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Verbs in English: Talking About Emotions

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jun 22, 2011 @ 08:14 AM

Verbs in English- emotional womanDo verbs in English drive you crazy??? They are one of the biggest challenges for many of our English students in Boston and New York. Why are they so challenging? A unique aspect of the English language is phrasal verbs. A phrasal verb is a verb combined with a preposition such as get through, get over or get around. Anyone who is trying to learn English will probably struggle with these. Do you feel confident about your verbs in English? If not, don't worry! In this post, you can learn some new verbs that you can use in casual, everyday conversation when you talk about feelings and emotions. We have a video lesson with 4 questions to test your knowledge. After you watch the video, try the comprehension quiz. Leave a comment below to let us know how you did!

 

Do you know the answer?

 

To make someone feel upset or to annoy them is to:

 

a) put them out

b) get to them

c) bring them down

 

 

Watch the video and answer 4 questions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test your Learning!

 

Try this quiz

 

 

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