Real Talk #036 – Terms of endearment

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In your country, do you have cute names that you use for family members? Have you ever wondered what kind of names we use in English-speaking countries? Well, pal, then this is the episode for you! Listen to Andrew and Suzanne talk about a variety of different pet names we use to address the people we love.

Fun facts

Pet names are used all over the world to address loved ones. Although not everyone uses them, using terms of endearment is often a sign of a healthy relationship. Pet names are used with such frequency among family members or couples that a person might actually become alarmed or wary if he is addressed by his given name rather than the pet name he usually goes by.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Pet name
  • Squirt/pal/buddy/scout
  • Sweetheart/sweetie pie
  • Same old, same old
  • You’re going down
  • Grown-up

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