable, look how cute he is!
    bang tidy: she was surprised when he called her “bang tidy”
    hangry: I haven’t eaten for five hours, I’m so hangry

  3. Carlos says:

    1. (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work: traybake and bakemeat
    2. to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge:wheedlesome snollygoster.
    3. one’s best friend: rantipole, whiskerando
    4. (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone: textonym, valley girl
    5. a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable: bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.

    thingy: Is a thingy object.
    Chinglish: he write chinglish.
    adorkable: she is a adorkable.
    bang tidy: She is the best bang tidy girl.
    hangry: He is an hangry person.

  4. Eduard Ambrojo Pedrerol says:

    Watch this video and find the new words matching these definitions:

    1. (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work
    Al desko

    2. to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge
    Photobomb

    3. one’s best friend
    Bestie

    4. (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone
    Textonym

    5. a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable
    Bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.

    1. You have more thingy than my friend.
    2. You speaking the worst Chinglish of school.
    3. My friend is very adorkable and friendly.
    4. In programme did a incredible bang tidy of events.
    5. I’m very hangry when I arrive at home after school.

  5. Alba Hernández says:

    *
    -to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge. Photobomb.
    -one’s best friend. Bestie.

  6. Arnau Canalda says:

    1. al desko
    2. photobomb
    3. bestie
    4. textonym
    5. bridezilla

    1. Can you turn that thingy to the left?
    2. The chinese version of English is Chinglish and the spanish version is Spanglish.
    3.The way she dresses makes her look adorkable.
    4.This new mobile phone is bang tidy because it’s made of steel.
    5. He’s hangry because he’s feeling hungry and angry.

  7. Albert Lillo says:

    Watch this video and find the new words matching these definitions:
    1. al desko
    2. photobomb
    3. bestie
    4. textonym
    5. bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.
    1. What’s that red thingy?
    2. I heard a Chinese person speaking Chinglish yesterday.
    3. Jackson is adorkable.
    4. These sheets are expensive but are bang tidy.
    5. My boss is the hangriest person I know.

  8. Víctor Almagro 2nd 3 says:

    Watch this video and find the new words matching these definitions:
    1. (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work: Al desko

    2. to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge: Photobomb

    3. one’s best friend: Bestie

    4. (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone: Textonym

    5. a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable: Bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.
    1. Thingy: Give me that thingy.

    2. Chinglish: My friend doesn’t know Chinese very well, he speaks chinglish.

    3. Adorkable: That girl is really adorkable.

    4. bang tidy: I think she is very bang tidy.

    5. Hangry: When it’s two o’ clock, we are very hangry.

  9. Francesc García Pinyol says:

    1. (a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work
    Al desko
    2. to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge
    Photobomb
    3. one’s best friendo
    Bestie
    4. (in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone
    Textonym
    5. a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable
    Bridezilla

    Now make a sentence of your own using the following new words also appearing on the video.
    1. Thingy:
    I couldn’t find the thingy to turn on the TV so I did it manually.

    2. Chinglish:
    The other day I was talking to a Chinese businessman. He was talking to me in Chinglish and I answering him in Spanglish.

    3. Adorkable:
    There’s a new student in our class who dress very badly and doesn’t makes friends very easily but alter a long conversation I had with him I realized that he was adorakable

    4. Bang tidy:
    When Shakira’s video “Waka Waka” come out I thought it was Bang tidy.

    5. Hangry:
    This morning I was very hangry because I had been working for 3 hours on a new Project, which was frustrating, and also I hadn’t had anything to eat

  10. Marc Fernandez says:

    -(a meal, esp lunch) at one’s desk at one’s place of work. Al desko
    -to intrude into the background of a photograph without the subject’s knowledge. Photobomb
    -one’s best friend. Bestie
    -(in text messaging) one of two or more words that can be generated by pressing the same combination of numbers on the keypad of a mobile phone. Textonym
    -a woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable Bridezilla

    thingy: I have a thingy to give.
    Chinglish: The other day someone told me in Chinglish.
    adorkable
    bang tidy: The bang tidy occurred at 6pm.
    hangry

  11. Jordi Cortés 1r 1 says:

    I:
    1.
    2.
    3.Bestie.
    4.
    5.Bridezilla.

    II:
    1.What is that thingy?
    2.My chinese mother speaks chinglish.
    3.Oh my god, you’re adorkable.
    4.Did yuo done a bang tidy school work?
    5.You are disturbing me, I will become hangry if you doesn’t left now.

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