Teaching demo Dr. Po-Yi Hung Shing- Yu Lynn Tsai December 31, 2008
Welcome to English Grammar Training
Lesson Plan Being able to understand grammatical structures. Being able to distinguish/find out grammatical mistakes from paragraphs. 20 50 minutes
Lesson Plan Quizes Assignments Participation Midterm and final exams 2. Online blackboard Pass the GEPT basic level 1. Handouts
Inseparable and Separable Verbs
Handouts of separable verbs
Warm up Setting the context
What are the people in the pictures?
What is the relationship between them?
What do pictures tell about their lifestyles?
The teacher provides the article
on family. There are some
separable verbs in the article.
Then students have to read it.
Last week my oldest son, Bob, called me up .
He said, ‘’Mom, Jean and I had a great idea:
For your birthday, we’d like to take a family
paragraph. What do you think? ‘’ I thought it
over and decided it would be nice to have a
photograph of all my children and
The photo was ready yesterday, so Bob
picked it up . And here it is! I must say, it’s
beautiful. That’s me, sitting in the center.
Over on the left are Jean and Bob and their
teenage son, Alan. Next to Bob, the woman
with the baby is my daughter Dawn. She
and her husband separated recently; I had
hoped that they would work out their
differences, but it didn’t happen that way.
Now Dawn is trying to bring up two children
by herself. It is not easy, so I help her out
whenever I can.
Behind me in the picture are my daughter Patty,
her husband Steve, and their two kids. Such a
happy family; they enjoy doing things toghther,
and they always talk over their problems
without arging. And on the right you see my
youngest son, Michael. He alwyas wears such
strange clothes....I really can’t figure him out .
But he’s young; he’s still trying out different
ideas and lifestyles. He’ll be all right. My
husband and I worked hard to bring our kids up
well. They’re very different from one another,
but they’re fine people,and I love them all.
The teacher teaches some separable verbs and tell students how to use them.
Then the teacher
provides two handouts
of separable verbs.
Students have to
Introduction to Separable Verbs
With inseparable verbs, the verb and particle are a unit; they
must be together. However, English also has separable
phrasal verbs. With these verb+ particle combinations,
noun objectives may come after the verb+particle or
between them. Pronoun objects must come between verb and particle.
Examples Meanings Inseparable My mother ran into Laurie. My mother ran into her. My mother saw Laurie. My mother saw her. Separable I called up my mother. I called my mother up . I called her up . I telephoned my mother. I telephoned my mother. I telephoned her.
Separable Verbs bring up Dawn is bringing her kids up by herself. raise ( a family) call up Yesterday my son called me up. telephone ( verb) drop off Could you drop me off downtown? take someone somewhere figure out I can’t figure out this problem. Understand, solve( a problem) find out Did you find out her phone number? learn, discover help out My mother often helps me out with her kids. assist, help look over Please look over your paper before you give it to me. read quickly, review pick out Did you pick out a present? Choose, select
Separable Verbs pick up I picked her up after class. Go to get someone take out Please take out the garbage. take outside talk over We talked the situation over. discuss think over I’ll think over your advice. Think about something carefully. throw away Did you throw yesterday’s paper away? put it in the garbage try out Let’s try out these new skis. Test, experiment with wake up The phone woke me up. Cause someone to stop sleeping work out I hope we can work it out. Find a solution