64 – Turn Out Phrasal Verb English Lesson

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The party turned out great!

Turn out is phrasal verb in English. A phrasal verb is a combination of a verb and a preposition that is used as an idiom. You can also use turnout as a noun. In today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how to use turn out and turnout in your English conversation and writing.
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Here are the example sentences:

Turn Out

  • Despite the bad weather, the party turned out great!
  • “How did your dinner meeting turn out?” “It was a big success”
  • I hope you have a good meeting with the boss. Let me know how it turns out.
  • The factory turns out hundreds of new cars every month.
  • We turned out 5 handmade rugs at the craft fair last weekend.
  • Please keep turning out those good ideas. You are really helping our marketing efforts.
  • Many people turned out to vote in the last election.
  • How many people turned out to here the CEO’s speech?
  • Only a few people turned out because of the bad weather.

Turnout

  • I am hoping for a big turnout for my yard sale on Sunday.
  • The promoter is expecting a huge turnout for the concert tomorrow.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • (example) I will lay my pillow on the bed and lie down.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What happened with the party that Michael planned for his friend?

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55 – Phrasal Verbs with Call – English Vocabulary Lesson

55 - Phrasal Verbs with Call - English Vocabulary Lesson

I can always call on Yalcin for help with computers!

Learn Phrasal verbs with call. Phrasal verbs are good to learn because they are commonly used in spoken English and using them will make your English sound more natural. Today we will answer a voice message from Elaine, who called in from the Philippines asking about phrasal verbs with call.

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Here are the example sentences:
  • I called up my friend Mike this morning.
  • My sister left a message on my voice mail, so I called her back.
  • So, you call up someone, but you call back someone who called you at an earlier time.
  • I called around and finally found the book I wanted at the book shop on Madison Ave.
  • Jack said he always calls on his good customers once a week.
  • You can call on me if you need help with English.
  • Whenever I need help with computers, I know I can always call on Yalcin.
  • If you are in trouble, you can call for the police.
  • When you need your bathtub fixed, you can call in a plumber.
  • When you are hungry, you can call for a pizza.
  • We called off the picnic because it was raining.
  • The boss called off the meeting because he had an urgent matter do teal with.
  • For example, Mike is a reliable worker who has never called out sick.
  • The teacher usually says, don’t call out. Raise your hand.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Jeff has two jobs. He works in a supermarket and a bookstore. We can assume that he either has off on Friday or only works one of those jobs on Friday. He’s a busy guy!
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How many phrasal verbs with call are given in today’s lesson? What other English phrase was mentioned?

Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below.
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45 – How to Use Put On, Take Off, & Wear – English Vocabulary Lesson

This is me with one of my students. Nice clothes!

This is me with one of my students. Nice clothes!

Put on, take off, and wear are three verbs that are often confused in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at how these verbs are used in everyday English conversation.

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Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Cloth is either a fabric or a small towel. Clothes is what you wear on your body. Wear is also what you wear on your body, but we need to have a modifier before wear (like swimwear or casual wear.
  • What is the difference between clothes and wear?
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How does Michael usually dress at Happy English? How is this different from when he worked in his previous job?

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