Saturday, January 26, 2008
Target lessons on idioms are an important part of the curriculum for high level students. Idioms are phrases whose meaning cannot be deduced from the some of its parts, such as "Achilles' heel" or "safe as houses". A knowledge of idiomatic expressions shows a great deal of fluency, so to this end the focus of these Smith’s
idiom lessons isn't only to understand the idioms, but for the students to become comfortable using them, and be able to apply them naturally when talking about day to day situations.
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