How to Identify Errors in Idiomatic Expressions

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How many different types of idioms are there?

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1. 'Pulling your leg' is an example of what type of idiom?

2. What parts of speech make up the second type of idiom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An Idiom is an expression particular to one specific culture or language, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the types of idioms and how they are constructed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Use of idiomatic expressions
  • Common errors with idiomatic expressions
  • Parts of speech

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related language lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding idiomatic expressions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about English idioms

Additional Learning

To learn more about language, review the accompanying lesson on How to Identify Errors in Idiomatic Expressions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of idiom
  • Understand how idioms are used in speech
  • Differentiate types of idioms
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