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www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 2 Learn how to say some Chinese proverbs in English. Learn some common English proverbs. Learn to use English proverbs in conversation. PURPOSE OF LESSON www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 3 Slide 4 that gives flowers. CHINESE PROVERBS A bit of fragrance clings to the hand www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 5 A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 6 A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 7 A gem is not polished without rubbing nor a man perfected without trials. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 8 Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 9 He who asks is a fool for five minutes but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 10 He who is drowned is not troubled by the rain. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 11 If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 12 Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 13 You enter by yourself. Teachers open the door. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 14 When you drink the water, remember the spring. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 15 If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 16 A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 17 You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 18 If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 19 Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 20 A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 21 The one who pursues revenge should dig two graves. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 22 In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone 's letter. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 23 If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 24 A single conversation with a wise man is worth a month's study of books. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 25 The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 26 Small ills are the fountains of most of our groans. Men trip not on mountains, they stumble on stones. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 27 With true friends, even water drunk together is sweet enough. CHINESE PROVERBS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 28 Slide 29 What does the proverb mean? Is it good advice? Why? Is there a similar saying in Chinese? Have you ever done what the proverb says or been in a similar situation? QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 30 MEANING: To be ungrateful to someone who gives you something; to treat someone who gives you a gift badly. NEVER LOOK A GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 31 MEANING: When resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts. BEGGARS CANT BE CHOOSERS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 32 MEANING: Different paths can take you to the same goal. ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 33 MEANING: Just the right amount is as good as more than enough; there is no value in excess. ENOUGH IS AS GOOD AS A FEAST www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 34 MEANING: If a person does not develop wisdom with age, then his or her foolishness is all the more obvious and shameful. THERE IS NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 35 MEANING: A person who has injured another person should be punished in the same way. AN EYE FOR AN EYE, A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 36 MEANING: If you do not see someone or something frequently, you will forget about it. OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 37 MEANING: Having something for certain is better than the possibility of getting something better. A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 38 MEANING: You will have good luck if you carry out your plans bravely. FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 39 MEANING: It takes a long time to do an important job. ROME WASNT BUILT IN A DAY www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 40 MEANING: Quiet people are often very thoughtful. STILL WATERS RUN DEEP www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 41 MEANING: If everyone helps with a large task, it will get done easily and quickly. MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 42 MEANING: Too many people trying to manage something simply spoils it. TOO MANY COOKS SPOIL THE BROTH www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 43 MEANING: To enjoy anything beautiful or pleasant, you must endure something difficult or painful. THERES NO ROSE WITHOUT THORNS www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 44 MEANING: You should not criticize other people for having the same faults that you yourself have. PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULDN'T THROW STONES. www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 45 MEANING: You can present someone with an opportunity, but you cannot force him or her to take advantage of it. YOU CAN LEAD A HORSE TO WATER, BUT YOU CAN'T MAKE IT DRINK www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 46 MEANING: Be generous to someone and the person will demand even more. (Describes someone who will take advantage of you if you are even a little kind to him or her.) GIVE HIM AN INCH AND HELL TAKE A MILE www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 47 MEANING: If you love someone, you cannot see any faults in that person. LOVE IS BLIND www.jaqsESLlessons.com Slide 48 Slide 49 Timetoreflect Slide 50 THE END PPT developed by Jaq James www.jaqsESLlessons.com