1st Edition

More Favourite Idioms



ISBN 9780863889837
Published August 23, 2013 by Routledge
36 Pages

USD $36.95

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Do you 'see red' when people use phrases you don't understand. Or maybe get 'cold feet' because you are feeling 'under the weather'? For those on the autism spectrum or when English isn't their first language, these every day phrases are completely baffling. These sets of cards humorously depict well known idioms and the accompanying detailed booklet provides a dictionary meaning for each card, and a range of ideas and activities for use.  36 cards per pack and accompanying booklet Suitable for all ages Dr Victoria Joffe is a specialist speech and language therapist and senior lecturer in developmental speech, language and communication impairments in the Department of Language and Communication Science at City University, London. She is also programme director of an innovative MSc degree in Joint Professional Practice: Language and Communication, run in conjunction with the Institute of Education.

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Do you 'see red' when people use phrases you don't understand?

For those on the autism spectrum or when English isn't their first language, these every day phrases are completely baffling. These sets of cards humorously depict well known idioms and the accompanying detailed booklet provides a dictionary meaning for each card, and a range of ideas and activities for use.

36 cards per pack plus accompanying booklet

Suitable for all ages

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Dr Victoria Joffe is a specialist speech and language therapist and senior lecturer in developmental speech, language and communication impairments in the Department of Language and Communication Science at City University, London. She is also programme director of an innovative MSc degree in Joint Professional Practice: Language and Communication, run in conjunction with the Institute of Education.