Approximately two thirds of our spontaneous conversational interactions are comprised of figurative language, mostly idiomatic expressions. For this reason it is imperative that individuals can use and understand these expressions. This course discusses the various types of idioms, how they are learned, as well as describing techniques for improving idiom use and comprehension.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the various types of idioms.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how idioms are learned.
- After this course, participants will be able to list techniques for improving use and understanding of idioms.
|0-5 Minutes||Introductory comments|
|5-25 Minutes||Discuss types of idioms|
|25-35 Minutes||Discus how idioms are learned|
|35-55 Minutes||Suggestions for improving idiom use and comprehension|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusionn; Q&A|
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