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The Lion's Share - English Animal Idioms (Spanish-English) (Kobo eBook)

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“The Language Lizard Idiom books are ... a teacher’s dream come true!… #1 pick for teachers everywhere. … readers will have a whale of a time discovering new phrases and expressions, while turning pages with laughter and joy.” - Tara Brown, ESL, English & Spanish teacher

What does it mean to let the cat out of the bag?

Why would you take a bull by the horns?

Idioms can be confusing, but they help you to understand English and are a lot of fun to learn!

With clever multicultural illustrations, idiom meanings, and example sentences, The Lion's Share explains common animal idioms in a way that makes them easy to understand. It's a perfect book to teach culturally and linguistically diverse students. The bilingual book gives English language learners literal translations of the idioms, the meaning in 2 languages, and an English example sentence

The Lion's Share includes bonus material to support English language learners and promote culturally responsive teaching, such as links to:

  • English audio of the book
  • Information about the history of the idioms in the book
  • Additional animal idioms, their meaning, and history
  • Lesson plans to help teach idioms while exposing children to other cultures

The Lion’s Share is a great resource to build language skills while having fun!

Un modismo es una frase que dice una cosa pero significa otra. Un modismo puede ser una forma rápida de decir algo complicado. Saber modismos te ayuda a entender y hablar inglés con fluidez. Este libro contiene modismos sobre animales.

Other books in the Language Lizard Idiom Book Series (available in English and bilingual editions):

Fresh as a Daisy - English Nature Idioms, Fresco Como Margarita - Modismos con Naturaleza en Inglés

Icing on the Cake - English Food Idioms, Glaseado Sobre El Pastel - Modismos con Alimentos en Inglés

With Flying Colors - English Color Idioms, Con Colores Volantes - Modismos con Colores en Inglés