English Idioms 4: Study–Hit the Books
Improve your English vocabulary and comprehension with a quick, fun lesson in idioms. Idioms: Study—Hit the Books teaches common and colorful phrases that come from talking about school and studying.
As kids, people spend every day for years in school, and even afterward, they still need to learn new things—whether it’s how to speak another language or how to play a difficult video game.
So it is not surprising that we have numerous idioms relating to school and learning. What does it mean, for example, if we hit the books? Are we angry with our books? And do you want your children to be teacher’s pets or class clowns?
Learn these and other studious phrases in Idioms: Study—Hit the Books.
Quick Targets in English E-Books
The Quick Targets Idioms series provides bite-size lessons that are fast and entertaining.
The problem with learning English idioms is that there are thousands to cover. Quick Targets solves this problem by teaching a handful of idioms at a time, arranged by topics such as money, sports, and foods. By studying idiom groups this way, students can more easily learn and remember the material.
The Quick Targets Idioms Series features:
• Idiom Groups: Teaching idioms by topic.
• Comics: Idioms introduced with fun illustrations showing phrases in use.
• Definitions & Notes: Simple English definitions, with grammar explanations and notes on idioms’ origins.
• Numerous Examples: Sentences showing idioms used with different verb tenses, objects, etc.
• Lively Dialogues: Fun conversations showing further examples of the idioms in use.
• Quizzes and Puzzles: Review and test your knowledge.