Social issues Janglish

What are the differences between these expressions?

Japanese “freeter”/ freelancer

Japanese “paato”/ a part-time job

gang/ gang member

ground/ playground

 

Write words that match these definitions. No abbreviations are possible in English.

Prices rising

Prices falling

Health problems caused by bad diet, usually shown by excess fat around the waist

Someone, e.g. a political prisoner or protester, refusing to eat as a protest

Children not going to school or leaving school early without permission, maybe going to shopping centre with their friends instead or secretly going back home once their parents have gone to work

 

What are shorter and/ or more informal ways of saying these things in English?

environmentally friendly

homosexual

an intellectual

 

Explain what these “Janglish” terms mean:

base up

bed town

BGM

cashing

claimer

cool biz

warm biz

cup ramen

doctor stop

idling stop

game centre

girl hunt

goal in

golden hour

Hello Work

high teen

low teen

inside report

one room mansion

live house

no make

manner mode

monosex

new half

skinship

OB

OL

one man company/ one man president

recycle shop

private time

range food

recruit suit

 

What are the differences between the Japanese and English meanings of these expressions?

cosplay

cunning

feminist

freshman

gorgeous

salaryman

talent

reform

 

The following expressions have two meanings in English. What are they?

demo

bubble

diet

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