This video is the second episode in a BBC Learning English series called the "Flatmates". In this video, Michal has just arrived from Poland and is new to the UK. He has come to practise his English and is meeting his new flatmates. Can you spot his mistake?
flatmates, house-mates and room-mates are all people who we live with.
workmates are people who we work with.
Classmates are people who are in the same class as us.
The word "mate" is similar to friend, but more informal.
Other informal words for friend are "buddy" and "pal".
Here is a playlist of episodes 1-137