English Phrasal Verbs Podcast
254. Walk Over, Get Back, Come Around | Phrasal Verb Podcast

254. Walk Over, Get Back, Come Around | Phrasal Verb Podcast

December 2, 2019

In this English podcast lesson, you are going to learn another 5 phrasal verbs. In episode #253, you heard part 1 of the audio where Amy was driving up a long driveway to drop off a delivery order to a customer. In this lesson, you will hear how the story finishes and why this is one of her favorite stories from this job.

The phrasal verbs you will hear in this lesson are:

  • Walk over - to approach someone or something
  • Get back - to return
  • Come around - to walk/drive around an object
  • Leave open - anything that can open or close remains 'open'
  • Put (something) up - to lift to a higher location

 

Using Real Conversations to Learn Phrasal Verbs

When you understand what is happening in a particular situation, your brain will automatically connect the meaning the the new vocabulary (or a phrasal verb in this case).  Hearing phrasal verbs being used in authentic communication are easier to learn and remember.

The audio sample that we used to create this lessons is from the conversation lesson about owning a delivery service where we shared some stories and experiences that we remember from the days of running the business and delivering to different customers.

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253. Come Up, Get Up & 3 Others | Phrasal Verb Story

253. Come Up, Get Up & 3 Others | Phrasal Verb Story

November 4, 2019

In this English Phrasal Verb Podcast lesson, you will be learning 6 new phrasal verbs: come up, come out, get up (to), walk around, go on, and look up!

We will be using an audio clip from one of our Real Conversations Lessons about owning a delivery service. In particular, this audio clip describes what happened during a delivery order that Amy was dropping off to a client in a rural area late at night.

The phrasal verbs and the meanings are here for your reference:

  • Come up - driving, walk or move toward something
  • Come out - leaving a place to go to another the place outside of where you were previously
  • Get up (to) - to arrive (to a place)
  • Walk around - go around an object
  • Go on - happen / something that is happening
  • Look up - to move your head and eyes to look in an upward direction

 

Stories Make Learning Phrasal Verbs Easier!

The audio sample that we used to create this audio lessons is from the conversation lesson about owing a delivery service. It is full of common phrasal verbs that are being used naturally in context.

Learning phrasal verbs with stories are easier to learn and remember. When you understand what is happening in a particular situation, your brain will automatically connect the meaning the the new vocabulary (or a phrasal verb in this case).

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Take Away, Go In, Walk Over | Learn Phrasal Verbs!

Take Away, Go In, Walk Over | Learn Phrasal Verbs!

June 4, 2019

phrasal verb lessons: take away, go in, walk overIn this podcast lesson,are going to learn another 3 phrasal verbs from a short audio clip of a Real English Conversation about driving.

In this audio clip, you will hear us talking about what happened to Amy when she tried to pay her speeding ticket and the advice that she received from the lady behind the counter to avoid losing her license.

The phrasal verbs you will hear in this lesson are:

  • Take away - to take (something) from someone
  • Go In - to go inside an building or area for a purpose
  • Walk Over - to walk to another area

 

Why Should You Learn Phrasal Verbs from Real Conversations?

Learning phrasal verbs that are being used in authentic communication are easier to learn and remember. When you understand what is happening in a particular situation, your brain will automatically connect the meaning the the new vocabulary (or a phrasal verb in this case).

The audio sample that we used to create this audio lessons is from the conversation lesson about driving and getting a driver's license. It is packed full of phrasal verbs and cool expressions that we used while we described our experiences driving in Canda.

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Pull Over, Go Over & Get Rid Of | Learn English Phrasal Verb

Pull Over, Go Over & Get Rid Of | Learn English Phrasal Verb

May 25, 2019

phrasal verb lesson: pull over, go over, get rid of

In this podcast lesson, you will learn the meaning of 3 phrasal verbs that you'll hear in an audio clip from the Real English Conversation Lesson about driving.

In the audio clip, Amy and Curtis are discussing why you might be stopped by the police while you are driving. Also, how Amy's first speeding ticket helped her to finally get her regulars driver's license without any restrictions.

The phrasal verbs you will hear in this lesson are:

  • Pull Over - to move to the side of the road
  • Go Over - to exceed (something - like a speed limit)
  • Get Rid Of

 

Examples:

  • I had to pull over to take a break from driving.
  • You were going way over the speed limit!
  • She needs to get rid of the junk in the closet.

