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Date: Sep 08 2016

Themes: Celebrity, Work


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I think the studio cut my days because I started speaking total gibberish.”

—Actor Robert Pattinson speaking about being overworked. (Bang Showbiz)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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nonsense; words that don’t make sense

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Have you ever talked to someone who wasn’t 100% awake? Maybe, they told you something like, “On top of the kitchen, we have a cat. I need toast.” That doesn’t make sense! It’s English, but it’s crazy. In fact, it’s complete gibberish. Or maybe, you have tried to talk to a baby. Babies don’t know language yet, but they try to speak. They might say, “Mamamama bada booo.” That’s not even English. It’s not any language. It’s gibberish, too.

Gibberish is any speech that doesn’t make sense. Sometimes, gibberish can be words that are very strange, or it can just be random sounds. Actor Robert Pattinson became very famous when he played the vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight movies. He had to travel around and talk to a lot of people. He worked too much and became very tired. He didn’t want to work more, so he started speaking gibberish during interviews. Then, the movie studio gave him a break, and he didn’t have to work as much.

When do you speak gibberish? Are there any famous examples of gibberish from your country?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“French sounds like gibberish to me. I can’t understand a word of it.”

“Are you still sleeping? You’re speaking gibberish.”

“It’s important for babies to speak gibberish. It helps them learn.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Eve696 He started speaking total nonsese...but why?...maybe. he got too exhausted?
by Eve696
julito1 To talk nonsense
by julito1

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Does anyone remember a movie Bruce Almighty? The guy who played Evan was gibbering on the show in one of scenes. I laughed a lot.

11:48 AM Feb 14 2017 |




A very nice example of gibberish is speaking being sleepy or dreamimg. People are funny that times ;)

11:44 AM Feb 14 2017 |



When my daughter is sleeping she always speaks gibberish

09:28 PM Sep 10 2016 |

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South Korea


... Sorry. It’s gibberish. I’m gibbering. I’d like to gibber. :)

08:51 AM Sep 08 2016 |



I don’t remember that when I speak gibberish. I thought it should be in my period of baby.

  No. I have no any memory about the examples of gibberish in my world.  

01:17 AM Sep 08 2016 |

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