Yes, you do, eventually. If you never learn phrasal verbs there are going to be huge gaps in your vocabulary knowledge. This could cause you to be unable to express yourself properly or to misunderstand other people. “But you could just use normal verbs, couldn’t you?” You could in some situations but not in others. … [Read more…]
Here are a couple of interesting posts from around the internet. Hairstyles from the Transparent English blog. Why some English words are controversial in China, via @5minutelanguage.