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With Flying Colors - English Color Idioms (Simplified Chinese-English) (Kobo eBook)

With Flying Colors - English Color Idioms (Simplified Chinese-English) By Anneke Forzani, Dmitry Fedorov, Candy Zuo Cover Image
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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 teacher

What does it mean to have a green thumb?

How do you show your true colors?

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

With clever multicultural illustrations, literal translations of the idioms, meanings in 2 languages, and English example sentences, With Flying Colors explains common color idioms in a way that makes them easy to understand. It's a perfect book to teach culturally and linguistically diverse students.

With Flying Colors 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 color idioms, their meaning, and history
  • Lesson plans to help teach idioms while exposing children to other cultures

With Flying Colors is a great resource to build language skills while having fun!

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

  • Fresh as a Daisy - English Nature Idioms
  • Icing on the Cake - English Food Idioms
  • The Lion's Share - English Animal Idioms