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English Proverbs

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English Proverbs

  1. 1. English proverbs Salle Nurmeta 04.02.2010
  2. 2. What is a proverb? <ul><li>A well – known saying that gives good advice or expresses a general truth. </li></ul><ul><li>Proverbs are often borrowed from similar languages and cultures . </li></ul><ul><li>Both the Bible and medieval Latin have played a huge role in distributing proverbs across Europe . </li></ul>
  3. 3. English proverbs <ul><li>Every cloud has a silver lining. </li></ul><ul><li>Iga pilve taga peitub selge taevas. </li></ul><ul><li>Ei ole halba ilma heata. </li></ul>
  4. 4. English proverbs <ul><li>A friend in need is a friend indeed. </li></ul><ul><li>Tõelist sõpra tuntakse hädas. </li></ul><ul><li>Kuulame laulu “Pure morning” ansambel Placebo esituses. </li></ul>
  5. 5. English proverbs <ul><li>A penny saved is a penny gained . </li></ul><ul><li>Kes kopikat ei hoia, see rublat ei saa. </li></ul><ul><li>Kes raha hoiab, see raha kogub. </li></ul>
  6. 6. English proverbs <ul><li>A n apple a day keeps the doctor away. </li></ul><ul><li>Õun päevas on tervise pant. </li></ul>
  7. 7. English proverbs <ul><li>A bird in hand is worth two in the bush . </li></ul><ul><li>Parem üks lind käes kui kaks metsas. </li></ul><ul><li>Parem püü peos kui kaks oksal. </li></ul>
  8. 8. English proverbs <ul><li>A rolling stone gathers no moss. </li></ul><ul><li>Veerevale kivile ei kasva sammalt. </li></ul>
  9. 9. English proverbs <ul><li>A good dog deserves a good bone. </li></ul><ul><li>Kuidas töö nõnda palk. </li></ul>
  10. 10. An Irish saying <ul><li>There is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. </li></ul><ul><li>Vikerkaare otsa all on peidus kullapada. </li></ul><ul><li>Vaatame videot ja kuulame laulu “The end” Earl Granti esituses. </li></ul>
  11. 11. All’s well that ends well. Lõpp hea, kõik hea.

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