Phrasal Verbs

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Title
Christmas Phrasals
Target Structure
Eight Phrasal Verbs for Christmas
Level
Elementary to Pre-Intermediate
Time
minutes
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Description
Check your students' understanding of simple phrasal verbs with this festive handout.

There are eight captions which your students need to complete.

This worksheet covers:

* blow up [a balloon]
* get along / on with someone
* stand out
* throw away
* look forward to
* go around
* grow up
* take off

Depending on the ability of your class we have an easier and more difficult version of this worksheet. Check the teaching notes for more details - and be sure to hand out the right version!

This worksheet is for elementary to pre-intermediate level classes.

 


 

Title
All About 'In'
Target Structure
Phrasal Verbs / Vocabulary Building
Level
Intermediate and above
Time
40 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at six phrasal verb expressions:

* barge in
* squeeze in
* hand in
* butt in
* rake (it) in
* stay in

Students begin by guessing meanings from the context. This is followed by a picture caption quiz and a set of discussion questions using the target language.

This worksheet is a great way to build your students' knowledge of natural language expressions. It's written for intermediate-level students and above.


 


 

Title
All About 'Put'
Target Structure
Idioms, Vocabulary
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
Build your students' vocabulary and have fun with this worksheet!

The lesson is based around expressions using 'put'.

Your students will study

- put up with something
- put something behind you
- to put it bluntly
- put [an idea] forward
- put you off something

There is a gap-fill exercise, followed by lots of follow-up practice and discussion questions at the end.

This worksheet is written for intermediate-level classes.

 


 

Title
All About 'Run'
Target Structure
Idioms, Vocabulary
Level
Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This is a great worksheet to help your intermediate-level students boost their vocabulary.

All the expressions contain the word 'run'. Your students will study:

* run out of (coffee)
* run over (a cat)
* run for president
* run into someone (meet)
* run a bath

There are five different exercises to introduce, recycle and personalise the language. It includes discussion questions for your class.

 


 

Title
Phrasal Verbs: Crime
Target Structure
Phrasal Verbs
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet is another great filler lesson, helping your students build their knowledge of phrasal verbs.

Our crime phrasals cover:

* let someone off
* make off with something
* hold up
* break in
* tip off
* break out

There is a gap-fill exercise, followed by a caption quiz and lots of discussion questions.

It's great both for vocabulary building and discussion practice!


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