THE BLUE TREE
THE THEORY OF SEVEN
It has been proven that for people to remember new information they need to interact with it at least seven times.
This lesson puts this theory to the test. You will learn seven new vocabulary items using seven different types of activities.
If the theory is true, you should be able to understand and comfortably use seven practical, everyday English phrasal verbs.
1. Go through the flashcard game below to see all the phrasal verbs you will learn in this lesson.
2. Play this Wordwall matching game. Match the phrasal verb with its definition.
3. Now complete these sentences with the right phrasal verbs.
4. Listen to these sentences. Which phrasal verb do you hear? Choose it from the drop down list.
5. In this activity you have to write down the correct phrasal verb. Make sure you put it in the correct grammatical form.
6. This activity will check if you remember how to spell these seven phrasal verbs.
7. Finally, write your own sentences with these phrasal verbs and post them below.
I flaked out on the sofa after I had watched the volleyball final last night
The topic of Microbiota foundation cropped up during a conversation with my new boss.
The students sounded out their prof about inflation during economy lesson.
Famous people blended in the crowd during the manifestation.
The new student easily blended in our class.
I immediately flaked out at home after a long day at school.
She sounded out the teacher about details of new school project.
They really skated over the topic because they didn’t like talking about this.
Recent lack of sun makes me to just flake out.
When I get a task to do, first I size it up.
I know some people who like to skate over uncomfortable topics.
Winter is coming, roll on snow!
Political topics always crop up in family gatherings.
After I changed my job I needed to blend in the new team.
I can’t wait to see what the next week brings, roll on Monday!
It is not well seen for politicians to skate over sensitive topics.
The predator sized up its prey before attacking.
I needed to sound out my coach before buying a new table tennis racket.
The topic of inflation always crops up in public debate.
My dog just flaked out on the sofa after a long walk.
I think I’m not going to blend in with the people in the US…
…Nevertheless I’m looking forward to our business trip. Roll on the flight!
The city mayor strategically skated over the topic of the aggressive skaters in the city.