Multicultural Idioms 1

Step 1

Study this week’s idioms:

Step 2

Read the dialogue to learn the meaning of the idioms:

Natalia:Hello everyone, what’s all the mumbo jumbo?
Johanna:We’re discussing Folklorama. Margarita, Blaine and I are going to perform there next week!
NataliaOh really, what are you going to do?
Blaine:We’re learning Russian dance. Margarita is going to teach us.
NatliaKudos to you for wanting to learn a dance from another country!
Johanna:It’ll be a breeze! We have a great teacher.
Blaine:I have learned a lot so far, but I’m stuck in a glitch at the moment.
Johanna:I think what we have learned so far is just the tip of the iceberg.
Margarita:That’s right, I have at least 10 more moves to teach you!
Blaine:How about you Natalia? Would you like to learn Russian dance with us?
Natalia:Sure! When do we start?

Step 3

Listen to the dialogue for correct pronunciation and usage of the above idioms.

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