Text of IDIOMS, SLANG WORDS AND SAYINGS. IDIOMS What is a idiom?
IDIOMS, SLANG WORDS AND SAYINGS Slide 2 IDIOMS What is a idiom? Slide 3 SOME EXAMPLES Cut the cheese Slide 4 SOME EXAMPLES Bite the bullet Slide 5 SOME EXAMPLES Sleep whith the fish Slide 6 SLANG WORDS Slide 7 SOME EXAMPLES Bees knees Slide 8 SOME EXAMPLES Give you a bell Slide 9 SOME EXAMPLES Kip Slide 10 SAYINGS Slide 11 Slide 12 THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Aphorism Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgment difficult Slide 13 THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Clich Slide 14 THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Epigram Im tired of love; Im still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all time. Slide 15 THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Idiom Slide 16 THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF SAYING: Proverb Slide 17 Connotation and Denotation Slide 18 What is a connotation? Come to be the meaning of certain culture. Example: a life of dogs To mean: Suffers and has bad life. Slide 19 Connotation Infinity of sentence and words posses a meaning entirely connotative. Another example: The word dawn can take the subjective significances of: The begin of a new life Initation of good luck after having bad luck during a term of time Slide 20 Connotation The connotation of the word cannot be registered by the dictionaries. Slide 21 Connotation The connotative meaning are associated to a term and they express feelings and emotion. The connotation can be the speakers product in an act or it can be of general use in a specific culture. Slide 22 Connotation The use of the words can produce alterations in the speech. The word christmas can mean: Sadness, melancholy, solitude, memories. Or the habitual positive connotation in the society: Happiness, party, gift. Slide 23 Denotation Denotation Is the basic meaning of a word, just appears defined in the dictionaries with a formal and objective expression form. Slide 24 Denotation For example: Dawn denotes the part of the day corresponding to the exit of the sun, and it is as is defined in the dictionaries. Slide 25 Summary Slide 26 Connotation and denotation Slide 27 Examples of connotation A life of dogs (bad, vague, slack life) That man is a bear(rough and strong man) You are a donkey (you are an ingnoramus) She has pearls in the mouth (White teeth) Slide 28 Tell the meaning of the next connotation words God gives bread to who does not have teeth. I felt as a fish in the water. I bring a hunger of dogs. Their children are like vultures. Slide 29 Examples Connotation: The girl of silk hair. Teeth of pearls. Gold black. Denotation: The girl of the soft hair. Very white teeth. Petroleum. Slide 30 Slide 31 The Kinesics Study the expressive meaning of the corporal movements and of the non oral expressions, of visiual, auditory or tactile in connection with the linguistic structure. Slide 32 The expressions An expression is a form of non verbal communication executed with some part of the body and taken place by the movement of the articulations and muscles of arms, hands and head. Slide 33 The expression The language of expression, expressing a variety of sensations and thought. All the people use expressions and the corporal language in addition of words when they speak. Slide 34 They are five categories of expressions Emblems expressions. Illustrative expressions. Expressions of interaction. Expressions of affection. Expression of adaptation. Slide 35 Emblems expression Slide 36 Illustrative expression Slide 37 Expression of interaction Slide 38 Expression of affection Slide 39 Expression of adaptation Slide 40 Summary Can find five expressions when we are talking. They are: Emblems expressions. Illustrative expressions. Expressions of interaction. Expressions of affection. Expression of adaptation.