Discussion, vocabulary and listening activity
A)Discussion: get together with two or three partners and talk about the ideas below. Alternatively, answer the questions individually in writing.
. B)The song: Watch the video and work on the lyrics.
Length: 3.12 mnutes - Fair warning! the lyrics might be unsuitable for under 17.
Vocabulary: Many terms in the song are slang or very informal. Look at the definitions below.
Wanna - used in writing or speaking to represent the sound of the phrase want to when it is spoken.
‘Cause - an abbreviation of the word “because”.
Gonna - used in writing or speaking to represent the sound of the phrase going to when it is spoken quickly.
Loungin - to sit or lie in a relaxed way.
Chillin - to relax or to be calm.
Snuggie - A long sleeved blanket.
Dougie - A hip hop dance performed by moving one’s body in a shimmy.
Freakin’ - Freaking (used as an adverb meaning “very”).
Ain’t - Ain’t is usually regarded as an error, but it is common in the very informal speech of some people and it is also used in informal and humorous phrases.
Pops - Dad or father.
Birthday suit - If you are wearing your birthday suit, you are naked.
Hang loose - To be free and relaxed.
What do you think of the song, the topic, the lyrics?