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This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Challenge!
Learn 30 phrasal verbs in 30 days!
Jumpstart your vocabulary in 2017.
Today is Day 14 and we're studying phrasal verbs with “psych”.
Get psyched up because we’re about to learn an awesome phrasal verb.
To get psyched up is to get mentally prepared.
I’m studying a lot,
I’m feeling positive,
I’m trying to get psyched up for my final exam.
He psyches himself up before races
by listening to heavy metal.
My coach does a good job of psyching me up before games.
If you psych somebody out,
then you make them feel less confident:
The other team tried to psych us out with their expensive uniforms.
I got psyched out when I couldn’t find my lucky penny
Even though up
and out aren’t really opposites,
psych up
and psych out
are opposites.
This word looks crazy,
but you’ve probably noticed in this video
that the pronunciation isn’t too complicated.
The P is silent.
So we start with the S sound,
Sss---
Teeth are together,
tongue tip just behind the teeth.
Psy
Then we have the AI as in BUY diphthong.
Jaw drop,
Psy--
back of the tongue lifts at the beginning of the diphthong,
psy--, aa, aa, aiiii
and the front of the tongue arches up towards the front of the roof of the mouth,
psy
The letters CH make the K sound here.
Kk--
Back of the tongue touches the soft palate and releases.
Kk--
Psych.
Psych up,
Psych out.
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PHRASAL VERB PSYCH

11 Folder Collection
林宜悉 published on March 9, 2020
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