Proverb Lesson ptp

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What is a proverb? Why are they still hanging around if they are so old? Examples of Proverbs.

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Proverb Lesson ptp

  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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