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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
While I was driving home last night, I was _____________ by another driver.

I need to __________ a meeting with my boss this week to discuss my vacation.

It ____________ my brother's wife knows that woman.

I was away from my job for only two weeks, but it took me a month to ________ on all my assignments.

I tried to___________ my problems with Mr. E. but he didn't want things to change.

"Hey, it's been a long time since I last saw you. Sit down and have a beer so we can __________ on old times."

I had too much to drink, so I was ___________ by the bartender.

The bank manager asked her why she had quit her other job, but it ____________ she was fired.

I heard you had some trouble with your boss. Did it all ___________?

She is a great worker. She ________________ 10 videos a day.


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135 Comments on “5 conversation phrasal verbs you need to know”


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great tips James, but I think you should speak just a little bit slower while you’re explainin some expressions or giving examples.. Thank you very much!! I’m looking forward to the next!!

Saturday, October 12th 2013

    I agree with you.. he speaks too fast. He is great just that detail.

    Monday, November 4th 2013

      Iagree whit u too :( I CANT UNDRESTAND SOME WORDS

      Sunday, November 10th 2013

    right

    Wednesday, December 25th 2013

    He speaks so fast.I can’t catch some words what he said.but i’m quit confused about TURN OUT. can somebody explain this words to me ? please

    Friday, July 11th 2014

    For me I do understand him ^-^

    Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

Very good lesson,please do a lesson about the better way to write an e-mail. Salu2

Saturday, October 12th 2013

I got 3 correct out of 10 :( I couldn’t concentrate to listen your lesson today. But I was glad to see you and Mr. E again :) And I giggled about “Mr. E and you have a problem” in the quiz. I hope to watch the video and answer the quiz again. Exactly your speaking is fast. But it is good for improving my listening. Thank you for your fun lesson, James :D

Saturday, October 12th 2013

you are funny teacher like comedy actor Kevin Hart,James you should be , should be a comedian too, you have good sense of humor.

Saturday, October 12th 2013

What does that mean: While I was driving home last night, I was cut off by another driver??? Is this means that this guy was stop driving due to another car went through the path?? I tried to translated this sentence by Google and it’s doesn’t make sense…

Saturday, October 12th 2013

عليا الطلاق انت برنس .. by English you so amazing >> go on .. we support you

Saturday, October 12th 2013

    Didn’t they teach us at schools to not say that word? :P

    Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

Thank you Mr E/James. Great lesson.

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Hi, James! What about a telephone conversation lesson? Phone ethics, …

P.S.:And if you can help me in learning English: my Skype is iv.annko
I am also a teacher, but it’s very hard for me to learn English by myself.
Thank you!

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Great lesson!
Thank you James

Sunday, October 13th 2013

I’d like to practice my speaking with some intermediate students. If anyone is interested please email me darksilk@gmail.com and i’ll add you to skype o anyother VoIp application you use =)

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Very good lesson, thank you James!!!

Sunday, October 13th 2013

:)

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Great teaching Performance from James :)

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Thanks!!!

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Ciao James! It’s good to smile while you study! Thanks a lot!:)

Sunday, October 13th 2013

9 out of 10! Really good… :)

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Thanks

Sunday, October 13th 2013

Excelent lesson! I like to learn about phrasal verbs and idioms! Can you explain phrasal verbs and idioms when someone is visiting mechanical games? Thank you!

Sunday, October 13th 2013

I got 8, but I don’t know how. It was difficult. :(

Monday, October 14th 2013

hi james, your teaching style is awesome,anybody can understand the explanation,keep going ,we pray for you.thanks .

“I had set up a new organisation with my top management, It worked out well and we finished early,However,it turns out, my management had forgotten to pay the loan interest in the bank,so the money transaction was cutoff,We waited without money catching up”.

Monday, October 14th 2013

what is the difference between after doing something and after having done something

Monday, October 14th 2013

I got 3 correct out of 10 again. Oh no! The quiz is difficult for me, isn’t it? I was confused. But I won’t give up. Thank you, James :)

Monday, October 14th 2013

You speak very fast and quite outspread and untidy!

