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Central Asian Problems of Modern Science and Education

Abstract

The article is dedicated to teaching proverbs as a warm-up, energizer and time-filler activity. In this article qualitative method is used to discuss research material. Several procedures are accomplished to do this research. First, ten proverbs with animal names were selected. Second, the definitions of the selected proverbs are used for discussion. Third, internal and external factors are stated. Last, it is recommended to employ proverbs as warm-up “guess the theme”, energizer “jumbled proverb” and time-filler “share it” activities not only to draw students' attention, develop thinking skills and to keep them motivated during the lesson, but also generate their interests to use proverbs frequently.

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