1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.
Question: “Who do you think your sister Lisa will most
likely end up marrying when she is older?” Bart: “I assume a nerd, but possibly a dork.”
1. Definition - Study the definition.
an uncool, unstylish, unattractive, or idiotic person
2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.
“Nerd” and “dork” are usually used to describe young
people who are very interested in school and computers_
*_and not interested in sports or parties
However, you should be careful who you call a “nerd”
because many of them become rich when they get older.
_Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, is one of the most
famous “nerds” in the world. He has about $40 billion USD. *_
1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.
“Michelle: _“Hey Jenna, your boyfriend is such a dork.”
“He picks his nose in class and does homework on Saturday”
“nights. Why would you date a nerd like him?*” Jenna: *“He might be a dork now, but he is so smart! In five”
“years he’ll have millions of dollars.” _“
1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.
“About the Nerd/Dork one, I have the perfect answer: my ex-boyfriend! Meaning stupid, loser, you always have one in your school you know! The cliche guy with glasses, very unpopular, usually ugly with no sense of style, not to be mistaken with a jerk, who can actually be very popular but treat girls like crap.”
“Nerd means dull, nonsocial person. Dork means stupid, awkward person. .”
by Faruk Coklu (Texas, USA)