IDIOMS Lesson 6 ‘To be as cool as a cucumber’

In this lesson, Erika and Greg will explain the meaning and the usage of a very common idiom about food – this time it’s about cucumber!

I am sure you will be very surprised with the meaning of this idiom 🙂

In this lesson, you will:

  • listen to a dialogue, an authentic conversation between the two teachers;
  • hear the idiom in use;
  • learn about the meaning.

This lesson also contains a BONUS reading extension about a grammar point called ‘similes’.

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Download Lesson 6 Student Materials

Please download the .pdf file with this lesson’s student materials.

You will benefit the most if you print them out and use them while watching the lesson.



Don’t forget to do the quiz at the end! ?


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Shione Yoshihara (Group Leader) Giugno 13, 2021 at 11:19 pm

It is so good to know about some similes. I think these are really useful and I can understand more about English.

Erika B (Group Leader) Settembre 22, 2021 at 5:59 pm

Thank you so much for your useful comment! We’re very happy to know that you appreciate our videos and you can benefit from them!

My friend is always as cool as cucumber. When I saw the insect in my room and I called her, she usually think calmly. It is so cool.

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