Thursday, March 02, 2006

Cliché-free Similes

LOVE the similes game! Learners try to explain these.

Her silence was like a card game.
Her smile was like the sea/ a rocking chair.
Her need for revenge was like a train.
Her anger was like a museum.
Her sense of timing was like a shadow.
Her self-esteem was like a bell.
Her kindness was like a tree.
Her passion was like a toolshed.
Her laughter was like the jungle.

(Variation. 2 piles: 1 human trait, 1 interesting noun. Learners pick them at random and try to explain the meaning.)

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