This indispensable resource helps students understand the language patterns used by native speakers and remains the book of choice for mastering more than 600 common English idioms, phrasal verbs, and collocations.
Essential Idioms in English thoroughly defines and illustrates each idiom, then reinforces its meaning and usage with multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and matching exercises.
- Three sections on collocations to illustrate the frequency of certain usages.
- An expanded appendix of equivalent idioms that includes Portuguese, French, and Spanish translations.
- Eight-page section on dictionary skills helps students build their vocabulary and prove their knowledge of usages.