Having recently moved to Brazil, learning a new language and also teaching English, illustrator Roisin Hahessy got thinking about the the English language. On her website, she declares, “When I stopped to think about some English idioms and their literal meaning, I found some of them very funny and thought it would be a nice idea to pick a few of the most common idioms and illustrate them.”
The images below have been reproduced with the direct permission of the illustrator
These fantastic illustrations would be ideal for classroom use, when discussing idioms, and similar expressions used in the English language:
You can purchase each print individually on Roisin’s website by clicking here.