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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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Phrasal Verbs for Travel (B1-B2) from ESL Pals

Phrasal Verbs for Travel (B1-B2) from ESL Pals

ESL Pals
    This TEFL worksheet practices common phrasal verbs, which are essential to know when discussing daily or international travel. It provides excellent, structured exercises which ...
1 Views 4,029 IntAdv
At The Gym

At The Gym

Mahboobeh Roshanak
  This YouTube video and the relevant prepared questions help you develop your listening skills. It is a beneficial comprehension exercise. It also provides the vocabulary related to fitne ...
1 Views 3,909 IntAdv
Crossfire By Brandon Flowers Antonyms And Phrasal Verbs

Crossfire By Brandon Flowers Antonyms And Phrasal Verbs

Diana
Phrasal Verbs,
  This listening exercise is based on the song "Crossfire" by Brandon Flowers. In Exercise 1, students listen to the song and identify the correct word. In Exercise 2, students identify th ...
1 Views 2,252 Int
A Change is as Good as a Rest

A Change is as Good as a Rest

  This Intermediate level lesson for teens revises (originally for language from Unit 2 of Own It 4, but easily introduced if not covered in your book) some phrasal verbs connected with th ...
2 Views 4,758 Int
Phrasal Verbs + Go

Phrasal Verbs + Go

Andrea Vargas
    This worksheet is useful to show the different uses of phrasal verbs. In this specific case phrasal verbs with the verb to GO. Students complete the chart by using synonyms and e ...
1 Views 4,686 Int
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Test: Past Simple

Test: Past Simple

Practise English team
  Based on file 7 of the English File Elementary Fourth Edition, this test covers grammar (Past Simple (to be, regular and irregular verbs), vocabulary (word formation and expressions with ...
1 Views 14,249 Elem
33 Common Phrasal Verbs Students Must Know

33 Common Phrasal Verbs Students Must Know

Pocket Passport
  Watch the video and practice how to use phrasal verbs in natural conversation. This resource has fill-in-the-blanks exercises, listening comprehension activities, vocabulary matching act ...
1 Views 10,898 All
Preposition Game

Preposition Game

Tom Leventhall
For this activity, place students in pair. First, have them choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence. Check answers and ensure students understand the various phrasal verbs/prepo ...
1 Views 8,941 Pre-IntIntAdv
University Terms Explained - Video and Fill in the Blank Activity

University Terms Explained - Video and Fill in the Blank Activity

Anastasiia
The worksheet focuses on higher education vocabulary and explains words like major, course, and degree. The worksheet helps to work on listening comprehension and speaking skills. Students get a c ...
1 Views 11,080 IntAdv
Food Phrasal Verbs and Discussion Questions

Food Phrasal Verbs and Discussion Questions

Tom Leventhall
, Phrasal Verbs
In this worksheet, students learn a number of phrasal verbs related to food and are then provided with discussion questions that use the target vocabulary. Suitable for a pre-intermediate group a ...
1 Views 13,237 Pre-Int
Phrasal Verbs, Negatives, Questions, Tag Questions, Have/Has (5 of 24)

Phrasal Verbs, Negatives, Questions, Tag Questions, Have/Has (5 of 24)

Michael Patrick
Lesson 5 in this 24 part series of English as a second language course designed for native Spanish speakers. Phrasal verbs are more important than you may realize. Do you know how many different ...
1 Views 17,127 Pre-IntInt
Simple Present, Auxilaries, Interview, Object Pronouns (4 of 24)

Simple Present, Auxilaries, Interview, Object Pronouns (4 of 24)

Michael Patrick
Lesson 4 of this 24 part series in intermediate English as a second language designed exclusively for native Spanish speakers. Simple present phrases help students identify this tense. Also incl ...
1 Views 12,777 Pre-IntInt
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 12,949 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 22,811 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 ...
4 Views 18,458 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 41,008 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 ...
5 Views 18,387 IntAdv
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 26,214 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 25,108 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 38,529 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 25,222 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 19,555 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 ...
5 Views 19,918 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 ...
3 Views 16,160 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 22,853 ElemPre-IntInt

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