Idioms
This teacher-created video contains students' illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms.  The idioms and their meanings appear in print at the bottom of each illustration. Lively music plays in the background. Examples of idioms include "spill the beans," "bite the hand that feeds you," and "in the doghouse." Some of the text on the screen is difficult to read in places. (0:50)
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Lesson #021, Monday

ance = anza

importance = importanza

ence = enza

intelligence = intelligenza

ant = ante

important = importante

ent = ente

student = studente

ible = bile

possible = possibile

ist = ista

dentist = dentista

ly = mente

generally = generalmente

sion = sione

mission = missione

tion = zione

station = stazione

ty = ta'

society = societa'


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