Students with pragmatic language deficits can be very literal and miss the meaning when figurative language is used in conversation.
These familiar sayings may seem absurd to them causing them to misinterpret the intended message.
This unit contains 15 familiar sayings that often don't make sense. Use it to introduce figurative language, teach pragmatic language skills, and teach ESL/ELL students the hidden meanings in language.
Prompts and discussion questions are provided as well.
This activity is great for patients who may have expressive/receptive aphasia or early stages of dementia. Great for cognitive groups or social groups for adults.