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How to Use American Slang on the Road

Learn how to use American slang on the road in this Howcast ESL video with English teacher Megan Brach.


"My name is Megan Brach, I've been teaching English as a second language for four years. Learning English isn't fast nor is it easy, but I'm gonna help you get started. Are you ready? Let's learn English.

Here are three slang expressions you can use on the road. Total, which means destroyed, for example I got into a very bad car accident, and my care was totaled. Rush-hour, rush-hour is the time when everyone is driving on the road. For example, you might want to leave at 3'o clock to avoid rush hour traffic. And run a light, which means driving through a red light. So you might get a ticket if you run a light. And those are three expressions you can use on the road.

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