video lessons

phrasal verbs and idioms

 

These video lessons from Spring International Language Center will teach you common phrasal verbs and idioms.  Watch the video and read the script to follow along or review.

All these videos were created by Spring students at our Denver and Littleton schools in Colorado.

     

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  phrasal verbs

These videos are short lessons or drama scenes. Each teaches one phrasal verb and lasts about 2 - 4 minutes.
 
PHRASAL VERB VIDEO SCRIPT PHRASAL VERB VIDEO SCRIPT

1.  "BREAK DOWN" SCRIPT (pdf) 8.  "MAKE FUN OF" SCRIPT (pdf)


2.  "CHECK OUT" SCRIPT (pdf) 9.  "MAKE UP" SCRIPT (pdf)


3.  "FILL OUT" SCRIPT (pdf) 10.  "PASS OUT" SCRIPT (pdf)


4.  "GET OUT OF" SCRIPT (pdf) 11.  "PICK UP" SCRIPT (pdf)


5.  "HOLD ON TO" SCRIPT (pdf) 12.  "RUN INTO" SCRIPT (pdf)


6.  "KEEP AN EYE ON" SCRIPT (pdf) 13.  "SCREW UP" SCRIPT (pdf)


7.  "LOOK FORWARD TO" SCRIPT (pdf)    

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  idioms

These videos are student skits (funny short dramas) that include several idioms in each.

 
IDIOM (in alphabetical order) IN THIS VIDEO (click title to play video)

AS FAR AS I KNOW >  "STARBUCKS"   and
>  "BUYING A CAR"

A BIG HEAD >  "A BIG HEAD"

BITE YOUR TONGUE >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

TO BOMB THE TEST >  "BOMBING THE TEST"

BOMBED >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

TO COST A BUNDLE "STARVING STUDENTS"

TO CUT SOMEONE OFF >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

TO DRIVE SOMEONE NUTS >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

EAGLE EYES >  "THE FBI"

TO FACE THE MUSIC >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

TO FIX SOMEONE UP WITH SOMEONE >  "A BIG HEAD"

TO GOOF AROUND >  "BOMBING THE TEST"

TO HIT THE BOOKS >  "A BIG HEAD"

TO HIT THE SPOT "STARVING STUDENTS"

HOLY MOLY! >  "THE FBI"

I BET! >  "THE FBI"

JUNK FOOD >  "THE FBI"

KITTY-CORNER >  "STARBUCKS"

TO KNOW SOMETHING LIKE THE BACK OF YOUR HAND >  "STARBUCKS"

TO MAKE UP WITH SOMEBODY >  "THE FBI"

MY MIND WAS WANDERING >  "BOMBING THE TEST"

ON ME "STARVING STUDENTS"

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON >  "THE FBI"

TO RIP SOMEONE OFF; A RIP-OFF >  "BUYING A CAR"

TO BE SWAMPED >  "A BIG HEAD"

TAKE IT FROM ME >  "BUYING A CAR"

TO WANDER AROUND >  "STARBUCKS"

YOUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED! >  "SUPERHERO TACOMAN"

 

     


 

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