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Classroom Management with EFL Students (by Natalie Britton)

Classroom Management with EFL Students (by Natalie Britton) | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
On the first day of school in Busan, South Korea, I stood at the front of my class five minutes before the bell rang waiting to greet my new middle school students. After seven minutes had passed, ...
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Word roots and routes: duce, duct

Word roots and routes: duce, duct | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Next in a series of posts exploring some of the ‘roots’ and ‘routes’ of English vocabulary.
Another productive Latin source of English vocabulary is the verb ducere (‘lead’) and its past participle stem duct-.
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Now, the VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories. Today’s program is...

Now, the VOA Special English program Words and Their Stories. Today’s program is all about eyes. When it comes to relationships, people’s eyes can be "a window into their hearts." This means that their eyes can tell a lot about how they feel.
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Life skills tip of the week: ways of being polite

Life skills tip of the week: ways of being polite | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
As part of this year’s pragmatics series, we bring more useful content and tips from the Macmillan Dictionary on expressing yourself.
The previous language tip looked at ways of saying thank you.
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Fluency MC - Collo the IDIOM! Come on, you can do it!... | Facebook

Collo the IDIOM!

Come on, you can do it! Nothing ventured, nothing ________!

(Collo is short for collocation, a high-frequency word combination.) (Collo the IDIOM!

Come on, you can do it! Nothing ventured, nothing ________!
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Push ahead

Continue, especially when something is difficult
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Idioms About Time ~ 5 Minute English

Idioms About Time ~ 5 Minute English | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Idioms About Time (http://t.co/TH3oLnj1m8 http://t.co/5UGioVYKJk)
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Timeline Photos - Opportunities' door | Facebook

Timeline Photos - Opportunities' door | Facebook | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Phrasal Verbs con "LOOK" (Phrasal Verbs con "LOOK" http://t.co/nf3uODyU5n)
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Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Tighten your belt

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Tighten your belt | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
How can tightening your belt save money? Today's Phrase: 6 May 2014 (#ELT to tighten your belt = to spend less money than before.
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On the off-chance

If you do something on the off-chance, you do it in case it works, even though the chance of success may be small.
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8 Tricky Idioms About Money with Examples and Explanations [Infographic]

8 Tricky Idioms About Money with Examples and Explanations [Infographic] | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Discover idioms about money like "Cheapskate", 2Go Dutch" and "Gravy train"! See their simple explanations and cool examples. All this in one Infographic.
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What do you stick out when you take a risk? Today's Phrase: 29 April 2014

What do you stick out when you take a risk? Today's Phrase: 29 April 2014
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To fall off the back of a truck

To fall off the back of a truck | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Idiom: to fall off the back of a truck; used as a verb ("must" being a noun).
 First Example:
Christina: Ooh, I like that phone.  Can I see it? Salesman: Sure! And it's a great price!
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Feeling embarrassed or nervous? Don't clam up! Today's Phrase: 1 April 2014

Feeling embarrassed or nervous? Don't clam up! Today's Phrase: 1 April 2014
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To be hot

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Idiom: "to be hot"
Context #1:
James:  Did you watch the basketball game last night? The Miami Heat won again.Tom:  I know. They are hot right now.James: I don't think anyone can beat them. Tom:  I think you're right!
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Tweet from @LanguageDove

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RT @springrose12: “@LanguageDove: Collocations : DO #LearnEnglish #ELT #ESL #EFL http://t.co/T9p0xFOUXj”;
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Do away with

Get rid of; remove; put an end to

I wish we could do away with po...

Do away with

Get rid of; remove; put an end to

I wish we could do away with poverty.

Do over

To do something again from the beginning.

I need to do over the bedroom. My wife doesn't like the colour of the walls I just painted.
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From VOA Learning English, this is As It Is. I’m Anna Matteo in Washington! Mone...

From VOA Learning English, this is As It Is. I’m Anna Matteo in Washington! Money. There are several sayings that warn about money.
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Push around

Bully, treat badly
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English Idioms: Food Idioms with Fruit, Vegetables, and Baked Goods | Linguistics Girl

English Idioms: Food Idioms with Fruit, Vegetables, and Baked Goods | Linguistics Girl | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Learn about some common English proverbs and idioms that mention fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.
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Life skills tip of the week: ways of expressing agreement or disagreement

Life skills tip of the week: ways of expressing agreement or disagreement | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Learning about pragmatics and how to express yourself successfully is a useful life skill, said Michael Rundell in January when he introduced the new pragmatics series on Macmillan Dictionary.
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Idiom 'Hit the Bullseye' -- How to Pronounce -- American English

SUBSCRIBE!: http://bit.ly/RE_sub, Fan! http://bit.ly/RE_FB ESL: learn how to pronounce the idiom 'hit the bullseye', and what it means, in this fun video where Rachel definitely cannot hit...
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Lose your head

If you lose your head, you cannot control your emotions and actions.
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To Be Swamped

Idiom: “to be swamped”
Meaning:  To be overwhelmed with a great amount of work or obligations
Example #1:
Jackie: I’m so tired! I think I’ve been up for about 48 hours.
Johnny:  Oh, no. Why haven’t you been sleeping?
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Bluffer's Guide to Speaking a Foreign Language - Bluffer's

Bluffer's Guide to Speaking a Foreign Language - Bluffer's | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
Everybody loves a polyglot but speaking several tongues is actually quite hard. Who knew? Enter the Bluffer's Guide to learning to speak a foreign language.
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Highly enjoyable!! :)

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Language tip of the week: eat

Language tip of the week: eat | Idiom Weekly | Scoop.it
In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are usually based on areas of English which learners find difficult, e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc.
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