Feeling Blue


Raining Cats and Dogs


Toot Your Own Horn


Couch Potato

From It's A Breeze: 42 Lively English Lessons on American Idioms:

From Other Chimayo Press Titles:

Toni Aberson is the co-author of these English as a Second Language (ESL) textbooks:

Compelling Conversations

Compelling Conversations helps advanced English language learners develop conversation skills and improve fluency by sharing experiences, reflecting on their lives, and discussing proverbs and quotations. This innovative ESL textbook, recommended by English Teaching Professional magazine, has been used in classrooms in over 50 countries worldwide.

Compelling American Conversations

Focusing on both daily experiences and American culture, Compelling American Conversations: Questions and Quotations for Intermediate American English Language Learners helps American immigrants and international students develop their fluency skills and academic vocabulary through proverbs, quotations, and speaking exercises.

Toni Aberson is the editor of these English as a Foreign Language (EFL) textbooks:

Compelling Conversations – Japan

Based on our original and highly successful English as a Second Language (ESL) textbook, Compelling Conversations, this title is geared specifically toward Japanese English language learners with culturally relevant touchstones and exercises.

Compelling Conversations – Vietnam

Based on the original and highly successful Compelling Conversations, this unique ELT textbook was created specifically for Vietnamese learners of English in the United States. With 14 thematic chapters designed to create quality conversations, Compelling Conversations – Vietnam helps adult and community college students gain greater fluency, confidence, and vocabulary through a variety of communicative activities.

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