Increase your students' fluency of English through mastery of common American idioms. The Idiom Advantage: Fluency in Speaking and Listening, by Dana Watkins, offers a wide variety of interactive activities that provide students with opportunities to hear, read, and produce idioms in interesting and engaging ways. *Idioms are contextualized in narratives, interviews, news reports, radio programs, and conversations for both reading and listening. *Controlled listening and writing activities help students understand meaning and structure. *Authentic magazine and newspaper advertisements present the idioms in clever and memorable ways to broaden students' understanding. *Students practice using idioms in role play, debate, oral presentation, group discussion, and writing.