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CAE Prep - Formal and Informal Communication

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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - set 1
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SUPER ENGLISH VERBS! PART 1:GET - 1 PAGE GRAMMAR-GUIDE (top 10 uses of ´get´; ´get´ as a phrasal verb with meanings and examples and collocations with ´get´)
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Phrasal Verbs & Key
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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - Set 2
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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - Set 3
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SUPER ENGLISH VERBS! PART 5: GO - 1 PAGE GRAMMAR-GUIDE (top uses of ´go´, ´go´ as a phrasal verb and collocations with ´go´)
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 CAE Preparation Exercises

Formal and Informal Communication

A.  PHRASAL VERBS

Choose the correct option from the drop-down box for each sentence using the phasal verbs listed below:

TO MAKE UP FOR (SOMETHING)
TO PUT UP WITH (SOMETHING)
TO GET (SOMEONE) BACK
TO LET (SOMEONE) DOWN
      1. "I'm sorry I let you - I promise I'll make  it"
      2. "You know, you don't have to   with your boss talking to you like that"
      3. "We have to  him  for that halloween trick he played on us"
      4. "I can't  up with that noise any more!  I'm going to complain"
      5. "Jen  me  yesterday for that birthday prank last year"

         Use the following phrasal verbs correctly

TO MESS UP (SOMETHING)
TO TIDY UP (SOMETHING)
TO BEAT UP (SOMETHING/SOMEONE)
TO GIVE UP
TO CREEP UP ON (SOMEONE)
 
6.    The thugs pounced on the old lady as she came out of the bank and, after taking her money,  her up and left her lying in the street.
7.    "Don't  on him!  He's a really nice guy and I'm sure you could be good together"
8.    "You know, it's rude to  up on people.  You gave me a fright!"
9.    The policeman  up on the mugger from behind and dealt him a strong blow to the head.
10.  "If you  mum's kitchen you'd better  it up again!"

B.  More Phrasal Verbs

Select the correct possible formal alternative for the following phrasal verbs:

    1. give up                         
    2. let down                      
    3. get off                          
    4. get on                          
    5. bring up                       
    6. pump up                      
    7. cut down                      
    8. set off                           

C.  Select the correct formal option which could be used to substitute the following:


    1. ask for                    
    2. send                       
    3. need                       
    4. I'm sorry but           
    5. help                        
    6. fix                           
    7. okay/ok                 
    8. To begin with        
    9. Second                 
    10. left                          
    11. start