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Idioms: Using Them to Improve Written and Oral Communication
In this one time class, we will learn the origins of idioms, what they mean, and how they add a spark to our written and verbal communication.
Kristina Krump M.Ed.
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I truly believe learning can be a lot of fun. Some learners are intimidated by expressing themselves through written language, others struggle to find their voice in oral presentations. I have found that finding a funny, slightly quirky way to expand on thoughts levels the field and can make further self-expression flow more naturally. I have designed this class to introduce or re-introduce learners to common idioms in the American English Language. I will keep learners engaged by using a...
Learners will be able to: *define literal vs figurative language *reference the historical origin of idioms we study *explain the meaning of each idiom we study *use idioms as a form of added creativity and power in their communication
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Kristina Krump M.Ed.Educator...At Home Mom...Unexpected Homeschooler
119 total reviews
132 completed classes
I'm Kristina...wife, mom of three boys and constant learner. I was a 2nd grade ESL teacher back in the day. I earned my graduate degree in education, yet have found I learn the most by remaining curious. I am a girly, girl at heart but have...