If your friend was on reality TV, how could you help? Will Annabel win Superstars? Watch the video to find out! 


Watch the video. It's full of phrasal verbs, which are red in the comic. Then do the exercises to check you understand and can use the phrasal verbs.


Do you often get cut off, or have to charge up your mobile? What's the most annoying phone problem?

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Submitted by SARIS666 on Wed, 12/27/2023 - 06:33

thanks :3

Submitted by mrr.fr0ggie on Wed, 03/29/2023 - 16:59

While charging my phone is a big deal to me, these phrasal verbs are a much bigger deal.

Submitted by B9 on Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:50

For me, the most annoying phone problem is when the battery runs out. I have so much fear that I need the phone and the battery runs out.

Submitted by sydney2023 on Wed, 06/15/2022 - 12:23

very useful vocabularies

Submitted by frog on Fri, 05/13/2022 - 13:57

The most annoying problem is I need to charge up my mobile very often. Because it is too old to use :(

Submitted by ExtremeBoka on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 21:55

Yes, I use my phone all day long and sometimes phome's battery go off :(

Submitted by Augustine on Wed, 02/08/2023 - 12:18

Everytime when I try to start using my phone, it run out off battery for no reason:/ Then I find to plug it in and can't find out only at that time.That kind of thing always happen in my daily life.It always take me for 30 mins to be found that and then I finally get a chance to charge it in .hhhh what a bad day Right?

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Submitted by luluuu_ on Sun, 01/23/2022 - 18:29

Yes!!! I have to charge up my mobile phone very often! It annoys me so much. Cause of my phone turns off when i need it more than ever хD. For example, not long ago i got lost on my way to college (it's located far from my home)... I couldn't even use google maps. After that, i had to ask strangers for help.
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Submitted by fanny on Sat, 08/14/2021 - 19:19

I charge up my mobile because the battery isn't good while the time past of the phone life.
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Submitted by Cfvdv on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 14:04

The two most annoying phone problems are when my battery is not working well, when it lows very quickly... and the other problem, the worse, is when my Wi-fi is not working well, then I even can't use my phone online. But this has a good side, I can do other things that don't use the phone.
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Submitted by Kimchi on Sat, 04/24/2021 - 12:52

OH no phrasal verbs .......;-D
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Submitted by Alsafa on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 19:44

the most annoying phone problem is when the WiFi is too slow its HORRIBLE i can not deal with this , when its happen I'll go to sleep cuz i can't spend my time without my phone I know that's not go but I'm addicted unfortunately :( .. I'm trying my best to quit it wish me luck

Submitted by hermione123 on Sat, 01/02/2021 - 00:52

Hi admins, I'm new here and I have a question. If someone replies or upvotes my comment, will there be any notification for me? thank you :)

Submitted by Stasiia_Ukr on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 17:32

Yes, I have only one problem with my phone - I need to charge it up very often. And I get cuts off nearly never. The most annoying in the phone for me that it calls olny when I'm doing something really important :))))))))

Submitted by LauraS2629 on Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:04

I have to charge my phone all days, at least once because now we are using a lot the mobilphone for homework. I thing that the more annoying part of mobilphones is the wifi connection, because there are a lot of things that can cause errors, and that do that the connection could go slower.

Submitted by davidgutierrez on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 11:37

yes sometimes when I call my friends I need to charge the mobile and I nothing annoy me in the phone

Submitted by BJesther19 on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:00

I have to charge up my mobile phone at least one time per day or per two days cause with the confinement I use more my phone than before but I don't have such many problems as cutting off. And the most annoying problem of my phone is that sometimes it blocks or goes very slow. I have changed of phone recently so I hope that can change.

Submitted by Complu33DARIO on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 08:20

I have a phone and I usually put it to charge because the baterry runs out very fast and the most annoying problem appears when I need to charge my phone because when i put it two or three hours and I go to check if it is charge, says that the charger wasn't well fitted.

Submitted by Nandini on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 18:26

I don't have a phone even though I'm 13 years old. That's so embarrassing, isn't it? I try to convince my parents into getting me one but they're very hard to convince.
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Submitted by samoiset on Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:03

me too i do not have one you are not the only one who do not have a phone iam 13years too thank you bye

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Submitted by Rozaria on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 12:45

Well you better.I'm nearly 16 and still don't own a phone.I'll only get one when i'm 18i years

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Submitted by hermione123 on Sat, 01/02/2021 - 00:43

hi, Rozaria! I am 13, I didnt have my own phone untill I really really need it for online learning during pandemic. and, now after I have my own phone I don't use it except for my homework. I feel better if I don't use my own phone so often, actually. also I don't use social media like Instagram or Facebook :)

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Submitted by hermione123 on Sat, 01/02/2021 - 00:48

hi, nandini! I am also 13 and i have my own phone, but i don't use it so often. i use my parents' phone for searching on internet, i feel safer if i do that. :)

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Submitted by Eng_learner on Sun, 06/21/2020 - 08:23

As for me, I always charge up my phone and never have such difficulties as cutting off. To say about an annoying telephone promlem, I would say that sometimes it has troubles and works slower. I thin it's an obvious problem of many gadgets.

Submitted by rofer on Tue, 06/09/2020 - 09:48

Why I can't play it? That's terrible
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Submitted by JoModerator on Wed, 06/10/2020 - 09:40

Hi rofer,

What isn't working for you? The video or the exercises?

I've just tested them and the video and exercises are working fine for me. 

Are you using Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari or another browser? Try using a different browser and see it that works.

I hope that helps.


Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by Sherry4869 on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 16:02

What is the meaning of ---Annabel--???

Submitted by editor_rachael on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 15:05

Hi Sherry4869,


Annabel is a name. In the video, it's the name of their friend from school who is on TV.


Best wishes,


LearnEnglish Teens team

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Submitted by Sherry4869 on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 14:33

Thank you.

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Submitted by JoelSwedenEnglish on Mon, 02/03/2020 - 09:42

My most annoying phone problem is when the battery life is really low and runs out fast.

Submitted by joesp on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 00:22

i had a lot of problems when i try to talk by celphone with my girlfirend because i dont have airpods or headphones

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Submitted by kilroy on Wed, 07/17/2019 - 03:40

This is a really big help!
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Submitted by Dreamer07 on Sun, 05/26/2019 - 06:11

I bought a phone 3 years ago so its battery often runs out of so quickly. Time to charge up is 2 hours. Not having Wifi which is the most annoying phone problem. When I don't have Wifi, I feel boring.
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Submitted by empty on Wed, 04/03/2019 - 11:30

Amusing video and fun exercises!

Submitted by redmoon on Sat, 12/15/2018 - 10:54

This activity has a lot of interesting and important vocabulary related to phone communication.
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Submitted by Isabelmagn20043 on Tue, 07/10/2018 - 17:03

the most annoying phone problem is when the batery lows so quick and takes so much time to recharge it.
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