Want to know what A SNAKE-OIL MERCHANT is? Or AN OLD FUDDY-DUDDY? Would a TOP DOG ever JUMP A QUEUE? Are you wondering WHERE IDIOMS COME FROM? Click on Q&A (above). It's where you go to ask questions -- and get answers!
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- English Idioms *Proverbs
One of the problems about learning English is that the sort of thing you find in textbooks or in class is usually "correct usage," whereas in real life you may think you know English -- but then you turn on your television set, read a newspaper or hear people talking and discover you only understand half of what's going on. The reason may be that you are reading and hearing idioms -- those colourful ways we have of expressing ourselves using words or groups of words that very often make no logical sense! The solution? Idioms have to be learned, one by one...and Idiom-Magic is the fun way to do it! ___________________________________
Bilingual editions, English & Chinese. 200 pages each with sentences using the idioms in speech.
And they include self-examinations
for every idiom, term and expression explained in the books. Order here from the publisher.
* Chinese Idioms
Each book contains 120 Chinese Idioms, some of which are a thousand years old. Uniquely presented in Chinese with definitions in Chinese
and English. Every idiom includes their English