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Learning To Read


A child takes great pleasure in becoming able to read some words but the excitement fades when the texts the child must read force him to reread the same word endlessly. Word recognition – ‘decoding’ is the term used by educational theorists – deteriorates into empty rote learning when it does not lead directly into the reading of meaningful content.

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Critical Thinking Is Welcome


An increasing number of teachers, from kindergarten through college, have altered lesson plans to include the art of thinking. Many others are being trained so that they can shift the classroom emphasis away from just giving pupils information and move toward making them think about the issues raised by that information.

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Your New English Class On The Net

Hello dear NewSky24 followers, today I will introduce you a website which includes almost everything which you would like to find out about English Language. The website is so useful that every teacher of English can benefit from it while teaching at the class. As you know, to gain a new language is something very difficult for a lot of people all around the world. Thus they try to find new ways to learn a foreign language but unfortunately from time to time they give up learning it. 

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Phrasal Verbs – E

Phrasal Versb – E

In this list you fill find the phrasal verbs – E


Ease off : Reduce pressure.
She EASED OFF the accelerator to let the car slow down.

Ease up : Relax, calm down.
She asked her teacher to EASE UP because she was feeling very stressed.

Eat away : Destroy slowly. The disease EATS the liver AWAY.
Eat in : Eat at home.
We didn’t feel like going to a restaurant so we ATE IN.

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Phrasal Verbs -I – J

The list of phrasal verbs beginning with i and j

Iron out : Remove small problems or irregularities.

The management team IRONED OUT the tax problems before they gave the project the OK.

Issue forth : Come out of a place.
New initiatives ISSUE FORTH from the government on a daily basis.

Jabber away : Talk fast or incomprehensibly.
They started JABBERING AWAY about file systems and lost me completely.

Jack around : Make trouble for someone, fail to keep promises.
Don’t listen to him- he always JACKS people AROUND.

Jack in : Quit, give up.
I JACKED my job IN because my boss refused to give me a raise.

Jack up : Raise a car to be able to do mechanical work.
We JACKED the car UP and changed the tyre.


Jack up : Increase sharply.
They have JACKED UP the price of oil this month.

Jam on : Apply or operate something forcefully.
Jack JAMMED ON the brakes when the rabbit ran in front of his car.

Jaw away : Talk just for the point of talking rather than having anything to say.
That shows that your interest is not in helping the student, but in JAWING AWAY.

Jazz up : Make something more interesting or attractive.
The show was getting stale so they JAZZED it UP with some new scenes.

Jerk around : Cause someone trouble, treat someone badly.
He was JERKING us AROUND and wouldn’t give us the facts.

Jerk around : Behave stupidly.
They were JERKING AROUND during the lecture.

Jerk off : Waste time doing unimportant things.
You should get your work done and stop  JERKING OFF.


Joke around : Be funny, or try to. He’s always JOKING AROUND in class.

Jot down : Make a quick note.
I JOTTED DOWN her number on a scrap of paper and I can’t find it now.


Juice up : Make something more exciting or perform better.
I need to buy some memory to JUICE my computer UP.

Jump at : Accept eagerly.
I’d JUMP AT the chance to go and live in Japan.

Jump in : Enter a conversation.
He JUMPED IN and told them exactly what he thought.

Jump off : Start quickly, often well. The IPO JUMPED OFF on the first day.

Jump on : Criticize, attack.
Everyone JUMPED ON me when I raised the issue.

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Phrasal Verbs – K

Keel over : Turn upside down.
The boat KEELED OVER in the storm and the crew drowned.

Keel over: Surrender, give in.
He was going to confront his boss, but KEELED OVER and didn’t mention the matter.

Keel over : Fall to the ground.
The drunk KEELED OVER when trying to leave the pub.

Keep around : Keep something near you.
I KEEP a dictionary AROUND when I’m doing my homework.

Keep at : Continue with something difficult.
She found the course hard but she KEPT AT it and completed it successfully.


Keep away : Don’t allow someone near something.
Medicines should always be KEPT AWAY from children.

Keep back : Maintain a safe distance.
The police told the crowd to KEEP BACK from the fire.

Keep down :  Not vomit.
The food was so horrible that I struggled to KEEP it DOWN.

Keep from : Control yourself, refrain. I couldn’t KEEP FROM arguing with her.

Keep in : Not allow someone out.
The teacher KEPT the students IN after school because they had misbehaved.

Keep off : Not talk about.
She KEPT OFF the subject of her divorce.


Keep off :  Not tread on something. KEEP OFF the grass in the park, please.

Keep on : Continue.
He KEPT ON trying and succeeded in the end.
Keep out : Not allow someone to enter.
The police KEPT the demonstrators OUT of the building.

Keep to : Stay within limits. Please KEEP TO the path.

Keep up : Not let someone go to bed.
My neighbours KEPT me UP till after 4 am with their loud music last night.

Keep up : Maintain a continuous action, persist.
First I phoned you and left a message that you should phone me; then you phoned and I was out, so you left a message; then…! How long can we KEEP this UP without ever speaking to each other directly?