Monday, October 14th 2013

Thank you James. Good lesson for me
A new Spanish word: “lunes” >Monday<

Monday, October 14th 2013

After this clip I thought “hey, this is the first time I don’t understand his lesson!”

Afterwards, I did the quiz and… I got 10 out of 10… Find the mistake!

Thank’s James ;)

Monday, October 14th 2013

first time I don’t understand his lesson!”

Afterwards, I did the quiz and… I got 10 out of 10… Find the mistake!

Thank’s James ;)

Monday, October 14th 2013

Great lesson!

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

great lesson but :( 6/10

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

Many thanks for a useful lecture!

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

I got 8 correct out of 10. Ya~y! The score was the best in this lesson. I hope to reconfirm my English again.
Thank you James and Mr. E :)

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

Hello, James! Thanks a lot!

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

This lesson was great. I really like the way you set up information on the board. You’re always so creative. Your teaching style is unique.

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

Thanks James, I got 10, Please We need more examples we u explain.

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

    Good evening.my name is raouf.I want to learn the English language.please help me can contact me for expanding our language skills via fb.abderraouf king or skype difab213.thank you

    Monday, October 21st 2013

Thanks James,
Waiting for more lessons :)

Wednesday, October 16th 2013

and People who are minimum intermediate level can contact me for expanding our language skills via fb ( iftixar huseynov ) or Skype ( iftixar17 ) for speaking in english or chating :)

Wednesday, October 16th 2013

Thanks!! Great lesson !!

Thursday, October 17th 2013

Hi James!! Awesome lesson! You know what James I’m really interested in getting a high level in English so I want to thank you for all your lessons which are very helpful and so enjoyable…

I wish I had found this wonderful website a long time before

Best wishes,
Brian – from Peru
I’ll be waiting for your next lesson…

Friday, October 18th 2013

Hi James, It’s hard to learn those phrasal verbs in a short time, but I’d try again…thanks

Saturday, October 19th 2013

hi sir,
i understand but can’t follow ur words…………………video is not clear.in betweeen……
thank u…i learn lot from u sir

Sunday, October 20th 2013

Thanks Mr.E

Sunday, October 20th 2013

nice lesson

Monday, October 21st 2013

I like your lessons, I think my understanding is getting better now.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013

i can’t understand what is the meaning of “sought” and when it use . please provide a lesson on this also. Thanks james

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013

Thanks Mr E. I like the way you convey your English skill to every body.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013

As usual, it was a great lesson. Phrasal Verbs are always obscure, but these tips helped me to cope with such difficult subject.
Thanks James!

Thursday, October 24th 2013

I got 5/10. I have to try lesson and quize again (+_+)
I like your lesson and Mr.E. Thank you (^^)

Friday, October 25th 2013

i got 8 :) thank a lot James. :)

Friday, October 25th 2013

James, I wander if you could teach about the different between “You and I” and “You and Me”…………..

Friday, October 25th 2013

very good!! Nice work James! It turned out that I got the last question wrong ;)

Monday, October 28th 2013

Nice my teacher James you so great and brilliant to pass information to other through you kind lesson simple ease to catch up.

Monday, October 28th 2013

Big smile I got 90/100 , so I good and improving quickly, I’m right?

Monday, October 28th 2013

Great lesson! thanks a lot!But I need more practice to remember these phrasal verbs, I got 5/10.

Tuesday, October 29th 2013

Hi James, this lesson is little bit difficult. I got 6/10 because I didin’t inderstand the difference betwen these expressions

Saturday, November 2nd 2013

thanks for good lesson but please do’nt speak quickly :(
5 from 10:(

Sunday, November 10th 2013

Hi james…I didn’t go so good enough :(

Wednesday, November 13th 2013

thanks 70%

Friday, November 15th 2013

I got 8 out of 10, the mistakes were the same in both answers,i I forgot that work out means(to fix a problem).

