A phrasal verb is a combination of a verband a single-word or multi-wordprepositional phrase that form a completesemantic unit as a phrase. It is usually two-word phrases consisting of : verb + adverb or verb + preposition
Break in: force entry to a buildingEx: Somebody broke in last night and stole ourstereo.
Fall Down: fall to the groundEx: The picture that you hung up last nightfell down this morning.
Get up: get out of bedEx: I got up early today to study for myexam.
Make up: apply cosmetics toEx: My sisters made me up for my graduationparty.
How to Learn Phrasal Verbs: 1. Read and listen. When you see or hear a phrasal verb you don’t know, write it down. Copy the whole sentence. Understanding the context – how the phrase is used with the other words in the sentence – is what will make it possible for you to use the phrase yourself in the future.
2.Find out the meaning in that specific context. This is where a teacher or native English speaker can save you time, because there is often more than one meaning for each phrasal verb or look it up in a dictionary and decide which definition fits best in context.
3.Practice it in conversation and/or writing. Get feedback from a teacher or native English speaker about whether or not you’re using it the way native speakers do.
4.Study your list of phrasal verbs and keep adding to the list. If you find a phrasal verb from your list used in a new way, write down the new example
Importance of knowing phrasal verbs and their meanings.o Having a rich Phrasal verb vocabulary enables you to speak English effortlessly. In order to understand, speak, read and write good English, one needs to be skilled in them.o Many competitive exams test the knowledge of English and the knowledge of these verbs holds great importance. Every aspirant must be aware of them.o Such verbs and their meanings are used very frequently in the English language. They are used in the informal sense in everyday language, opposite to the more formal verbs. To speak English fluently, one must have a command over English.
1. Why do you think phrasal verbs are importantto learn in this english class?2. What do you think is the better wayTo improve your knowledge about phrasalverbs?3. Make a list with all the phrasal verbs you learnin today class and try to explain each one usingyour own words. Then compare your meaningswith those of your classmates.
Assignment:In a group of 7 people make a drama inwhich you use many phrasal verbs as youcan and add some new ones.Representing them through actions.