Activity using some phrasal verbs to plan a weekend.
Pick somebody up
Can you pick me up from the train station at 6 o’clock?
Drop somebody off
Ok, no problem I will drop you off at your hotel.
Check in / out
I’ll check in at the hotel.
After travelling all day I will need to freshen up.
Meet up with
Then I want to meet up with some old friends.
We will eat out in a posh restaurant.
Show somebody around
On Saturday I will show you around the city.
We want to look around the old town.
Pre teach phrasal verbs then students make a plan for my Mum’s visit (see below), best plan and one with most phrasal verbs wins. Depending on time make a plan for my brother, or set this as homework.
Copy and distribute the following to the students:
My Mum is coming to visit for the weekend but due to an emergency I can’t spend time with her. I need you to meet her at the airport and entertain her for the weekend. Here are the details of her trip:
- Her flight lands at 18:00 on Friday night.
- She’s staying at the Hotel Colon.
- She wants to try local specialities.
- She loves opera.
- She loves history.
- She wants to buy some presents for her friends back home.
- She wants to get a tan.
- Her flight back to England leaves at 21:00 on Sunday night.
Make a plan for the weekend using the phrasal verbs we have studied.
Details for my brother’s trip:
My brother has recently split up with his girlfriend. He wants to come to the city for a good time and forget all his troubles. However, because of an emergency I cant spend the weekend with him. I need you to meet him at the airport and entertain him for the weekend.
- His flight lands at 17:00 on Friday afternoon.
- He is staying at Hostel de Raval.
- He wants to get a taste of the city’s night-life.
- He wants to meet new people, maybe even a lady!
- He likes partying!
- He also likes architecture.
- He doesn’t like foreign food.
- His flight leaves at 20:00 on Sunday night.
Write a plan for his weekend for homework using as many of the phrasal verbs as you can.