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Brenda's blog - The Great Scouse Challenge!

By kroberts 06 Sep 2017

Hello everybody!

My name is Brenda, I’m a future international student from Lima, Peru. I’ll be moving to Liverpool this September to do a semester abroad there.

I’m very excited about studying at the University of Liverpool! To get ready I’ve started to slowly pack and say goodbye to my hometown.


In preparation for my arrival the Halls' Student Experience Team have set me the challenge of speaking scouse.

I think I didn't do too bad but see what you think.

  • "Goin’ the ozzy.”- What it means: Visiting hospital

  •  “Jib it off.”- What it means: To decide against doing something

  •  “The arl  fella.”- What it means: Your father.

  •  "Antwacky.”- What it means: Outdated or old-fashioned.

  •  “Gegging in.”- What it means: When someone invites themselves to a social event; an unwanted tag-along

  • “New kecks and trabs.”- What it means: New trousers and trainers.

  •  “Going to town.”- What it means: To give someone a stern telling off


kroberts is My name is Kevin I am a member of your Halls Student Experience Team. Please feel free to drop me a line if you have any questions about the activities and experience we provide here at the University of Liverpool Halls.
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