Phrasal Verbs in Research Papers

Have you been told that phrasal verbs are informal words? Have you been told that you should avoid using phrasal verbs in formal/ academic writing? Many English learners and international grad students often think that phrasal verbs are informal and not appropriate for a manuscript, a research paper or an essay. Phrasal verbs, in fact,Continue reading “Phrasal Verbs in Research Papers”

Christmas Phrasal verbs

Yaaay! Christmas is coming. That’s my favorite time of the year. I have prepared some flashcards with festive phrasal verbs that you will hear a lot throughout the holiday season. You can give it a try and use some of them in your conversations. Practice time Review the flashcards Click on the red button toContinue reading “Christmas Phrasal verbs”

Introduction to Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are two-word verbs. They include a verb and a particle. The particle can be a preposition or an adverb. Common particles are: up, down, back, out, on, off, or in. When a verb and a particle are put together the resulting verb phrase has a complete different meaning. Examples: I usually eat outContinue reading “Introduction to Phrasal Verbs”