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Title
Idioms about the Body
Target Structure
Idioms
Level
Intermediate to Advanced
Time
45 minutes
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Description
If your students are interested in idioms, this lesson is perfect for your class!

Taking 'body idioms' as a theme, this worksheet teaches:

* on the tip of my tongue
* lend me a hand
* a pain in the neck
* costs an arm and a leg
* get cold feet

There are five different exercises, including a discussion at the end.

 


 

Title
Animal Idioms
Target Structure
Idioms, Discussion
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
How well do your students know English idioms?

This worksheet looks at five common idioms, grouped by the theme of animals. Your class will learn about:

- smell a rat
- gone to the dogs
- have a whale of a time
- let the cat out of the bag
- wolf something down

There is a lead-in question, followed by gap-fill exercises. Your students need to guess the meaning of the idioms and then rewrite sentences using the new expressions.

The worksheet rounds off with discussion questions, so that your students can use (and personalise) the language.

This worksheet is written for intermediate levels and above.

 


 

Title
Idioms about the Weather
Target Structure
Weather-related idioms
Level
Upper-Int / Advanced
Time
30-45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at these weather-related idioms:

* be under the weather
* be as right as rain
* be snowed under with something
* go down a storm
* have a face like thunder

There are lots of exercises to help your students memorize the idioms - and the lesson rounds off with discussion questions, so your class will have the chance to personalise the language.

This worksheet is written for upper-intermediate to advanced-level learners.

 


 

Title
We're Off!
Target Structure
Idiom / Vocabulary Building
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at some common idioms, taking the word 'off' as the theme.

Language covered includes:

off color / colour
off limits
off the record
off the beaten path / track
off the cuff

There is a lead-in question, followed by gap-fill exercises. Your students need to guess the meaning of the idioms and then rewrite sentences using the new expressions.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions, giving your students the chance to use the idioms in conversation.

 


 

Title
Idioms about Money
Target Structure
Idioms about Money
Level
Intermediate
Time
30+ minutes
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Description
This worksheet will build your students' knowledge of some common idioms concerning money.

The phrases include: 'a rip-off', 'be made of money', 'to break even' and more.

There are five different exercises, including discussion at the end.

This worksheet is written for intermediate-level students, but can be adjusted for other classes as well.


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