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Are your learners tearing their hair out trying to understand idioms? Blow their minds with a short video that models how to use context clues to find the sense in the syntax. Rather than looking at the meaning of each individual word, learners are encouraged to formulate an image in their minds, check out the context clues, and then create an illustration that captures the meaning of the phrase. Follow up by asking groups to decode other idioms and create literal and figurative illustrations of the phrases.
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