New Headway Upper Intermediate 4th Edition
Choose the best proverbs from below, then discuss any you don’t think are important, true or useful.
- A stitch in time saves nine.
- If life deals you lemons, make lemonade.
- Life begins at forty.
- Life is what you make it.
- Life’s not all beer and skittles.
- The best things in life are free.
- There is never enough time.
- There’s a time and (a) place for everything.
- There’s no time like the present.
- Third time lucky.
- Time and tide wait for no man.
- Time flies when you are having fun.
- Time is a great healer.
- Time is money.
- Variety is the spice of life.
- Where there’s life, there’s hope.
- Your school days are the (best) days of your life.
Ask about any proverbs above which you don’t understand, discussing the truth/ importance/ usefulness of those proverbs each time.
Without looking above, fill the gaps below with either “time” or “life”.
A stitch in __________________________________________________ saves nine.
If ______________________________________ deals you lemons, make lemonade.
_______________________________________________________ begins at forty.
___________________________________________________ is what you make it.
_______________________________________________’s not all beer and skittles.
The best things in _____________________________________________ are free.
There is never enough ________________________________________________.
There’s a ____________________________________ and (a) place for everything.
There’s no _____________________________________________ like the present.
Third __________________________________________________________ lucky.
_______________________________________________ and tide wait for no man.
___________________________________________ flies when you are having fun.
_____________________________________________________ is a great healer.
__________________________________________________________ is money.
Variety is the spice of _________________________________________________.
Where there’s _____________________________________________, there’s hope.
Your school days are the (best) days of your ________________________________.
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