Understanding Figurative Language: "Thorn in my Side"

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Each idiom has a unique meaning that does not correspond with a direct translation of the words that make up the expression. Help your pupils unpack the meaning of idioms, in particular the saying a thorn in my side. The video models how to find context clues and illustrate the literal and figurative meaning of the idiom. Have your class do the same! Great for English learners and native speakers alike, this resource is complete with a presentation that includes extension activities as well as a coach's commentary, which describes the purpose of the activity in more detail.

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