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This is the phrasal verbs section of Busy Teacher, a website full of resources for ESL teachers. There are currently 182 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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Possessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and English

Possessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and English

Michael Patrick
Part 3 of this 24 lesson series for intermediate native Spanish speakers. Different possessives used (don't be fooled into thinking there's only one type used here). Verbal phrases are very impo ...
1 Views 3,259 Pre-IntInt
Song (Collocations) Worksheet: Someone Like You

Song (Collocations) Worksheet: Someone Like You

Virginia O F Silva
This worksheet is a good tool for working on collocations. Before listening to the song, students have to complete the gaps of the lyrics with the words provided. There are two other exercises, th ...
1 Views 7,432 IntAdvExam
Unscramble the Phrasal Verb Sentences with Answer Key

Unscramble the Phrasal Verb Sentences with Answer Key

Alex Bricker
» Phrasal Verbs
This works well for dictation, individual or group work, and with introverted learning styles. Students can compare their answers, write on the board, and compare their work. Students must unscram ...
3 Views 10,027 IntAdvExam
Phrasal Verbs - Literal and Non-literal

Phrasal Verbs - Literal and Non-literal

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
In this worksheet students will be introduced to literal and non-literal phrasal verbs. In the activity, they need to fill the gaps in each pair of sentences and decide which sentence uses the phr ...
7 Views 19,293 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 5 - Pattern of Sentence Structure

Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 5 - Pattern of Sentence Structure

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
In this worksheet students will be introduced to different sentences structures which can be used with phrasal verbs, with examples provided. For the activity, students will need to read 2 similar ...
4 Views 10,636 IntAdv
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Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 4 - Correct the Mistake

Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 4 - Correct the Mistake

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
In this worksheet, students will need to read the example sentences, identify the mistake and write the sentence correctly. This activity requires a good knowledge of phrasal verbs and should not ...
4 Views 11,362 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 3 - Match and Fill the Gaps

Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 3 - Match and Fill the Gaps

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet introduces 10 common phrasal verbs, some of which sound similar but have different meanings. Students first need to match the phrasal verbs to their meanings, and then fill the gaps ...
5 Views 13,544 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs Speaking Game - Don't Say It!

Phrasal Verbs Speaking Game - Don't Say It!

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
This speaking activity can be used for one-to-one classes, pair work or groups. It would work best with small teams so the game can be played as a contest, similar to charades where the teams need ...
7 Views 16,570 IntAdv
Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 1 - Introduction and Reading Activity

Phrasal Verbs Worksheet 1 - Introduction and Reading Activity

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet introduces what phrasal verbs are and gives an example of how to use them. The main activity consists of a paragraph for students to read and identify the fourteen phrasal verbs use ...
3 Views 11,725 Pre-IntIntAdv
Phrasal Verb Mind Map - Phrasal Verbs on Three Topics

Phrasal Verb Mind Map - Phrasal Verbs on Three Topics

Celia Jenkins
» Phrasal Verbs
This worksheet deals with phrasal verbs on three different themes - a relationship, a journey and a telephone call. In the first activity, students can use the phrasal verbs listed to create sente ...
5 Views 10,250 IntAdv
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 13,648 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 ...
2 Views 11,235 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 ...
5 Views 17,004 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 ...
2 Views 9,988 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 ...
7 Views 12,076 Pre-IntInt
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 7,233 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 6,041 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 15,896 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 ...
12 Views 17,166 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 8,363 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 ...
4 Views 12,726 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 17,231 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 10,102 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 15,199 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 10,671 Pre-IntIntAdv

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