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What is English?. Hiberno English (Why Hiberno?)

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1 What is English?

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3 Hiberno English (Why Hiberno?)

4 The English language in Ireland Ceann gearr rua Short red-haired one Kangaroo Gab Shut yer gob Gob Uisce Beatha Water of Life Whisky

5 The English language in Ireland Ceann gearr rua Short red-haired one Kangaroo Gab Shut yer gob Gob Uisce Beatha Water of Life Whisky

6 Phoney (meaning false)

7 Blown to smithereens! Smidiríní = tiny pieces

8 Slán = good bye “So long”

9 Is maith sin = That’s great

10 “Give us a slug” Slog = swallow

11 My friend > Mo chara > Mucker

12 Cú Chulainn Achilles

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15 Three pieces of advice 1.If the road you know is crooked or long, better that than a strange road! 2.Don’t sleep a wink in a house where there’s a young red-headed woman married to an old man! 3.Do nothing in the night time that would embarrass you come morning!

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17 Homework Write a story which involves the following three things; 1.A talking cat 2.A magic oak tree 3.A fairy I want everyone’s story to be different! Don’t read your friends stories!


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