This page gives you a good idea of how the lessons in the Britlish Library are laid out. You can see that students can keep notes about each lesson, can record vocabulary for each lesson, and can mark as complete and rate each lesson for their future reference. This system makes certain that it is easy to keep track of your study progress as you work with the many lessons in the Britlish Library. I hope you will try a free 14-day Britlish Library pass to really see what a unique and valuable resource the Britlish Library really is.
Idioms are expressions that are natural to native English speakers. They are very confusing for non-native English speakers. They're confusing because idioms don't mean what the words say. You cannot literally translate English idioms into another language. For example: A black mark has a literal meaning of a black mark on clothing or any other material. It also has a non-literal meaning of a record of something bad you have done.
This lesson uses a video English lesson about colour idioms which I made in 2010, and which has been very popular on YouTube. The video has also been licenced for use by a Taiwanese publisher for inclusion in one of their textbooks. I decided to make this Vocabulary Activation Pack from the video English lesson because so many people like the video and because the vocabulary in it is important for students to learn and master. There are a lot of idioms in this lesson as well as a set of questions which I have designed to help you learn, remember, and use the vocabulary and make it part of your active vocabulary.
Most of the Activation Packs will look similar to this.
Click on the content menu to see all of the pages in the lesson, including the Activators which give you exercises to help you learn, remember, and use the language.
The resources menu is where you can find downloadable resources like PDF files, web links, and more.
Markers let you annotate or add highlights to any page in the Activation Pack.
The Teacher menu gives you some biographical information about me, your English teacher.
Under the Activation Pack, as well as a dictionary, Guest, you will also find the lesson-specific study record menus.
You can also add personal notes and vocabulary from the lesson and search them later.
Some lessons have crossword puzzles and you will find these in the menu below the Activation Pack.
When you complete a lesson, you can mark it complete. Completed lessons will show up in green in your study record. You can also rate a lesson depending on how useful you found it. The 5-star rating system lets you revisit the most useful lessons.
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Crossword Puzzles for Colour Idioms
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