Teaching phrasal verbs to ESL students is vital because they are so commonly used in conversation, which English language learners want to excel at, more so than learning the grammatical nitty gritty of the English language. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Educator Paul Carne provides a wonderful lesson plan that comprehensively defines phrasal verbs and the role they play in conversation. The lesson plan also offers a number of activities and suggestions for further learning.
This lesson is truly excellent for introducing phrasal verbs to your ESL students. There is an audio component, as well as extensive background as to the history and origin of phrasal verbs, dating back to the works of William Shakespeare.