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LEVEL: 2 SUITABLE FOR ADULT LEARNERS

Topic / Vocabulary Area: phrasal verbs with UP; prepositions


Lesson based on: song by Madonna – Hung up

HUNG UP
STUDENT WORKSHEET

MADONNA QUIZ
How much do you know about Madonna?

1. What is Madonna’s full name?


2. How many brothers and sisters does she have?
3. What was the title of Madonna’s first Top Ten hit?
4. How many children does she have?
5. Who is Madonna’s husband?

focus on vocabulary
ACTIVITY 1
Match the beginnings of the sentences in A with the endings in B.

A B
1. If you hung up on somebody A. you are involved in something you do not want to
be involved

2. If you are fed up B. you are bored and unhappy

3. If you are tried of something C. you are thinking about somebody too much.

4. If you are caught up D. you no longer enjoy it.

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focus on listening
ACTIVITY 3
Fill in the gaps with correct prepositions then listen to the song and check your
answers.

Hung Up
Time goes ………… so slowly (6 times)

Every little thing that you say or do


I'm hung up
I'm hung up …………… you
Waiting ………….. your call
Baby night and day
I'm fed …………..
I'm tired of waiting …………………. you

Time goes ……………… so slowly for those who wait


No time to hesitate
Those who run seem to have all the fun
I'm caught up
I don't know what to do

Time goes by so slowly (3 times)


I don't know what to do

Every little thing … (2 times)

Ring ring ring goes the telephone


The lights are ……………… but there's no-one home
Tick tick tock it's a quarter to two
And I'm done
I'm hanging up …………………… you

I can't keep ……………….. waiting for you


I know that you're still hesitating
Don't cry ……………… me
'cause I'll find my way
you'll wake ……………… one day
but it'll be too late

Every little thing … (2 times)

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focus on vocabulary
ACTIVITY 3
What’s the difference?

wait for somebody


wait on somebody

to be hung up on somebody
to hang up on somebody

phrasal verbs with UP


ACTIVITY 4
Fill in the gaps with appropriate verbs.

1. Please …………………………….. up – I can’t hear you.

2. He …………………………. up his glass with mineral water.

3. If you don’t know the word, you should ……………………………. it up in the dictionary.

4. Slow down! – I can’t ………………………… up with you.

5. The skirt ………………………. up at the back.

6. When his parents died, George was ………………………. by his French aunt.

7. I can never ………………….. up before 9:00 on Sunday morning. I love sleeping.

8. Can you …………………..me up from the airport. I arrive at 7:30.

9. The price of petrol has ………………….. up again.

10. Brothers should always ……………………. up for each other.

11. It’s so sad that John and Lisa have decided to …………………….. up after going out together for
such a long time.

12. Only few people ………………………… up at the concert.

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