Practise phrasal verbs connected with speaking
Look at these examples for 1-2 minutes and try to remember as many as possible. Then click to hide the information and try to answer the questions.
|He pointed out that she was late.||tell/inform sb about sth|
|He talked her into getting a job.||persuade sb to do sth|
|He talked her out of buying that coat.||persuade sb not to do sth|
|He brought up my divorce.||mention sth|
|He owned up to the crime.||admit|
|He chatted me up in the bar.||flirt with sb|
|He went on about it for ages.||talk for a long time|
|He told her off for fighting.||speak angrily, because sb did sth wrong|
|He went into all the details.||talk in detail about sth|
|He needs to speak up.||talk more loudly/publicly|
Note: sb = somebody and sth = something
Practice 1: multiple choice
Choose the best word to complete the following sentences.
Practice 2: Missing Words
Choose two words to complete the sentences below from the examples you have studied. Remember, sometimes you need a pronoun too (me/he/she etc). If you are on a computer, you can hover your mouse over 'clue' to get some help.