ESL Phrasal Verbs: List & Games

Instructor: Elizabeth Hemmons

Beth has taught early childhood education, including students with special needs, for the past 11 years. She has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education.

Phrasal verbs can be tricky for ESL students. In this lesson, we will look at many examples of phrasal verbs and some activities and exercises for teaching and reinforcing them.

Phrasal Verbs for ESL Students

Imagine spending hours memorizing and learning all of the verbs in the English language and their verb tenses. This could take years. Then you realize that some of these verbs mean different things when paired with other words. How confusing! This is what it is like for English as a Second Language (ESL) students learning phrasal verbs. Phrasal verbs are tricky verbs that can mean different things when paired with different prepositions. Take a look at this list of some phrasal verbs that ESL students should learn.

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