Monthly Archives: February 2012

DEFINING OR NON-DEFINING? (B1)

RELATIVE CLAUSES CAN BE DEFINING OR NON-DEFINING. HAVE A LOOK AT THESE SLIDES TO SEE THE DIFFERENCE:

STUDY THE GRAMMAR OF UNIT 6C (page 140)

TRY THESE EXERCISES

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PHRASAL VERBS (B1)

Everytime I look into your eyes
I know it only comes once in life
And now my heart’s gone cold
And the one who brings it back, yeah
Is you, and I don’t wanna be without you now

CHORUS
So pick me up
Take me out
Turn it on
, Yeah
Pick me up
Take me out
Turn it on, Yeah
And now my heart´s gone cold
And the one who brings it back, Is you
Pick me up
Are you ever gonna do that?
Are you ever gonna do that?
You know it cuts deap like a knife,
And God knows how much I tried, Yeah
And now my heart´s gone cold
And the one who brings it back, yeah
Is you, and I just wanna be with you tonight, yeah

CHORUS

Tell me when this could be wrong
If you stay with me tonight
It’ s with you that I’m alone
Hold me tight
Hold on, Hold on

Are you ever gonna pick me up

So pick me up
Take me out
Turn it on, Yeah
Pick me up
Take me out
Turn it on, Yeah
And now my hearts gone cold
And the one who brings it back, Is you
Pick me up

Are you ever gonna do that?
Are you ever gonna do that?
Are you ever gonna pick me up
Are you ever gonna do that?
Are you ever gonna do that?

TO PICK SOMEBODY UP, TO TAKE SOMEBODY OUT OR TO TURN SOMETHING ON ARE VERY COMMON PHRASAL VERBS IN ENGLISH.

BUT HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT PHRASAL VERBS?  IS IT POSSIBLE TO SAY ” PICK UP ME”? WHY? WHYNOT?

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