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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Classical Idioms 2

Lesson from the Shenzhen Daily:
http://szdaily.sznews.com/html/2009-03/10/content_542037.htm

Practice the conversation; study the vocabulary; then discuss the questions with a friend in English.

Questions:
1. Use today's idioms in a sentence, or write a short dialogue.
2. Do you have any interesting idioms in your language that mean the same as these? Talk about them.
3. What do you know about Nero and other Roman emperors? Talk about them, or learn more if you need to.
Today's idioms: to fiddle while Rome burns, the golden mean, a Pyrrhic victory

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