Skills

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Idioms Lesson Plans and Ideas

Idioms

Teaching Idioms (By Michael Berman in ELTNewsletter)

Understanding words that go together

    General idioms

    Common slang

    Phrasal verbs

    Collocations

    Proverbs and sayings

Teaching in context

    Exposure

    Explanation

    Example

    Exercise

    Experience

Definitions

    From native speakers

    Specialized dictionaries

Having an ear for idioms and phrases

    Listening for phrases

    Social situations

    Media and entertainment

    Keeping a list

Appropriateness

    Formality

    Culture

Games

    What would you say?

Testing Idioms

Textbook Recommendations

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