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Making sense of idioms

Jake Allsop

Making sense of idioms

by Jake Allsop

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Idioms, corrections, errors -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJake Allsop and Louise Woods.
    ContributionsWoods, Louise.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(96)p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14989016M
    ISBN 100304317551

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The presentation did not make sense at all. It was way off the topic. She has started making sense about her career now and I would like to let her try things out.

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Carefully worded cue questions lead students to an understanding of meaning, and guided and then freer exercises allow them practice in the forms. Making Sense of Idioms: Self Study Exercises with Answers. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Woods, L. Can't find what you're looking for?.

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