Down in the Dumps
It can be hard to learn new English expressions, because very often they are idiomatic, and it’s not easy to understand the meaning from the words alone.
For some time now, I have been trying to come up with a way of teaching idiomatic expressions in a way that would make them not just understandable, but also memorable and enjoyable.
The most visually stimulating way I could think of to present new expressions through the medium of comics.
I loved reading comics as a kid, and I’m sure you did.
Comics are full of pictures and pictures tell a thousand words. This way, the words of interest can be focused on in the context of an interesting story.
From the context in this comic, it’s easy to see what the expression down in the dumps means.
The lively story and illustrations all serve to help you to learn, remember and use the new vocabulary.
The comic also has definitions of each of the new expressions.
There is also a crossword puzzle to help you remember the vocabulary.
By downloading this comic, you are not only getting valuable English learning material, but you are also showing your appreciation for my hard work.
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