Here's a unique way to learn and practice proverbs for a higher level class (and probably high school or univ/adults).
Put a few common proverbs on the board without the ending. You can bring a horse to water but..........
Solicit replies from students to finish them. It can be funny! Then reveal the true ending , if they don't know.
What's a teaching recipe? It's an idea teachers can use to make a lesson. Short or detailed. Add your own and help out your fellow teachers!