Author: Elaine Kirn
Suitable For: Secondary Students, Young Adults, Adults, independent learners, and Home School students. Instructors and Tutors. For English improvement, ESL, EFL, Literacy, WIOA, Career and College, and Corrections Institutions.
What It Is: This books helps how to use proverbs from old sayings, These pieces of “folk wisdom” from the past are short, usually only one phrase or sentence. For this reason, people remember them. They repeat the sayings. They use them in their own speech and writing. Proverbs become part of the culture.
Why You Need It:To provide practice in proverb and quotes usage in different languages.This 54 pages book explains how they are comparable and People from each cultural group carried its “folk wisdom” to other locations. With this book you create, exchange, discuss, improve, and make good use of quotations of your own.
What They'll Do:
A. Most Frequent English- Language Proverbs:Proverbs come from the past. People repeat these one-line pieces of wisdom again and again. They hand down
these sayings or morals from one generation to others.
1. The “meaning” of three of the one-liners in each box is similar to that of the first saying.
2. Explain the point or message of the three one-liners in each box that are comparable.
3. Interpret the meaning of the one different proverb.Tell why or how it differs from the others.
C.Truths with same or opposite meanings:The point of a line comes from how the words are put together. Sometimes, one or a few words can reverse its meaning.
D.Creative Wisdom:When people use proverbs in their own speech and writing, the words may be adapted. Sometimes, even the “wisdom” changes. Many new quotations grow out of old sayings, mottos, adages, or witticisms.
E.The "Wisdom" of Quotations:There are quotations everywhere.We can hear them in speeches, the media, and conversations. We can read quotes in books,
magazines, or newspapers and on computer screens.