TP8 Phrasal verbs
Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students learn how to use phrasal verbs through a text about a festival and then they practice making sentences and conversations using them.


Abc Picture 3 (3/23/2018)
Abc p 32, reading questions
Abc p 33, ex 1
Abc p 35, part 3
Abc Picture 1 (3/23/2018)
Abc Picture 2 (3/23/2018)
Abc Picture 4 (3/23/2018)
Abc p 35, vocabulary & grammar
Abc p 33, ex 3
Abc p 85, unit 4, vocabulary, ex 4
Abc p 24, ex 4
Abc p 85, unit 4, vocabulary, ex 3
Abc Picture 5 (3/23/2018)
Abc p 34, Reading
Abc p 32, reading text
Abc p 33, ex 2
Abc p 117, unit 4
Abc p 122, unit 4
Abc p 24, ex 3

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of phrasal verbs in the context of a festival in spain

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about las fallas in the context of festival
  • To provide clarification, review and practice of phrasal verbs in the context of festivals
  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation by using phrasal verbs in the context of festivals


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Teacher shows some pictures of festivals around the world. Asks what do they see? Is there a popular festival in Turkey? Is there a festival somewhere in the world that they want to go to? What is it?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Students in pairs should decide which pictures belong to the las fallas? Teacher gives the text, sets a 1/2 minute time limit. after peer-checking, feedback. Students read the text again and answer the questions from the text. Check answers in pairs. Teacher shows the answer.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ask students to look at the highlighted phrasal verbs in the text, students in pairs talk about what they all have in common.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Teacher gives out the handout. Students match the phrasal verbs and their definitions in pairs.(ex 1) Check their answers with the pair next to them. Teacher shows the answers. Students cross out the incorrect sentence from ex 2 and complete the rule of phrasal verbs. Teacher drills some of the sentences from the text. (They know how to put on a good party, It's difficult to keep up with them, Everybody looks forward to midnight, It will take me weeks to get over it)

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Students in pairs put the words in brackets in the correct order to make phrasal verb sentences with pronouns. Teacher shows the answers.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Pairwork- PUT THE STUDENTS in pairs and tell them who will be STUDENT A, and who will be STUDENT B. The As replace the highlighted verbs in sentences 1-6 with phrasal verbs from the boxes, READ THEM OUT to their partners to check that they've used the correct phrasal verb, Then the Bs do the same with sentences 7-12.

Free Practice (5-6 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students in pairs talk about a party that they've organized or have been to and try to use at least two of the phrasal verbs that they've learnt.

Flexi-stage • To provide more practice of the target language

IF TIME- Sts in pairs COMPLETE THE SENTENCES with the words in the box. (ex 3) Feedback Sts MATCH THE SENTENCE BEGINNINGS with their ENDINGS. (ex 4) Feedback

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