English Idioms in Use Advanced Book with Answers 2nd Edition by Felicity O’Dell, ISBN-13: 978-1316629734


English Idioms in Use Advanced Book with Answers: Vocabulary Reference and Practice 2nd Edition by Felicity O’Dell, ISBN-13: 978-1316629734

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  • Publisher: ‎ Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition (August 4, 2017)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 182 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1316629732
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1316629734

Improve your understanding of idioms in English. Explanations and practice of English idioms, written for advanced-level (C1 to C2) learners of English. Perfect for both self-study and classroom activities. Learn idioms in context, with lots of different topics, including ‘Learning’, ‘Formal writing’ and ‘Telling stories’. Be confident about what you are learning, thanks to Cambridge research into how English is really spoken and written, and get better at studying by yourself, with study tips, follow-up tasks and an easy to use answer key.

Table of Contents:

Using this book
Learning about idioms
In this section the units deal with key aspects of what
idioms are and how you can use them.
D What are idioms?
IJ When and how are idioms used?
U Using reference resources
II Common metaphors in idioms
II Using idioms accurately a Playing with idioms
D Idioms fro- other varieties of English
D Modern idioms
Types of idiom
In this section the units deal with specific types
of idiom.
D Similes
IIiJ Binomials
OJ Proverbs
– Cliches and fixed statements
– Other languages
Idioms fro- the topic area of …
In this section the units are organised around the
aspect of life fro- which the idioms have originated.
– Sailing
– War and conflict
– Transport
ID Animals
– Parts of the body
– Games and sport
– Ancient myths and history
– Shakespeare
– Literature
– Learning
– Science and technology
Idioms to talk about …
In this section the units are organised around the
topic or functional area where they are most likely
to be used.
– Films, plays and books
– Relationships – friends and family
– People – character and behaviour
– Crime and punishment
– Work
– Business news
– Business meetings
– Money
– Society
– Daily life
– Positive feelings
III Negative feelings
– Problems
– Arguing
Idioms used in …
This section focuses on some of the written contexts
where idioms are frequently found. – Journalism
G- Advertising
– Formal writing
Idioms used in conversation
This section focuses on ways in which idioms are
typically used in spoken language. – Advising and warning
ID Telling stories
EIJ Responding to what people say
ID Agreeing and disagreeing c- Expressing success and failure
li,I Emphasising
Idioms using these keywords: – Life and live
In this section each unit focuses on one keyword – Dead and death
which has given rise to a particularly large number – Mind
of English idioms.
I- Hard – Play and game
– Half
– Fall
– Own
– Two
– All Key 126
– No
Phonemic symbols 158
– Hand
– Heart
Index 159

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