Academic Communication Associates

AcademicÊ CommunicationÊ Associates,Ê Inc.Ê 46 LANGUAGE AND AUDITORY PROCESSING It’s time to crack the books. Bob is in the doghouse again! AL BITES OFF MORE THAN HE CAN CHEW HE TRIED TO KEEP A STRAIGHT FACE Communicating with Common Expressions Larry J. Mattes Ages 9 and Up Explain the Meaning Second Edition Ages 9 and Up Explain the Meaning has been expanded and is now available in an easy-to-use book format with reproducible pictures and activity worksheets. Each activity focuses on a common idiomatic expression. The literal meaning of the expression is represented in a humorous 8.5" x 11" illustration. Sentences and short stories are presented to illustrate use of each idiom. Worksheet activities provide students with practice in the use of the expressions. The activities in this book will be especially helpful in programs for individuals who have difficulty using precise vocabulary in situations where they are asked to give concise, specific responses. Explain the Meaning #43251-C23 Printed Book $36.00 #43251CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $36.00 #43251BCD-C23 Book and CD $51.00 Idiom Adventure Stories Patty R. Schuchardt Ages 8 and Up This inexpensive workbook includes illustrated worksheets with stories in which common idioms are used. The humorous pictures show the literal meaning of each idiom. After reading or listening to each story, students explain the meaning of the idiom. They may also create their own stories using the idioms. Idiom Adventure Stories #49921-C23 Printed Book $25.00 #49921CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $25.00 #49921BCD-C23 Book and CD $40.00 Students with language-based learning problems often have difficulty understanding many of the idiomatic expressions used in conversation and within classroom reading material. This book includes reproducible pictures and worksheets that can be used to promote both the understanding and the effective use of idioms when communicating in English. The worksheet activities can be presented orally by the teacher or completed independently by students. You can also stimulate creative expression by having your students incorporate idioms into original stories. Over 200 idioms are included. Communicating with Common Expressions #4806-C23 Printed Book $39.00 #4806CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $39.00 #4806BCD-C23 Book and CD $54.00