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Ready for a Phrasal Verb ESL Quiz? Answer These 5 Questions

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 08:16 AM

phrasal verbs ESL quiz 5 questionsWhat is your biggest challenge in English? Could it be phrasal verbs? For ESL students, phrasal verbs are the most confusing aspect of English because it's hard or impossible to guess their meaning and they often don't seem to make any sense.

In fact, if you have been studying English for a while, phrasal verbs might be the only thing that is holding you back from speaking fluently in English. Ok, ok...don't worry! Today we have a fun way to help you work through this challenge. In today's video quiz, you will learn 5 phrasal verbs that start with the word "work." Can you think of any that you already know?


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Phrasal Verbs with "Work" | What Do You Already Know?


phrasal verbs with work  a pair of work bootsBefore you take today's video quiz, spend a few minutes brainstorming any phrasal verbs that you already know that begin with the word "work."


  • Work out
  • Work around
  • Work on
  • Work in
  • Work through
  • Work up





Photo credit: David Vincent Johnson,Terry McCombs

Topics: Phrasal Verbs, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

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