Comparison of Expressions
Purpose/Goal: to recognize idiom meanings
Number of Participants: any number
Materials: teacher-made handout with idioms and definitions
- Select up to ten idioms from this book.
- Write the idioms on the left side of the paper (or board) and the definitions on the right side.
- Ask students to write the letter of each definition next to the corresponding idiom.
|1. Eleventh hour||a. unusual|
|2. Keyed up||b. anxious|
|3. Off the wall||c. late|
|4. Take off||d. inexperienced|
|5. Wet behind the ears||e. move quickly|