Idris Elba Teaches You British Slang | Vanity Fair

  • Am 15 Mär 2019 veröffentlicht
  • On this episode of "Slang School," Idris Elba teaches you British slang words, from ting and fit to apples and Alan. Idris Elba stars in TURN UP CHARLIE which will premiere onNetflix globally March 15:
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  • Yoda
    Yoda Vor 15 Stunden

    An African-American teaching British slang....

  • Bernard Black
    Bernard Black Vor Tag

    Teach me, daddy!
    But seriously, Idris talking "street" for once while he is so not usually really works for me.

  • Redhood Robins
    Redhood Robins Vor 2 Tage

    Where’s my British gang at?

  • missmerbella
    missmerbella Vor 5 Tage

    “I was named sexiest man of the year...”
    Sorry, couldn’t watch after that. 🤮

  • William Fenton
    William Fenton Vor 5 Tage

    Cheers Idris for making British blokes more desirable abroad.

  • Josue Damon
    Josue Damon Vor 6 Tage

    I thought that TING & BIG UP is more Caribbean than anything no?

  • Nick K
    Nick K Vor 8 Tage

    He sounds nothing like stringer what the

  • Angel Htx
    Angel Htx Vor 10 Tage

    Imma kick it with my doonies later

  • Davross
    Davross Vor 10 Tage

    I'll be telling my Mrs to get her Alan Wickers off tonight now 😂

  • C S
    C S Vor 10 Tage

    Charles Miner

  • Dávid Holczer
    Dávid Holczer Vor 12 Tage

    He is so cool

  • Sam Brooks
    Sam Brooks Vor 14 Tage +1

    Love everything about Mr Elba. I want to be like him when I grow up.

  • Caleb Brown
    Caleb Brown Vor 14 Tage

    British slang is lame and if anyone in America use British slang would get capped on

    • Caleb Brown
      Caleb Brown Vor 12 Tage

      Dávid Holczer come to Ohio you’ll would wanna leave tbh I think all slang is lame just talk normal

    • Dávid Holczer
      Dávid Holczer Vor 12 Tage

      Nah it ain't lame I like it

  • Hals
    Hals Vor 15 Tage

    When you fixed the top half of your teeth but still have to get the bottom ones done

  • Lyric Gospel
    Lyric Gospel Vor 16 Tage

    "Sounds jamaican"

  • richiebird
    richiebird Vor 16 Tage

    Ting is not British slang

  • Marco 786
    Marco 786 Vor 19 Tage

    Most of these are a mixture of Cockney and Patois. There are a few that are used throughout the UK, but not all of them.

  • Yan Zap
    Yan Zap Vor 20 Tage

    what is bottle jobs means?

  • AJ Lew
    AJ Lew Vor Monat +1

    Idris could totally do a remake of To Sir With Love!!

  • Wiley G
    Wiley G Vor Monat +1

    Man said Eleven OS

  • Phynleigh
    Phynleigh Vor Monat +1

    Get Liam or Noel Gallagher I’m to do Manchester slang

  • ugh potatoes
    ugh potatoes Vor Monat

    I'm British and I knew less than half of these lmao

  • Karen Morton
    Karen Morton Vor Monat

    Big up is man up i thought well it is where i live x

  • Shaun Campbell
    Shaun Campbell Vor Monat

    Innit? That’s not British, neither are rank, fit , Rey teh teh, chirpsin.

  • shellmcc0414
    shellmcc0414 Vor Monat


  • Shaywa Safi
    Shaywa Safi Vor Monat

    Hey it’s Charles minor

  • Jay Cobbina
    Jay Cobbina Vor Monat

    This is London street slang . ...

  • Yinnette Olivo
    Yinnette Olivo Vor Monat

    I love you.

  • [ArtGrace]아트그레이스

    drawing for elba

  • Chris Warner
    Chris Warner Vor Monat

    The Dogs Bees

  • Chris Warner
    Chris Warner Vor Monat

    That's Bruce Dyer

  • Chris Warner
    Chris Warner Vor Monat

    That's all gone a bit Lionel

  • Vi Vo
    Vi Vo Vor Monat

    Idris Elba is fit

  • Arlene Brown
    Arlene Brown Vor Monat

    So many of these are Jamaican

  • Olivia Anderson
    Olivia Anderson Vor Monat


  • Leonardo F
    Leonardo F Vor Monat

    I'm here because big bang theory

  • elusive reveries
    elusive reveries Vor Monat

    lol i wouldn't even consider some of these British. they're just them mimicking caribbean people.

