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Learning Two Languages at the Same Time

Learning Two Languages at the Same Time | Idioms! | Scoop.it
One of the most confusing things when learning more than one foreign language at a time is that there is bound to be some overlap.
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How Can I Support My Children's Foreign Language Learning?

How Can I Support My Children's Foreign Language Learning? | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Following these simple ideas will allow you support your child's foreign language learning at home.
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The King's Speech / 'Mouth' Idioms | Luke's ENGLISH Blog

The King's Speech / 'Mouth' Idioms | Luke's ENGLISH Blog | Idioms! | Scoop.it
TO LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE JUST CLICK HERE – LUKE'S ENGLISH PODCAST ;). Hi! Learn some really useful idioms and listen to an authentic interview with a native speaker in this episode of Luke's English Podcast.
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Top Advice for Learning English / Idioms with 'say' / Culture Shock ...

Top Advice for Learning English / Idioms with 'say' / Culture Shock ... | Idioms! | Scoop.it
I've got an idioms dictionary on the desk here in front of me and I've got sort of other bits of ... Now, I'm not saying that I know everything absolutely everything about the best way to acquire a second language.
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Greatest Methods To Use For Essays On The IELTS

Greatest Methods To Use For Essays On The IELTS | Idioms! | Scoop.it
There are many ways to create the essay piece of the IELTS simpler. You need to first attempt to write about your own experiences or other things that you are familiar with if at all possible. You need to as well attempt to avoid ...
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play for keeps

 English-slang.com play for keeps {v. phr.}
To take an action of finality and irreversibility.
"Are you serious about me?" she asked. "Yes," he replied. "I want to marry you.
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Matthew Lynch: Assisting Students with Language Acquisition ...

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Dr. Lynch writes that language acquisition depends on many factors, from culture to idioms. ... This process may result in students lacking strong speaking and writing skills in the second language. Because the goal is to ...
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'Cop speak,' New York City-style - Napa Valley Register

'Cop speak,' New York City-style - Napa Valley Register | Idioms! | Scoop.it
'Cop speak,' New York City-styleNapa Valley RegisterIdioms are words and phrases peculiar to a group of people.
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Explain the following idiom "His bark is worse than his bite" | ask.fm/MIR93

Explain the following idiom "His bark is worse than his bite" | ask.fm/MIR93 | Idioms! | Scoop.it
do you think that i work as a translator ;p lol i dont know (Explain the following idiom "His bark is worse than...
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make a match

 English-slang.com make a match {v. phr.}
To bring a man and woman together for the purpose of an engagement or marriage.
Sheila's aunt is anxious to make a match between her and an attractive, wealthy man.
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9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners » The Rapid eLearning Blog

9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners » The Rapid eLearning Blog | Idioms! | Scoop.it

Good tips if you're embarking on or involved in elearning.


Via Sharon Hartle
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Learn English Idioms Lesson #33 | Stress-Less English

English as a second language lesson about idioms and sayings. American English ESL EFL taught online by Teacher Phil English. TOEIC exam preparation and fluent accent reduction practice online every day.
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Mrs. Scales' Room » Blog Archive » Out of left field???

Mrs. Scales' Room » Blog Archive » Out of left field??? | Idioms! | Scoop.it
We learned that idioms are expressions we use in everyday speech that have meanings that are most of the time not literal. The words used ...
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change one's tune

change one's tune {v. phr.}, {informal}
To make a change in your story, statement, or claim; change your way of acting.
The man said he was innocent, but when they found the stolen money in his pocket he changed his tune.
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Happiness is getting the IELTS score you need

Happiness is getting the IELTS score you need | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Hi
What makes you happy?

I’m asking you this question because an IELTS candidate we know recently told us that she was asked this question in her IELTS Speaking test and found it difficult to answer.
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play by ear

 English-slang.com play by ear {v. phr.}
1. To play a musical instrument by remembering the tune, not by reading music.
Mary does not know how to read music. She plays the piano by ear.
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IELTS WRITING MAKEOVER #70 | A TEACHER'S ODYSSEY

IELTS WRITING MAKEOVER #70 | A TEACHER'S ODYSSEY | Idioms! | Scoop.it
My name is Miracel Juanta and I write ATeachersOdyssey to help students and teachers create better English. I have been in the teaching profession for more than 10 years. My field of expertise includes ESL,IELTS,TOEFL,Business English ...
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New Job Slang: A 21st-Century Guide to the Words We Use at Work - The Atlantic

New Job Slang: A 21st-Century Guide to the Words We Use at Work - The Atlantic | Idioms! | Scoop.it
New Job Slang: A 21st-Century Guide to the Words We Use at WorkThe AtlanticEnter The Wage Slave's Glossary, a fun dictionary of modern office idioms and new economy jargon by Joshua Glenn, Mark Kingwell, and the cartoonist Seth.
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scratch one's back

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scratch one's back {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something kind and helpful for someone or to flatter him in the hope that he will do something for you.
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Minister for Immigration Announces TOEFL(R) Test Score Equivalencies for ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Minister for Immigration Announces TOEFL(R) Test Score Equivalencies for ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Minister for Immigration Announces TOEFL(R) Test Score Equivalencies for ...MarketWatch (press release)Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship of the TOEFL(R) test for student visas in May 2011, the Minister has now accepted the test...
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Berlitz Jordan, Language Training Services Jordan, Learn English in Jordan

Berlitz Jordan, Language Training Services Jordan, Learn English in Jordan | Idioms! | Scoop.it
Berlitz - Helping the world communicate since 1878 with over 550 centers world wide in more than 70 countries. 12 languages currently offered at our center in Jordan.
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Friday Lesson!

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Friday Morning Idioms!



1.     (to) give credit where credit is due: - to give
thanks or acknowledgment to the person who deserves it.

E.g. I will be sure to thank you when I give my
speech. I always give
credit where credit is due.
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skate on thin ice

skate on thin ice {v. phr.}
To take a chance; risk danger, disapproval or anger.
You'll be skating on thin ice if you ask Dad to increase your allowance again.
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Learn Business English Conversation 93 (restructuring, merger ...

Today's words: restructuring, layoffs, merger, takeover, buyout This business English as a second language (ESL) video helps students learn fluent speaking skills in a professional environment. We learn new vocabulary and ...

Via Berni Wall
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