Phrasal verbs

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Phrasal verbs

  1. 1. Welcome to the audiopowerpoint ofCaroline Declerck
  2. 2. In this video you could hear and see 4 ‘phrasal verbs’,used in songs:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVY21XC1R4Iturn downput awaycare aboutpick upThey are quite important because people use them allthe time in everyday English!
  3. 3. In everyday English we use these forms very often:throw awaylook forput onstand upturn aroundget out...‘get out’ is a ‘phrasal verb’It consists of a verb and a particle, a short word.Together they function as a verb, with a particularmeaning. ‘get in’ is not the same as ‘get out’.
  4. 4. Have a look at the following pictures.What’s happening?What’s the person doing?You’ll see that we use phrasal verbs all the time.
  5. 5. 1.Comein
  6. 6. 2. Get in
  7. 7. 3.Get out
  8. 8. 4.Pick up
  9. 9. 5.Put down
  10. 10. 6.Put on
  11. 11. 7.Take out
  12. 12. 8.Put away
  13. 13. 9. Run away
  14. 14. 10.Put in
  15. 15. 11.Comeout
  16. 16. 12.Turn over
  17. 17. 13.Sitdown
  18. 18. 14.Standup
  19. 19. 15. Wake up
  20. 20. 16.Lookfor
  21. 21. 17. Turn on
  22. 22. 18. Turn off
  23. 23. 19.Go to bed
  24. 24. 20.Throwaway
  25. 25. Other examples:Turn round, so I can see the back.If you don’t feel well, go and lie down.All these phrasal verbs are quite easy to understandbecause the verb is similar to a particularmovement,you can mime these verbs with your body.⇒ literal meaning= the meaning is a movement
  26. 26. Have a good look at these examples:1. I will give up my job!2. She picks up English very easily.3. The plane takes off late.1. = stop, quit2. = learn3. = leave the groundThese phrasal verbs are not so easy to understand.You have to study their meaning.=> idiomatic/figurative meaningThey are very important in everyday English.
  27. 27. In the lesson on Wednesday we will do exercises onthe literal use and the figurative useof phrasal verbs.Thank you for watching!

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