  • Laura Levy
    Laura Levy Vor Monat +6

    Thanks Idris. Some respect is due to Jamaica for “Ting” and “Reh Tah Tah” which means etc in a positive way btw 😉

  • Yazmin Stubbs
    Yazmin Stubbs Vor Monat

    Get Liam Gallagher on here

  • bluedazz
    bluedazz Vor Monat


  • Nicole Eudelle
    Nicole Eudelle Vor Monat

    OMG I just like to look at him lol. He could be talking about nothing and he got my attention 😁

  • jared
    jared Vor Monat +1

    Many slang are similar to west Indian slang

  • Heaven .Jordan
    Heaven .Jordan Vor Monat

    Even Americans know this one.
    Me and my friends:🤔😬

  • forever angels
    forever angels Vor Monat

    What a beautiful man Idris Elba is...

  • Shann2323
    Shann2323 Vor Monat

    DADDY AF 🤗🤗🤗🤗💖😍

  • CALI 420
    CALI 420 Vor Monat

    That some jacked up teeth he got lol 🙊

  • RedstoneGuy929 Gaming

    Now teach US asguardian

  • Vincent Ritchie
    Vincent Ritchie Vor Monat

    Driis we want more Luther, sort it out fella.

  • holly leigh
    holly leigh Vor Monat +1

    Okay but I have actually said idris elbas fit in year 9 :/

  • jahleel mulugu
    jahleel mulugu Vor Monat

    So what's Adam again?

  • Diana M
    Diana M Vor Monat

    Oh he so pretty 😍

  • Carmen and The Storms
    Carmen and The Storms Vor Monat +26

    Idris used to DJ in a club underneath my apartment.
    Those were the happiest days of my life 😭😭😭

  • The Robro
    The Robro Vor Monat +4

    I LOVE this man.
    I am no woman, but i get how they feel.

  • Ruth Davies
    Ruth Davies Vor Monat

    I thought the whole world talk like this ._.

  • big brother Katakuri

    I am the highest *RANK* In the world ! oh wait !

  • big brother Katakuri

    Always knew that barney stood for something bad.

  • Faded Tangerine
    Faded Tangerine Vor Monat

    “Renew my cockney licence”


  • Sunshine Monroe
    Sunshine Monroe Vor Monat

    Idris! 😍

  • Bernardo Hernandez
    Bernardo Hernandez Vor Monat

    It’s funny how Brits call girls birds and we (Americans) call them chicks lol

    MMFTUBE Vor Monat

    Can't stop using the slang "TING" lol after watching this

  • Ayisha Zekeria
    Ayisha Zekeria Vor Monat

    Most of those are Jamaican Patois. Not British. 💁🏾‍♀️🙄

  • jess
    jess Vor Monat +4

    ok i'm british but i've literally not heard of any of these words

    • BB DD
      BB DD Vor Monat

      Ting, fit, chirpsing, bennin they are all old slang words. 40 year olds will know haha

  • Brendan Chartrand
    Brendan Chartrand Vor Monat

    So this guy might be the next James Bond.

  • Mainza Munsanje
    Mainza Munsanje Vor Monat +1

    Dzaddy! 😥💓

  • Francis FonteGaston
    Francis FonteGaston Vor Monat +4

    OmG. He is just pure Eye-Candy

  • Kirsty Lou
    Kirsty Lou Vor Monat

    Beautiful man x

  • Chris 3
    Chris 3 Vor Monat

    No one says Benin

  • monari_ michelle
    monari_ michelle Vor Monat

    Thank you for this. 🌻

  • Susu Moniz
    Susu Moniz Vor Monat +1

    Sounds like my teachers
    "I know nothing about Spanish, but, I am here to teach you how to speak Spanish."

  • Renda
    Renda Vor Monat +3

    He’s so 🔥 🔥🔥 I don’t care about the inaccuracy. Yum 😋

  • mma
    mma Vor Monat +6

    Why do I live in London and I not know half of these?

