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  • This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Phrasal Verb Challenge!

  • Learn 30 phrasal verbs in 30 days!

  • Jumpstart your vocabulary in 2017.

  • Today is Day 30 and we're studying phrasal verbs withsign”.

  • Today is the final video, the final video of our 30-day challenge.

  • Be sure to watch all the way through to the end to know what you can do to keep working on your vocabulary,

  • American English Pronunciation, and English conversation skills.

  • To sign away.

  • If you sign something away, that means you give up your right to something, usually in a contract.

  • You signed away your right to sue them in the agreement.

  • That means, sorry, you can’t sue them. You no longer have the right to.

  • Sign over has the same meaning.

  • She signed over the right to her story when she sold it to the publishing company.

  • When you sign for something, that means that you write your name, acknowledging that you received something.

  • You usually have to sign for packages that are being delivered.

  • Sign in and sign out. These are opposites.

  • You might do this at the security desk when you enter a building.

  • You have to sign in at the front desk before coming up.

  • That means, you write down your name on a list, maybe the time you entered.

  • And then when you leave, you can sign out.

  • Sign in at the reception desk for your doctor’s appointment.

  • Sign on. This is like sign in or log in with a website.

  • Enter your username and password.

  • At Rachel’s English Academy, you have to sign on before you can access the lessons.

  • It can also mean to start to do something or to agree to do something.

  • She signed on as the new CEO in June.

  • He signed on for another year as department chair.

  • Sign up: this means to agree to do something.

  • I need volunteers for Saturday, but no one signed up.

  • Or, I signed up for classes at the community college.

  • Or, he signed up to join the army.

  • Or, today, a bunch of new people signed up to Rachel’s English Academy.

  • If you say sign me up, that means youre excited to do something.

  • I need people to help me move next week. I’m going to buy everyone dinner.

  • Really? Sign me up.

  • We also use this a lot with adding your email to a list.

  • Be sure to sign up for the Rachel’s English mailing list.

  • Sign off. Well, just like you sign into a website, you can sign off of log off.

  • If youre working on a public computer, be sure to sign off.

  • If you sign off on something, that means you approve it.

  • She signed off on the budget cuts.

  • Or, we need a manager to sign off on the schedule change.

  • Sign off can also mean to end something.

  • You might here it at the end of a show or video, or a 30-day challenge.

  • I hope youve enjoyed the 2017 30-day challenge, this is Rachel’s English signing off.

  • Except, not yet, because we have to go over how to pronounce sign.

  • It’s not tough. The S sound. Teeth are together, ss.

  • Tongue tip just behind the teeth.

  • The AI as in BUY diphthong. Si-.

  • Jaw drops for the beginning of the sound, back of tongue lifts.

  • Then the front part of the tongue arches towards the front of the roof of the mouth

  • while the tongue tip stays down, si-, sign.

  • Then simply bring the tongue to the roof of the mouth.

  • Sign n- n- n-

  • The back of the tongue needs to be relaxed or it will sound like an NG.

  • N-- sign, sign.

  • Well, that’s the end of our 30-day adventure.

  • Were you up to the challenge?

  • Did you watch all 30 videos?

  • If not, here’s the link to the playlist.

  • Go back and watch them, there are so many useful phrases in these videos.

  • Studying all the meaning will increase your vocabulary.

  • If you liked these lessons, be sure to sign up for my mailing list.

  • Youll get free lessons sent to you every week.

  • And if youre new to my list, when you sign up, you get a 10-day mini-course in accent reduction free.

  • It will introduce you to my style of teaching and some of my videos.

  • And I hope that youll study with me for a very long time, so sign up so we can stay connected.

  • If youre not already a subscriber on YouTube,

  • the link is in the description, along with a link to my Facebook. Be sure to go there to LIKE the page.

  • And finally I want to tell you that today, February 1st,

  • I started a new phrasal verbs course in my online school, Rachel’s English Academy.

  • It takes some of the videos from this challenge

  • and gives you lots of extra sample sentences to help you fully understand the meanings.

  • There’s also audio to train with,

  • and quizzes to test how well you know how to use this new vocabulary.

  • Rachel’s English Academy is available by subscription only,

  • and new lessons are added each month.

  • I have a lot of fun making those lessons, and I’d love to see you there.

This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Phrasal Verb Challenge!

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PHRASAL VERB SIGN

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/03/12
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