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Turn Around, Take Up, Look Down ✨Most Common Phrasal Verbs in English (40-42)

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▶️Playlist of the Most Common Phrasal Verbs in English

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0:00 Introduction. Can you understand the phrasal verbs in context?
1:29 (#40) turn around
5:11 (#41) take up
8:31 (#42) look down
10:55 Review quiz
12:52 Review the 42 most common phrasal verbs

????Special thanks goes to Professor Dilin Liu for generously sharing his impressive and highly useful research on phrasal verbs in English.
I am basing the structure of this playlist on his publications.
????Liu, D. (2011), The most frequently used English phrasal verbs in American and British English: A multicorpus examination. TESOL Quarterly, 45, 661–688.
????Liu, D. and Myers, D. (2020). The most common phrasal verbs with their key meanings for spoken and academic written English: A corpus analysis. Language Teaching Research, 24(3), 403-424 (first published online in 2018).

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Short clips from the following movies and TV series were used for educational purposes. I do not own the rights to these works. I am simply using them to illustrate the target phrasal verbs.
The Love Boat (1977) - S01E05 Message for Maureen/Gotcha/Acapulco Connection
Scrubs - My Student [S01E17]
Seinfeld - The Stranded [S03E10]
Gilmore Girls (2000) - S03E10 That'll Do, Pig
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Two Turkeys [S05E07]
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