Phrasal verb mimes

New Headway Pre-Intermediate Unit 12 pg 100

Student A

Mime the literal/ most common meanings of the following verbs

Put Get/ take Pick Turn Walk
Throw Look Fall Lie Run
Break Fill Grow Go Give
Sit Ask Sort Move Come

Mime the literal/ most common meanings of the following prepositions or adverbs

Away On Off Up Down
Past In Out Forward Back
After Before With To From

Mime the following multiword verbs/ phrasal verbs until your partners guess what it is (they don’t need to guess the parts in brackets, but get extra points if they can). You can mime by their meanings and/ or by the meanings of their two or three parts

Put (some clothes) on Get it out (of the freezer) Pick (your clothes) up (off the floor) Take (the dog) out (for a walk)
Go back (to your country) Turn round (and face the back wall) Walk out (and slam the door) Sort out (a problem)
Put out (a cigarette) (The plane) took off (from the runway) Give up (playing tennis) Look after (a baby)
Look up (a word in the dictionary) Run out (of water) (My car) breaks down Look out (a baseball is going to fall on your head!)

Make conversations with your partner using the phrases above


Phrasal verb mimes

New Headway Pre-Intermediate Unit 12 pg 100

Student B

Mime the literal/ most common meanings of the following verbs

Put Get/ take Pick Turn Walk
Throw Look Fall Lie Run
Break Fill Grow Go Give
Sit Ask Sort Move Come

Mime the literal/ most common meanings of the following prepositions or adverbs

Away On Off Up Down
Past In Out Forward Back
After Before With To From

Mime the following multiword verbs/ phrasal verbs until your partners guess what it is (they don’t need to guess the parts in brackets, but get extra points if they can). You can mime by their meanings and/ or by the meanings of their two or three parts

Fill in (a form) Take off (your shoes) Try (a jumper) on Throw (your worksheet) away
Turn (the lights) off Turn (the volume) down Grow up (to be a beautiful woman) Look forward to (the end of the lesson)
Go out with (a boy/ a girl) Go away (and leave me alone) Get out of (bed) Move on to (a new unit)
Fall off (your bike) Come on! (Hurry up!) Wake up (and turn off your alarm clock) Give (the pencil) back (to your classmate)

Make conversations with your partner using the phrases above

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