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Teaching slang and idiomsThose who are teaching in an ESL environment, often question if it is proper to teach slang terminology and idioms. Many believe it is not a topic to be covered during formal learning; often the word slang translates into ?inappropriate? when we hear it; a large portion of people even think slang is ?cursing?. So before we make the decision of to teach or not to teach, what does ?slang? and ?idiom? really mean. Slang is typically a nonstandard word created in culture of subculture. An idiom is commonly known to be a phrase in culture or subculture, and they have a meaning different from its literal meaning. While there are some words and phrases, which are not appropriate for a formal learning environment, there are benefits to giving your learners exposure. Especially in the electronic age we have entered into within the last 15 years, we find ourselves shortening our sentences, blending two words to make one, using acronyms and initials. American movies, magazine articles, newspapers, music, and televisions shows are notorious for utilizing slang. Without any exposure, secondary English speakers may not fully understand the meaning of the words. David Burke wrote an article in 1998 entitled, Without Slang and Idioms, students