Friday, November 15th 2013

Thank you James. But … a little bit slower, please.

Friday, November 15th 2013

    You are very beautiful

    Saturday, December 7th 2013

Sometimes i have troubels with focus, but always happy to see you and work out. English is easier with U. Today im engry cause i didnt understand everything, but it only showes me how long is my way to perfect.

Thursday, November 21st 2013

James you are exhilarating;). I like the way you speak because you are for more advanced students – like me ;) if I may say so myself ;) hi hi thanks

Friday, November 22nd 2013

Thank you a lot for your effort.But, the only problem that you speak a little bit fast.Can you slow down please next time!

Wednesday, November 27th 2013

I always try hard to catch your fast English. it’s fun, though. And I got 9 out of 10!
Thanks a lot James! You are awesome!

Sunday, December 1st 2013

i would like to meet you despite this is the first time

Saturday, December 7th 2013

you speak 2 fast !!

Sunday, December 8th 2013

I suppose it’s right he speaks so swiftly. People in America or Great Britain don’t speak slowly, if don’t get used to hear somebody who speaks swiftly you won’t ever get used to it. It’s certainly difficult but it’s done to get us improving. Sorry for my mistakes in grammar…

Tuesday, December 10th 2013

Thanks James. At first, I did the quiz badly and I got a bad score, than I watched the video and I turn out the phrasal meaning, so I set up the quiz again and worked out the last score!

Sunday, December 29th 2013

thank you for the lesson i like your way
i got 8 out of 10 but i don no no hwo

Sunday, December 29th 2013

Hi James..thank you very much for your explanation.I’d would like you to do a lesson related with the use of whatsoever,whoever,whichever and so on.I dont understand those expressions at all.I’ll surely get it with you thanks.

Sunday, December 29th 2013

really thanks James nice lesson

Thursday, January 2nd 2014

Hey there, I just want to ask what does it meant by “she is a great worker. She turns out 10 videos a day.” I meant to say, I don’t get the sentence…

Saturday, January 4th 2014

Now I get it the sentence… :)

Saturday, January 4th 2014

i have somme probleme with the meaning of *work ou* and turns out please someone can give me somme examples.

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

You are the best English teacher I’ve ever heard and seen! Definitely, you are my favorite :)And I like your expression and the way of explanation. Even if you talk like a “waterfall” :)

Tuesday, January 21st 2014

I got 7 out of 10 )) YES ! Thanks a lot, James!

Sunday, January 26th 2014

Thanks a lot James

Thursday, February 6th 2014

You are the best teacher ever!! Thank you so much for your help :) God bless you and your work.

Wednesday, February 12th 2014

Hi James,
Thank you.Very intersting presentation.

Friday, February 21st 2014

You have fun with students, we can notice it and it is great having fun with you at the same time we improve ou english. Ah! Vino tinto is better than cerveza!

Sunday, February 23rd 2014

got 9 out of 10, not bad.. :)

Wednesday, February 26th 2014

Thank you for the great lesson!

Thursday, February 27th 2014

Thanks a lot.

luckily this lesson has helped me to clear up a lots of doubts about the proper use of certain phrasal verbs…

However, some doubts still remains.

There’s no doubt whatsoever this is a great website.

Tuesday, March 11th 2014

Great lesson! I like learning phrasal verbs.

Wednesday, March 26th 2014

Great video and thanks…

Wednesday, March 26th 2014

10 out of 10
and James speaking speed has been normal imho

Sunday, March 30th 2014

Thanks for your lesson,James and congratulation for your spanish word “cerveza” ;)

Thursday, April 3rd 2014

Thanks. Great tips.

Sunday, April 6th 2014

Hi James thanks a lot

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Thanks man!

Friday, May 9th 2014

great lesson thank sir

Saturday, June 7th 2014

I think it’s difficult to distinguish among these verbs but in general it’s good lesson
Thanks a lot

Friday, June 13th 2014

I just started doing the exercises and i really think that you are the best teacher , i’m having fun while learning and i don’t really know who can ask for better . thanks a lot

Sunday, June 15th 2014

Great! Thank you James!You are the best!Apart from new stuff I find out on your classes, it is also a good way to improve my listening skills.

