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idioms in english

August 12, 2013

Idioms in English, new releases

Pleasanton, Ca.®; has just released Idioms in English - Young Adults 2. This program is designed for nonnative English speakers at the intermediate level and above. It will help improve listening comprehension, pronunciation, and vocabulary in English for:

  • Lectures and discussions at school or work
  • Tests like the TOEFL® and TOEIC®
Idioms in English - Young Adults 2 covers 100 idioms in 220 interactive lessons with:

  • Stories/dialogues using the idioms in context
  • Audio featuring four different native speakers
  • Definitions, examples, and pronunciation notes for each idiom
  • Scored quizzes and pictures for listening comprehension (new)
  • Scored quizzes for idiom definitions
  • Scored dictation practices
  • Scored, rotating final review for all 100 idioms with 4 different question types
"Idioms like build up* and get the word out are used frequently in English. When you don't understand the idioms, you can miss the point of a story or conversation," said the author, Kathy L. Hans. "Listening to idioms and how they are used in context is a great way to improve vocabulary, listening comprehension and speech in English."

*Phrasal verbs are included in these programs.

These programs are available for schools with an integrated User Management System, which tracks all student activity. To celebrate this new product release, schools may request a Free Trial.

This program is available online at: Shopping cart.® provides products and services to improve communication skills for nonnative speakers of English at the high beginning through advanced levels. Hundreds of universities and colleges, many multinational corporations and thousands of individuals worldwide have successfully used the suite of English-language products.