Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Literal and Figurative Language

No description

Michelle Fogarty

on 28 December 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Literal and Figurative Language

Literal and Figurative Language
I can distinguish Literal and Figurative Language

Introduction to Literal and Figurative Language
Figurative Language says one thing, but means something else.

Sally is nice.
The hungry waves grabbed our sand castles and pulled them into the sea
Please wait for your sister after school.

Literal Language
Literal Language
Means Exactly What it says.
What is literal language?
What is figurative language?
How do I distinguish between literal and figurative language?
His desk was a mess
It was extremely cold outside.
Her teeth are very white.
His desk is a jungle.
Winter had Britain in its icy grip.
Her teeth are pearls

Sally is as sweet as sugar
Literal versus Figurative
You're wasting money.
You are throwing money down the drain.
His hands are big.
His hands are like baseball mitts.
The spicy spaghetti was delicious.
Show what you know!
Write one figurative sentence to describe this picture.
Write one literal sentence to describe this picture.
Full transcript