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  Wednesday, June 22, 2005


THE BOB AND ROB SHOW HAS MOVED! YOU CAN NOW FIND US HERE

New RSS feed: http://englishcaster.com/bobrob/wp-rss2.php

See you at the other site!
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  Thursday, June 17, 2004


On this show we talked about family. Our special guest was from Australia.

Family vocabulary
father/mother
dad/mom
brother/sister
uncle/aunt
nephew/niece
father-in-law/mother-in-law
brother-in-law/sister-in-law
cousin

Other vocabulary
allergy/allergies
Example: I have an allergy to mold. / I'm allergic to cats.

Both sides of the pond
diaper/nappy
pacifier/dummy
stroller/baby carriage/pram

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  Friday, June 10, 2005


The Bob and Rob Show's 3rd lesson. We talked more about greetings, and had a special guest on the show, our co-worker Cliff.

Greetings:
What's up?

Vocabulary
TGIF (Thank God it's Friday)
tonic or soda
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  Friday, June 3, 2005


The Bob and Rob Show's second lesson! We talked more about greetings, as well as Washington State, the area where I'm from. We also introduced our Both Sides of the Pond segment, a comparision of British and American synonyms.

Greetings:
How's it going?
How ya doing?
How ya keeping?

Both Sides of the Pond
braces/suspenders
garter belt/suspenders
drugstrore/chemist

Note: The first two laugh tracks should not be in the show. I thought I had removed them.
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  Sunday, May 29, 2005


The Bob and Rob Show's first lesson! We talked about our first names, U.K. geography and greetings that are used when meeting someone for the first time. We also gave examples of American and British words that refer to the same thing.

Our names:
The name 'Robert' is English; 'Roberto' is Italian or Spanish. 'Robert' can be shortened to 'Rob' or 'Bob'; 'Robbie/Robby' and 'Bobby/Bobbie' also come from 'Robert'.

Greetings:
A: Nice to meet you.
B: Nice to meet you, too.
OR
A: How do you do?
B: How do you do?

American/British equivalents:
apartment/flat
truck/lorry
shopping cart/trolley
elevator/lift
underwear/pants
11:23:38 AM    comment []


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