Phrasal verbs: Halloween
This FREE English worksheet is dedicated to 12 phrasal verbs used when talking about Halloween. Students will learn and practise them, as well as use them in various speaking activities. In the first activity, which introduces 6 phrasal verbs (e.g. creep up, chicken out, ward off), students look at a Halloween poster and match the phrasal verbs to their definitions. Then they complete a few sentences with the correct phrasal verb.
Next, students are given different sentences describing Halloween traditions and learn the rest of the phrasal verbs (e.g. freak out, creep out, dress up).After that they complete 3 questions and use the questions to start a conversation with a partner.
For some additional practice, students complete 4 multiple-choice sentences and discuss 3 conversation questions.
The last activity is focused on writing and speaking: students use the photos given to come up with
The set of printable conversation cards provides further opportunities to speak about the topic, revise the target vocabulary or replace an activity from the worksheet. This worksheet will work great in combination with lessons about Halloween and fear.
This worksheet works well in combination with the following lesson plans
Functional language: talking about your fears (e.g. I am scared/terrified of; …terrify me)
Vocabulary: physical signs of fear (e.g. dizzy, tremble, goosebumps)
Synonyms: degrees of fear (startled, spooked, afraid, petrified)
B1 / B2
Reading: Halloween traditions and activities
Vocabulary: Halloween party decorations, props and accessories
Grammar: comparatives and superlatives
A2 / B1