Saturday, June 28th 2014

Hiss lessons are joyful. I like it.

Monday, July 7th 2014

i got six : l

Friday, July 11th 2014

I get it all. Thanks James

Friday, July 11th 2014

i remember the whole story and now all these words seem be easy to use :)
Many thanks teacher James!

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014

James, excellent. you speak faster than the others do,However I think that is good and necessary for my ears. Thanks a lot.

Thursday, July 24th 2014

10 out of 10! Nice! Thanks for the lesson and keep talking the way you do, students need that speed so they can also get used to any other native speaker talking.
The tip I give for those who have trouble understanding is: after you watch it once, do it again using the subtitles in English and then one more time without it. Good luck to you all ! :)

Monday, July 28th 2014

thanks.

Thursday, July 31st 2014

really helpful lesson! and i don’t think he speaks to fast. great teacher!

Thursday, July 31st 2014

he speaks fast … but it as great!

Wednesday, August 13th 2014

Handy lesson. Thanks a lot James!

Wednesday, October 8th 2014

I like the way you teach! You’ve been improving my English. Thank You so much Mr James :)

Wednesday, November 19th 2014

You so funny & intersting to me !!

Saturday, December 27th 2014

It’s a pleasure to listen to you, teacher. You bring the fun. Thanks again

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

Thanks a lot James, excellent class!!!

Saturday, January 10th 2015

I did very well in the quiz, because as you have
so much fun doing your job,that it turns out
easier to learn.

Many thanks!

Oh,I’d like to ask you again to (if possible)

prepare a lesson using terms they when they play baseball.

I know your plate is already full, but …
baseball.

Many thanks in advance.

Saturday, January 17th 2015

…sorry, I meant to say : a lesson with terms
used in baseball.

Saturday, January 17th 2015

I wish, I could have reversed my life for this opportunity. However it’s better to late than never. What I’m learning now it’s strengthening up my Vocabularies greatly. Thanks for your great job

Thursday, February 5th 2015

Real MASTER !TEACHER FOR ALL.

Thursday, February 5th 2015

Thank you James

Sunday, February 8th 2015

Fantastic!!! Thank u vey much :)

Monday, March 23rd 2015

I HAVE 8 OUT OF TEN THANKS JAMES FOR THE VERY BEAUTIFUL LESSON, I AM TRYING TO WATCH AND ANSWER ALL THE VIDEOS YOU DID TO FIGURE OUT IF MY ENGLISH IS IMPROVING THANKS AGAIN…

Saturday, May 9th 2015

I didn’t understand why women cut off…. and i’m 19 years old haha…

Friday, July 10th 2015

90 is not so bad : ) thanks James..

Wednesday, July 15th 2015

thank you very much

Saturday, August 8th 2015

I’m very bad in this quiz.. I got 5…

Monday, September 14th 2015

now I feel good it is not just about my score I’ve got 9 to 10 not just like that It just about the Phrasal verb Since I watched first time I confused with the phrasal verb TURN OUT When I heard the video 2nd time I got more clear about the phrasal verb “TURN OUT” since I had a little bit confused on it but I got much clear now thanks for Good presentation James.. .

Monday, September 14th 2015

you are just great as usual,
Love from CH

Friday, January 1st 2016

I got 9 out of 10, it turns out that 8’ve made a mistake on an quetion. But anyway, thanks james this lesson are very useful..

Monday, January 4th 2016

Great video!
Greetings from Poland =)

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Thanks

Monday, May 30th 2016

excellent lesson , you turns out my mood to learn..
thanks allot james.

Wednesday, June 8th 2016

Great lesson, thank you a lot:)

Thursday, June 30th 2016

Very natural English! Subtitles needed for me, but the lesson definitely feels like the English native speakers use. I like last few sentences, it was funny!

Monday, August 1st 2016
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