Idioms are a part of figurative language that flavors our conversation. They are used in dialogue as well as written language.WHO IS THIS APP FOR? For students ages 5-13 years WHO SHOULD BUY THIS APP? Teachers Parents Speech-Language Pathologists WHY DO STUDENTS NEED TO UNDERSTAND IDIOMS? Idioms show up all the time in conversations. Children initially understand idioms based on the context. By 4th grade, students are expected to recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms. Studies show reading comprehension and idiomatic understanding are related.WHAT MAKES THIS APP SPECIAL? Developed by educators, this app is carefully designed to capture some of the age- appropriate conversations that take place both in general conversation and in the classroom. Research shows hearing an idiom in context improves understanding of idiomatic expressions. This is the pedagogy we adopted in this app. Rich, friendly conversations not only keep students engaged but also make idioms easy to remember and retrieve for later use. Hi quality studio recordings. FREE upgrade of future idioms. Grade appropriate conversations. EXAMPLE: Conversation on Wetlands in Grade 4, 4th idiom Conversation on Bill of Rights in Grade 5, 9th idiom HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF THIS APP? Educators can use this app as an educational tool and as a reference for further study on idioms. Classroom lessons can be created around group learning. Students can be encouraged to think about other situations where the idiom could be used. Parents can encourage their children to progressively learn and use idioms as per their age.