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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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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 3,526 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 4,998 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 7,373 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 6,332 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 7,117 Pre-IntInt
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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 10,815 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 11,522 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 22,929 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 12,144 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 13,268 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 15,808 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 20,794 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 14,426 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 11,925 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 15,034 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 12,112 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 18,237 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 ...
3 Views 10,825 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 12,804 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 7,696 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 6,661 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.
8 Views 17,467 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 ...
13 Views 18,632 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 9,075 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 13,661 IntAdv

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