    • The Geezer
      The Geezer Vor 10 Tage

      @mma what do you mean? Yes It is

    • mma
      mma Vor 10 Tage

      The Geezer or this slang is just not accurate

    • The Geezer
      The Geezer Vor 11 Tage

      You either live in Chelsea or Notting hill or you need to open the curtains and go outside

  • Old Gregg
    Old Gregg Vor Monat

    Eyelids Elbow. What a G.

  • Menelik The First
    Menelik The First Vor Monat +1

    “I saw my guy the other day, he had me bennin.”


  • Liam Alexander Godfrey

    The majority of these are not used outside of London, never mind Britain as a whole, or even England as a whole

  • Cameron
    Cameron Vor Monat

    He may have been born in Britain but he is not and never will be British 😊

    • Sisu Guillam
      Sisu Guillam Vor Monat

      And why is that? Let me guess. Because you say so?

  • Cameron
    Cameron Vor Monat

    This should be “Londoner slang” I’m British and haven’t heard most of these

  • Cameron
    Cameron Vor Monat

    “Tings” is a thing only really Londoners and some cities in England use. Embarrassing “roadman” talk.

  • Marissa Sosebee
    Marissa Sosebee Vor Monat

    I’m American and I don’t know what apples is

  • GreatOneEight
    GreatOneEight Vor Monat

    My favorite word is “Tings” 😊. Don’t ask me why, I just like hearing Brits and Jamaicans use it lol!

    • Cameron
      Cameron Vor Monat

      Brits don’t use it, only really Londoners do

  • Luc Longly
    Luc Longly Vor Monat +1

    Euro trash! 😡

  • Artemio Kirichuk
    Artemio Kirichuk Vor Monat +2

    There are so many English terms I need to learn to be(come) perfect. Perfection ? What's that again ?!
    Thanks Idris, anyway 😊

  • Robert Greene
    Robert Greene Vor Monat

    110s isn’t pronounced ELEVEN O S it’s pronounced ONE TENS. And it’s a certain Nike trainer/sneaker that cost £110

  • Aliyah Watson
    Aliyah Watson Vor Monat +1

    Alot of these slangs originated in jamaica

  • Carleen Gordon
    Carleen Gordon Vor Monat

    its one-tens not 11Os

  • N Martin
    N Martin Vor Monat +5

    Chirps...I haven’t heard that since school 😂

  • C. Lourdes Bango
    C. Lourdes Bango Vor Monat

    Sexiest man alive.

  • Nicole Nelson
    Nicole Nelson Vor Monat

    That smile, that accent, those eyes...

  • john marsland
    john marsland Vor 2 Monate

    One-Ten's! is air max 95.

  • Crystal G.
    Crystal G. Vor 2 Monate

    Wtf is wrong with his bottom teeth 🤔😂😂😂

  • leah Renee
    leah Renee Vor 2 Monate +1

    I hear a lot of that when I go to Jamaica. He is so frikin hot!!!!

  • namgikook
    namgikook Vor 2 Monate +1

    randomly watching this now and OMGGG I DIDNT KNOW HE WAS BRITISH

  • Heide Voglis
    Heide Voglis Vor 2 Monate +7

    He is the FINEST man on TV!!! I've said that for years! 💗💗😊😊

    • TokyoBlue
      TokyoBlue Vor Monat

      Heide Voglis Had a crush on him since The Wire

  • execbum1
    execbum1 Vor 2 Monate +17

    I've been English, living in England, speaking English, for 35 years and I've never heard of most of those.

  • catsandstrawberries
    catsandstrawberries Vor 2 Monate +4

    I’m British and I only knew about half of these lol
    More accurate description would probs be British/London slang

  • Zaz Grey
    Zaz Grey Vor 2 Monate

    No one says eleven O s they're 'one tens' and refer specifically to the Nike Air Max 95s because they used to cost £110 - just saying init 😄

  • Young Maestro
    Young Maestro Vor 2 Monate

    Stringer Bell talks funny

  • jacmandora1
    jacmandora1 Vor 2 Monate +1

    Most of these terms are actually of Jamaican origin

  • Adriane Bailey
    Adriane Bailey Vor 2 Monate


  • jade iss
    jade iss Vor 2 Monate


  • danielsoutdooradventures
    danielsoutdooradventures Vor 2 Monate +1

    British slang
    •gooday mate
    • put a shrimp on the barby
    •a dingo ate your baby