Keep up at : Continue, not quit.
Learning a language is difficult, but if you KEEP UP AT it, you’ll succeed in the end.

Keep up with : Move at the same rate.
He walks too fast and it’s really hard to KEEP UP WITH him.


Keep up with: Stay up to date.
It’s hard to KEEP UPWITH all the latest improvements and breakthroughs in technology nowadays.

Key down : Relax, unwind. I need to KEY DOWN before I go to bed.

Key in : Enter numbers or information into a computer or electronic system.
It took me ages to KEY IN all the information into the database.


Key in on : Focus attention on, single out.
They KEYED IN ON the person they believed had done it.


Key on : Target, focus on (sport).
We will KEY ON the opposing team’s lack of skills on defense.

Key to : Plan things to fit or suit people or situations.
Promotions are KEYED TO people’s abilities.

Key up : Make someone excited or nervous. The noise got us KEYED UP.

Kick about : Discuss.
We KICKED the idea ABOUT at the meeting.

Kick around : Discuss. We KICKED the idea AROUND.

Kick around with : Spend time with.
I used to KICK AROUND WITH them, but haven’t seen them for a while.


Kick back : Pay someone illegally as part of the price.
I had to KICK ten percent BACK to the government official to get the contract.

Kick back : Resist.
They KICKED BACK when we suggested downsizing.


Kick back : Relax.
Rather than go out tonight, we plan to KICK BACK and watch television.


Kick down : Break something with your feet. The police KICKED the door DOWN.

Kick in . When a drug starts to take effect.
Her hayfever didn’t feel half as bad once he antihistamines had KICKED IN.


Kick in : Break something with your feet. They KICKED his head IN.
Kick in : Contribute money. I’ll KICK IN for some of the beer if you will buy the pizza.

Kick in : Start having an effect.
The budget cuts are starting to KICK IN and people are struggling.

Kick off : Start a game of football. The match KICKS OFF at three o’clock.

Kick off : Die.
He KICKED OFF last month when he had a massive heart attack.

Kick off : When trouble starts.
The fight KICKED OFF when he insulted the guy’s girlfriend.

Kick off.  Argue, protest and refuse to co-operate.
He started KICKING OFF big time when the police tried to arrest him.


Kick out : Expel.
The family KICKED the au pair OUT when they found out that she was planning to move to work for another household.

Kick up : Cause trouble or pain. My back KICKS UP when it gets cold.

Kill off : Reduce or exterminate a population by hunting, pollution, development, etc..
There used to be a lot of wolves around here, but most of them have been KILLED OFF.

Kip down : Sleep away from your home, often without planning to.
It’s too late to get the train, so can I KIP DOWN here tonight?

Kip down on : Sleep on something other than a bed.
There were so many of us that we had to KIP DOWN ON the floor.


Kiss off : Used to tell someone to go away.
He was bugging us, so we told him to KISS OFF.


Kiss off : Consider something to be unimportant or inferior.
He KISSED the criticism OFF.


Kiss up to : Try to get into someone’s favour.
He’s a creep and is always KISSING UP TO the director.


Knock about : Beat someone.
He KNOCKED his brother ABOUT aftern they argued.

Knock around : Discuss casually.
We KNOCKED the idea AROUND a bit, but decided not to bother.

Knock back : Cost someone a lot of money.
Your holiday must have KNOCKED you BACK a bit.


Knock back : Finish a drink quickly, drink a lot of alcohol.
The pub was closing so we KNOCKED our drinks BACK and left.


Knock back . Shock.
It really KNOCKED me BACK when I heard they had been killed.

Knock down : Demolish.
They KNOCKED DOWN the old church and built a block of flats in its place.

Knock down : Hit and injure someone.
The car KNOCKED her DOWN and she broke her arm.


Knock it off: Stop doing something annoying.
The were making too much noise, so I told them to KNOCK IT OFF.

Knock off : Finish work for the day.
We KNOCKED OFF early on Friday to avoid the rush hour queues.
Knock off : Reduce the price of something.
They KNOCKED ten pounds OFF when I asked for a discount.

Knock off : Reduce the time required to do something.
The new road KNOCKS an hour OFF the journey.


Knock off : Steal. He KNOCKED it OFF and sold it.
Knock off Produce or create something quickly. I KNOCKED the essay OFF in an hour.


Knock out : Hit and make somebody unconscious.
The reigning middleweight champion KNOCKED OUT the challenger in the fourth round of the fight.

Knock out : Sell, distribute.
They’re KNOCKING hundreds OUT a day in the sales.

Knock together : Join houses that had been separate.
They KNOCKED TOGETHER two outbuilding and turned them into a home.


Knock up : Become or get someone pregnant..
She got KNOCKED UP when she was on holiday.


Knock up : Play a bit before a match to get ready.
The teams KNOCKED UP for a few minutes before the final.


Knock up : Produce or create something quickly.
They KNOCKED a model UP over the weekend.

Knuckle down : Make a great effort.
I’ve got my exams next week and I haven’t done much work, so I’d better KNUCKLE DOWN.

Knuckle under : Submit to authority.
The teacher made the students KNUCKLE UNDER and hand their projects in on time.