Michael McIntyre | Americans Don’t Speak English

Michael McIntyre | Americans Don’t Speak English

Michael McIntyre | Americans Don’t Speak English

Michael McIntyre is one of Britain’s most famous stand-up comedians. In this lesson we’re going to listen part of his stand-up routine about American words from The Jonathan Ross Show. Let’s see if he’s right about how Americans use English. This is a fun way to learn the some of the differences between American and British English as well as building your vocabulary.

Michael McIntyreは、英国で最も有名なお笑い芸人の一人です。このレッスンでは、The Jonathan Ross Showから、アメリカ人の英語についての彼の意見の一部を聞きながら、彼が正しいかどうか見ていきましょう。アメリカ英語とイギリス英語の違いを楽しく学びながら、ボキャブラリーを増やすこともできますよ。

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Video Vocab: Michael McIntyre

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Did you have any difficult understanding the video? Don’t worry, there’s a lot of difficult phrases in there. We made a vocabulary list to help give you a better understanding of the slang, idioms, and difficult words used throughout the video.


➣Nouns 名詞


A person, object, or idea that outdated.

His business model is a relic from the bubble years.




The study of the origin of words.

If you study the etymology of English you will discover that quite a few words come from Greek.



➣Adjectives 形容詞


Making interesting or significant information known.

What she said about working conditions was quite revealing and very surprising.




Feeling or showing a cruel desire to cause pain or harm.

Mocking people who didn’t get vaccinated is mean-spirited and doesn’t help.



➣Phrasal Verbs 句動詞

◆To run with

To use.

It was a good idea so I ran with it.



➣Idioms イディオム

◆Off the mark

Incorrect or inaccurate.

I think my company is off the mark with their release schedule for this year.



◆Without a shadow of a doubt

To be entirely certain.

Without a shadow of a doubt, The Beatles were the most influential musicians of the 20th century.



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