Don't Take It So Literally Author:Danielle M. Legler This set of materials teaches sixty different idioms. The concrete meaning of each idiom is humorously illustrated so that students may easily recognize the inappropriateness of a literal interpretation. Students acquire understanding of the idioms by completing activities presented at three levels of difficulty. — Level 1 serves to introduce t... more »he idioms and stimulate discussion. Level 2 reinforces the meaning of each idiom. Level 3 permits assessment of the degree of learning that has occurred.
Designed for teaching higher-level language skills, these materials are appropriate for use with language impaired, learning disabled, mildly mentally handicapped, hearing impaired and regular education students as well as with individuals learning English as a second language.« less