 

 

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Learning phrasal verbs as you hear them being used in context is much easier than memorizing a list of phrasal verbs with several different meanings. With more than 40 full conversations on our website (12+ hours of audio), you can quickly learn the most common vocabulary, phrasal verbs and expressions that native speakers use in everyday communication.

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Lesson 238: Get Together #1 | Learn English Phrasal Verbs

Lesson 238: Get Together #1 | Learn English Phrasal Verbs

December 21, 2017

This free English phrasal verb lesson is going to teach you how to use ‘Get Together’ which has more than one use and this meaning is describing a gathering or meeting of people. The examples that we will show you will give you the best way to understand it perfectly!

  

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Get Together #1

Alternative Meaning: A gathering or meeting of people

Example 1:

  • The family gets together on all the major holidays throughout the year.
  • The family gathers together on all the major holidays throughout the year.

Example 2:

  • We should get together and have a coffee some afternoon.
  • We should meet and have a coffee some afternoon.

 

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Lesson 232: Look Forward | English Phrasal Verb

Lesson 232: Look Forward | English Phrasal Verb

September 21, 2017

Today we are going to learn all about another very interesting and common English phrasal verb ‘Look Forward’. The meaning of this phrasal verb is used when you’re anticipating or thinking about something in the future. We will give you examples for you to practice with so you can use it correctly.

  

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Look Foward

Alternative Meaning: To anticipate or think about something in the future.

Example 1:

  • It’s normal to look forward to and upcoming vacation.
  • It’s normal to think about an upcoming vacation.

Example 2:

  • I’m looking forward to meeting my language exchange partner in Colombia in real life.
  • I’m anticipating the moment when I meet my language exchange partner in Colombia in real life.

 

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Go After: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

Go After: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

June 7, 2017

Go after can be used in a couple of different ways. In this lesson, we explain how to use it when you are talking about a sequence of events or to ‘be next’.

 

Phrasal Verb Lesson: Go After – Inseparable Phrasal Verb

Examples using sequence:

  • In the English alphabet, the letter ‘B’ comes after the letter ‘A’.

Examples using it as ‘to follow’ or ‘to be next’:

  • In this lineup of people, I will go after the person in front of me.
  • Curtis is going to jump in the pool first, then I will go after him.

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Lesson 217: Go After | English Phrasal Verb

Lesson 217: Go After | English Phrasal Verb

May 21, 2017

In this lesson, you are going to learn how to use the English phrasal verb ‘Go After’ and this means to be next or follow in a certain situation.The following examples that are given below explain the exact and correct ways to use this phrasal verb just like a native speaker would. 

 

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Go After

Alternative Meaning: To be next or follow

Example 1:

  • When you are in a line-up, you go after the person in front of you.
  • When you are in a line-up, you are next after the person in front of you.

Example 2:

  • The letter C goes after the letter B in the English alphabet
  • The letter C follows the letter B in the English alphabet

 

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Break Off: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

Break Off: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

May 7, 2017

Break off has a few different meanings. In this lesson phrasal verb break off, we are going to focus on how it means ‘to end a relationship’. You will hear it being used to describe a romantic relationship and also a business relationship.

 

Phrasal Verb Lesson: Break Off – Separable Phrasal Verb

Romantic relationship example:

  • Steve and Amanda had to break their relationship off (separable)
  • Steve and Amanda had to break off their relationship (used inseparably)

Business relationship example:

  • After 10 years of being in business together, John and Richie had to break it off.
  • John and Ritchie closed their restaurant and broke off their business relationship.

Note: You cannot use ‘break off’ to describe friendships. Only business relationships or romantic relationships.

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Lesson 214: Break Off #1 | English Phrasal Verb

Lesson 214: Break Off #1 | English Phrasal Verb

April 21, 2017

Today we have an English phrasal verb with more than one meaning ‘Break Off’. One of the meanings for this phrasal verb is when we are talking about ending a relationship. We will provide some great examples to give you the correct context of how it is used by English speakers. 

 


Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Break Off #1

Alternative Meaning: To end a relationship Example 1:

  • It was a difficult decision but Julie broke it off with John.
  • It was a difficult decision but Julie ended the relationship with John.

Example 2:

  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to break it off.
  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to end the relationship.

 

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