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Tips for Teaching Idioms

Tips for Teaching - Idioms

Suggestions from ESLgold:

General Idioms

    Focus on defining and giving examples of common idioms used in everyday speech

    Types of Materials: Texts which define and give examples of a variety of idioms

Phrasal Verbs

    Focus on defining and giving examples of phrasal verbs in context

    Types of Materials: Texts and lists highlighting contextualized phrasal verbs

Slang and Expressions

    Focus on slang, commonly used expressions and idiomatic speech

    Types of Materials: Texts highlighting common idiomatic expressions

Proverbs and Sayings

    Focus on common sentences and traditional words of wisdom

    Types of Materials: Texts highlighting proverbs and their meanings

Collocations

    Focus on showing how some words are commonly used in set phrases

    Types of Materials: Texts which highlight common phrases of words

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Texbook Recommendations

Lesson Plans and Ideas

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