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  • Hello I’m Crown

  • Today I’ll be introducing some common English acronyms!

  • Welcome back to Crown’s vocabulary series~

  • Last episode we introduced the Moon Festival vocabulary

  • today, I’ll be teaching some

  • popular acronyms that you’d see on the Internet!

  • This series will mainly be in English

  • so remember to turn on the subtitles if needed

  • Social media is such a big part of our lives nowadays

  • We go online to get our daily dose

  • of entertainment and information

  • However, sometimes we might see

  • a lot of words on the Internet

  • that were not so familiar with

  • among them are the acronyms

  • You know it’s not real English vocabulary

  • theyre just letters put together

  • to form somewhat of a word

  • But what do they mean?!

  • What do YOU (acronyms) mean?!

  • What do you mean~~~

  • So today I’ll be introducing

  • some really common and popular acronyms

  • that people normally use

  • For Your Information 供你參考

  • This is pretty straight-forward

  • I’m giving you some information

  • that you might wanna know

  • or might be interested in

  • Before Anyone Else 北鼻寶貝

  • So the person youre calling BAE

  • is your first priority

  • and you put them before anyone else in the world

  • Laugh Out Loud 大笑

  • LOL basically means laugh out loud

  • other times it might mean

  • the popular online game, League of Legends

  • and sometimes people might misuse it

  • like this funny text message here

  • You Only Live Once 人生只有一次

  • This acronym is used

  • to encourage people to do

  • what they normally won’t do

  • and just give it a go

  • Cuz you only live once, so no regrets

  • By The Way 喔對了

  • By the way is something you’d say

  • when you wanna add additional info

  • If you want to annoy someone

  • just typebtw

  • followed bynothing

  • As Soon As Possible 越快越好

  • You’d often see this in e-mails or text messages

  • when you are required to reply

  • or answer at your soonest convenience

  • To Be Honest 說實話

  • This acronym is used

  • before you say something completely truthful

  • Pro tip!

  • When you see this

  • be prepared to get insulted

  • Throwback Thursday 舊照重PO

  • At first this was a commonly used

  • # hashtag on Instagram and Twitter

  • now you can see it almost anywhere

  • You use this when you share a picture

  • tothrowbackto an earlier time of your life

  • and is usually posted on Thursdays

  • Pretty cute, right?

  • Frequently Asked Questions 常見問題

  • You probably know what this means

  • but you might not know that it’s

  • frequently asked questions

  • F*ck My Life

  • What's the Chinese for this...?

  • When everything is going so wrong

  • you just kinda wanna give up on life

  • You’d be like, fml

  • Thank God It’s Friday 感謝老天是星期五了

  • TGIF, I think this is what everybody

  • would shout out in joy every week

  • when they reach Friday

  • It’s finally the end of the working days

  • and here come two whole days of rest and fun

  • Not for us though, we work 7 days a week

  • RSVP (Répondez S'il Vous Plaît) 希望你能回覆

  • (I don't think that's English~)

  • This is not English, but French

  • and is normally seen on invitation cards

  • It just means, “respond if you please

  • so you’d take it as an invitation

  • to respond to whatever was asked of you

  • Talk To You Later 晚點聊

  • Also a very common term on the Internet

  • normally used at the end of a chat

  • When you say TTYL

  • youre ending the chat until another time

  • Now that youve learnt all these

  • popular internet acronyms

  • you can try them out

  • on your social media platforms

  • There are still a lot of acronyms on the Internet

  • so if you’d like to learn more

  • or if you think I missed out any important ones

  • tell me in the comment section down below!

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  • And that’s a wrap, thank you guys for watching as always

  • and I’ll catch you guys next time! See ya!

  • British accent here (來個英式英語)

  • Can you bring me some water (可以給我點水嗎)

  • Here. I have some water here (這裡。我這裡有些水)

  • Hermione (妙麗) Harry (哈利)

  • Come here (過來這裡)

  • (I know my British accent is totally not on point ><)

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