ELTbase.com logo | Menu
 
 
 
ELTbase.com logo
 
 
 
 
vocabulary >
phrasal verbs
 

Phrasal verbs

 

The following ESL resources are available for Phrasal verbs:

 
 
document icon
Phrasal verbs - snakes and ladders cards
45 snakes and ladders cards for these verbs: come, get, go, make, put, take and these particles: across, on, off, up, down, over, through Include separable / non-separable, idiomatic and literal, transitive and intransitive phrasal verbs. Answers on cards.
 
worksheet preview
 

 

document icon
Phrasal verbs revision
Gap fill to revise phrasal verbs in Inside Out Intermediate (old version), lexis # 1 and 2, page 75
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs quiz 1
Questions: 10; Type: MC; Vocabulary: bottle up, come up with, flick through, get down, pick up, put across, put up with, sort out, talk through, think through
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs quiz 2
Questions: 20; Type: short answer; Vocabulary: break down, burn down, clear up, come out, come up with get down to, get on, get over, go for, go off, join in, keep up, look after, look up, put on, set off take off, take up, try on, turn up
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs quiz 3
Questions: 20; Type: short answer; Vocabulary: call back, carry on, come across, come over, come up with, count on, dawn on, drive away, end up, get over, give up, let down, look into, make up, pick up, put off, see through, take after, think over, use up
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs quiz 4
Questions: 25; Type: MC Vocabulary: come across, come off, come on, come over, come up, get off, get on, get over, get through to, go down, go off, go on, go through, make over, make up, put across, put down, put on, put through, put up, take on, take over, take up,
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs quiz 5
Questions: 25; Type: MC Vocabulary: come across as, come off, come over, get across, get down to, get off, get up to, go off, go up, make off, make up, put across, put off, put up, put up with, take down, take off, take on, take over, take through
 
 

 

Related material from other sources

 
 
 
Phrasal verbs with get external link icon
23-question phrasal verb quiz. **Question 3 - 'Children mustn't get ....... strangers' cars' gives the answer as 'in' rather than 'into'
 
 

 

Phrasal verbs with look external link icon
20-question multiple-choice quiz
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 1 Identity  Pages 10 - 11  phrasal verbs
Listening: two women discuss Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Analysis of phrasal verbs from the conversation - separable / non-separable
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 7 party  Page 59 
Follows from reading on page 58.
 
Unit 9 Soap  Page 75 
get over; break up with; talk through; go ahead with; go on; mess up
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 4 Body  Pages 40 - 41
Eleven phrasal verbs in reading text (I know it's bad for me but I can't stop - smoking) + subsitution type exercises.
 
Unit 7 Review 1  Page 65 
Substitution exercise
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 43   Vocabulary
Phrasal verb patters / position of object using examples from previous reading
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 43   Speaking
Students identify phrasal verbs in statements and say whether they identify with them
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 45   Vocabulary extra
Exercises on common phrasal verbs: spider graphs, gap fill, dictionary work.
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8)

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
 
Categories 3 page 32  Page 32 
12 pics with verbs. Ss add particle.
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
 
16a Snakes and ladders  Page 16 
Snakes and ladders game with gapped sentences on some squares. Phrasal verbs include both simple and idiomatic examples.
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
pdf logo
Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
pdf logo
Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
pdf logo
Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
pdf logo
Download Advanced (PDF)