prove rbs ?            What are2/22/2013          By Elizabeth Murphy
ProverbsA proverb is a phrase or saying    that gives wise advice. Rome was not built in a         day.
ProverbsA proverb is short and     to the point.It takes two to make a quarrel.
ProverbsProverbs are statements which emphasis how to live and act. Actions speak louder than words.
ProverbsOr a proverb can be a statement        of general truth. All’s well that ends well.
ProverbsProverbs can be found in     every culture.
Proverbs   They are very old sayings that  have been passed down through          the generations.Confucius was        Bor...
Proverbs Proverbs can be heard in everyday  conversations and appear in all kinds  of written material.    Fables, FolkTa...
Proverbs often use…• Rhyme, Rhythm,  Alliteration  To make the proverb catchy or              easy to remember
Examples   Once bitten twice shy.If a person has been tricked once they   will be more careful the next time.
ExampleGreat minds think alike. Wise people will usually      think alike.
ExampleIt’s no use crying over spilt             milk.It is a waste of time to feel bad about things that can’t be found o...
Example Let sleeping dogs lie.Avoid discussing issues that    are likely to create
Proverb ExampleHe laughs best who laughs last.A person who does his best is   the one who will get the     greatest satisf...
Proverb ExamplePractice makes perfect.If you practice a certain skill   often you will excel in it.
ProverbsWhat is a proverb?What is the purpose of a proverb?Where can we find examples of proverbs?Give an example of a...
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  1. 1. prove rbs ? What are2/22/2013 By Elizabeth Murphy
  2. 2. ProverbsA proverb is a phrase or saying that gives wise advice. Rome was not built in a day.
  3. 3. ProverbsA proverb is short and to the point.It takes two to make a quarrel.
  4. 4. ProverbsProverbs are statements which emphasis how to live and act. Actions speak louder than words.
  5. 5. ProverbsOr a proverb can be a statement of general truth. All’s well that ends well.
  6. 6. ProverbsProverbs can be found in every culture.
  7. 7. Proverbs They are very old sayings that have been passed down through the generations.Confucius was Born in 551 BC.well known forhis proverbs.
  8. 8. Proverbs Proverbs can be heard in everyday conversations and appear in all kinds of written material. Fables, FolkTales, Myths, Parables
  9. 9. Proverbs often use…• Rhyme, Rhythm, Alliteration To make the proverb catchy or easy to remember
  10. 10. Examples Once bitten twice shy.If a person has been tricked once they will be more careful the next time.
  11. 11. ExampleGreat minds think alike. Wise people will usually think alike.
  12. 12. ExampleIt’s no use crying over spilt milk.It is a waste of time to feel bad about things that can’t be found or mistakes that can’t be changed.
  13. 13. Example Let sleeping dogs lie.Avoid discussing issues that are likely to create
  14. 14. Proverb ExampleHe laughs best who laughs last.A person who does his best is the one who will get the greatest satisfaction.
  15. 15. Proverb ExamplePractice makes perfect.If you practice a certain skill often you will excel in it.
  16. 16. ProverbsWhat is a proverb?What is the purpose of a proverb?Where can we find examples of proverbs?Give an example of a proverb.
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