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Phrasal Verb – Blow Up

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @ 05:07 PM
posted by Jo

Blow Up

The phrasal verb 'blow up' has a few different meanings. The first meaning is to fill something with air or gas.

Example: The little boy is blowing up balloons.

The second meaning is to explode.

Example: The whole building blew up when the bomb went off.

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English Conversation – Shopping

Monday, July 23, 2012 @ 01:07 PM
posted by Jo

Shopping

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about Shopping.

A lot of people enjoy going shopping, especially for clothes or entertainment goods. It is fun to browse around the shops and boutiques in a department store and the most exciting time to shop is when there are sales and discounts. One type of shopping that most people do not like is grocery shopping. It can be a little boring.

 

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English Conversation – The Post Office

Saturday, May 26, 2012 @ 09:05 AM
posted by Jo

The Post Office

This is the preparation material for an English Conversation Lesson about the Post Office. You can learn how to discuss mail, letters, packages, sending and receiving post and the services provided by a Post Office. Watch a video of an American man discussing the postal service in his neighbourhood; learn vocabulary relating to this subject and discover how to answer the most common conversation questions in relation to sending and receiving mail.

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English Conversation – Traffic & Commuting

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 @ 12:05 PM
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English Conversation - Traffic & Commuting

This is the preparation material for an English Conversation lesson about traffic and commuting. Watch a video about 'transportation woes' and learn some useful expressions and phrasal verbs that people use when they are talking about traffic and their daily commute into work. You can also learn how to answer some of the most common conversation questions on this subject.

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English Conversation – Entertainment

Thursday, May 17, 2012 @ 01:05 PM
posted by Jo

Entertainment

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about Entertainment. Listen to an audio debate about whether watching a movie at home is more enjoyable than watching a movie in a cinema. Learn vocabulary, phrasal verbs and idioms relating to the subject of entertainment and learn how to answer commonly asked conversation questions about this topic.

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English Conversation – Fears

Sunday, May 6, 2012 @ 05:05 PM
posted by Jo

Fear

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about fear and being afraid. There are many different words we can use to describe the feeling of being afraid. In this lesson, you can learn nine of the most common adjectives that describe this feeling. You can also discover some of the phrasal verbs and idioms that we use to talk about fear. Finally, learn how to respond to some of the most frequently asked conversation questions on this topic.

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Phrasal Verb – Carry On

Monday, March 26, 2012 @ 12:03 PM
posted by Jo

Carry On

The phrasal verb 'carry on' means to continue with something.

Example: Don't give up now, you must carry on with your plans to open a new business.

Carry on to the end of the road and then turn right.

Carry on quietly with your work until the teacher arrives.

The phrasal verb 'carry on' has another meaning which is 'to behave badly'.

Example: The children have been carrying on all morning and driving me mad.


Phrasal Verb – Come Back

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 @ 09:03 AM
posted by Jo

Come Back

The phrasal verb 'come back' means to return to a place one has been before; to return to a previous activity

Example: Max left our office, but quickly came back after discovering he had left his keys here.

Come back to London soon, I will miss you while you are away.

The phrasal verb 'come back' can also mean to return to or regain a past success after a period of misfortune.

Example: France came back to beat England after being down 1-0 all game.


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