Chatterbox #178 – High school dances

Everywhere in North America, high school dances are big events for teenagers. There are, however, some interesting differences between dances in Canada and those in the United States. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne will teach you about some of the cultural differences between high school experiences in the two countries. If you’ve ever watched American movies and wondered if high school is really like that in America, this is the episode for you!

Fun facts

In the United States, the average household spends almost $1000 USD on prom-related expenses. In Canada, the amount is about 25% lower, at $725 USD, but in the United Kingdom, the amount is significantly higher, at about $1500 USD.

Expressions included in the learning materials

  • Carnival
  • A mouthful
  • To show off
  • In a nutshell
  • One-up

Credit:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips

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