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This is the phrasal verbs section of Busy Teacher, a website full of resources for ESL teachers. There are currently 174 worksheets that deal with this topic and can help your students practice using related material. You do not want to overwhelm your students with a long list of phrasal verbs but if you are interested in talking about some of them in class, this phrasal verbs worksheet is a great teaching resource. It has twenty pages of phrasal verbs to choose from as well as definitions and examples for each one. That is a lot of useful information! If you are looking for a practice activity instead, check out other worksheets to find something your students might enjoy.
Phrasal verbs are an important part of the English language but something that students may struggle to learn and understand. By introducing only a small number of similar phrasal verbs at a time you will greatly improve the chance that your students will retain the information. A variety of practice activities are also important so that students can demonstrate their thorough understanding of the material. An example of phrasal verbs you might want to introduce together are back down, back up, and back out because they all start with the same word and include a direction related word. Another approach may be to choose phrases that use the same second word as they may be less easily confused. Your approach and the phrasal verbs you choose to cover should be based on your students, textbooks, and other course material.

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Song Worksheet: Lost Stars (from the Movie Begin Again)

Song Worksheet: Lost Stars (from the Movie Begin Again)

BusyTeacher Contributor
This song belongs to the soundtrack of the movie "Begin Again" starred by Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightly and Adam Levine. The song is sang by Adam and it's got a nice message. I did it for my FCE st ...
4 Views 5,694 Exam
Song Worksheet: Tik Tok by Kesha

Song Worksheet: Tik Tok by Kesha

Basak
This is a fun, song worksheet for pre-intermediate/intermediate students who might get bored at class after a long lesson. The song is Tik Tok by Kesha.  Students are to fill in the ...
1 Views 4,816 Pre-IntInt
Play - Using Words and Expressions with the Word 'Play'

Play - Using Words and Expressions with the Word 'Play'

For elementary students and above. This is a lexis worksheet for various expressions that include the word 'play'. There is a lead-in section to elicit prior knowledge, a gap-fill section and a se ...
4 Views 9,271 ElemPre-IntInt
Phrasal Verbs with Particles - Away and Back

Phrasal Verbs with Particles - Away and Back

Natalya Work
» Phrasal Verbs
This is a worksheet for intermediate students to practice phrasal verbs with particles away and back. All of the examples were carefully chosen and verified by a native speaker who is a profession ...
1 Views 5,346 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

Guncha Annayeva
» Phrasal Verbs
This is a phrasal verbs presentation to use with elementary, pre-intermediate or intermediate level students. It targets essential phrasal verbs formation and their two types of meaning: literal a ...
6 Views 5,638 Pre-IntInt
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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

Guncha Annayeva
» Phrasal Verbs
This is a phrasal verbs power point that can be used for the pre-intermediate level course. It contains information about transitive and intransitive verbs. Power point can be presented as  a ...
2 Views 3,605 ElemPre-Int
Transitive Phrasal Verbs

Transitive Phrasal Verbs

» Phrasal Verbs
I've designed this PowerPoint to teach the grammar of separability of transitive phrasal verbs. Hope it helps.
3 Views 2,738 Pre-IntInt
Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

Dilley Rocio Angel Eusse
» Phrasal Verbs
Here you can find some common phrasal verbs with examples. Use the list for puzzles, games  and vocabulary work.
7 Views 6,230 Elem
Cold Weather Expressions and Idioms

Cold Weather Expressions and Idioms

Alandra
, Phrasal Verbs,
This includes a sample dialogue using common cold weather expressions, phrasal verbs and idioms. Includes definitions, sample sentences and discussion questions. This was created for adult convers ...
7 Views 8,554 Pre-IntIntAdv
Expressions with Get

Expressions with Get

, Phrasal Verbs
This ppt is created on the basis of the New English file advanced. First you will find slides in Ukrainian (students are supposed to translate into English), so you can skip this activity. La ...
9 Views 4,861 AdvExam
Phrasal Verbs & Idioms - Get

Phrasal Verbs & Idioms - Get

Sarah
, Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet introduces seventeen phrasal verbs with "get" and five idioms with "get." Instead of providing the definition for the phrasal verb and idiom, there is a sample sentence. Using the s ...
3 Views 7,336 IntAdv
Song Worksheet: Hello by Adele with Biogrpaphy

Song Worksheet: Hello by Adele with Biogrpaphy

This worksheet is aimed to be used with pre-intermediate students and above. It contains Adele's short biography, as well as activities such as number the verses in correct order, unscramble the w ...
6 Views 10,415 Pre-IntIntAdv
Phrasal Verb Equivalents 2

Phrasal Verb Equivalents 2

» Phrasal Verbs
This exercise is about remembering phrasal verbs by associating them with their non-phrasal equivalents. In the first part the students work in pairs to match the phrasals with their meanings. The ...
7 Views 5,681 IntAdv
Song Worksheet: On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons

Song Worksheet: On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons

I created this worksheet for my Cambridge English First students before our winter break. It'll help them with phrasal verbs and vocabulary. You could also hold a class discussion about when your ...
8 Views 8,024 IntAdvExam
Song Worksheet: Hey, Julie (Phrasal Verbs)

Song Worksheet: Hey, Julie (Phrasal Verbs)

A very upbeat song alive with phasal verbs. Your kids will greatly enjoy singing the song all together. The excercises of the worksheet include an 'order the lines' excercise and a 'fill in the ga ...
2 Views 6,489 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Underwater Astonishments

Movie Worksheet: Underwater Astonishments

Sarah
A worksheet to complete after/while watching the video Underwater Astonishments from TED.com Includes the transcript in which the student much choose the correct preposition, a vocabulary mat ...
3 Views 4,550 IntAdv
House and Home Idioms

House and Home Idioms

Sarah
This is a worksheet used to accompany topics on house and home. It features several popular phrasal verbs/idioms/proverbs and includes a gapfill exercise to check understanding. I have used t ...
7 Views 8,117 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs With GET

Phrasal Verbs With GET

» Phrasal Verbs
This presentation is a colourful exercise, with which your students will be able to practice phrasal verbs and expressins with the verb get. It consists of slides with fill-in-the-gaps sentences a ...
11 Views 8,396 Pre-IntInt
Phrasal Nouns Exercises

Phrasal Nouns Exercises

» Phrasal Verbs
As it is difficult to find exercises related to nouns derived from phrasal verbs, I prepared this worksheet so that students can practise more. It contains 50 exercises in which students are expec ...
4 Views 4,432 Adv
Phrasal Nouns

Phrasal Nouns

» Phrasal Verbs
It explains the use of nouns derived from phrasal verbs through proper examples. In 3 slides it gives explanation and then the exercises part starts. Students try to find out the correct noun suit ...
3 Views 3,026 Adv
Phrasal Verbs and the Environment Worksheet

Phrasal Verbs and the Environment Worksheet

, Phrasal Verbs
This is a worksheet for teaching or revising phrasal verbs and environment related vocabulary. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to complete the sentences using the corr ...
8 Views 9,553 Pre-IntInt
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

, Phrasal Verbs, ,
This worksheet focuses on a short reading about New Year's Resolutions, that highlights some phrasal verbs. Followed by some interesting New Year's Traditions around the world, great for disc ...
15 Views 19,513 Pre-IntIntAdv
Cambridge First Exam Phrasal Verb Review Game

Cambridge First Exam Phrasal Verb Review Game

» Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet is a simple running and matching game for FCE phrasal verbs. It is designed to be done in teams, although it can be done with two students. It is based on the first five chapters of ...
10 Views 8,829 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

» Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet covers the phrasal verbs of 2nd Unit in Headway Advanced Coursebook but also it can be used separately. Firstly it gives definitions as well as example sentences. You can also find ...
3 Views 8,992 Adv
Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

» Phrasal Verbs
This is a set of some phrasal verbs that you may find useful. The aim of the exercise is to match the phrasal verb with its meaning. In this task, each phrasal verb has one (or two similar) meanin ...
6 Views 8,418 Pre-IntInt

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