Considering Options - English at Work
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Considering Options - English at Work

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jul 18, 2024
Course Description

Learn to discuss various options and improve your conversation skills using subordinating conjunctions.

 

Key Learning points

  • LANGUAGE FUNCTIONS
    Personal issues; Work issues; Negotiating; conflicting options; Positive thinking.
     
  • GRAMMAR
    Subordinating Conjunctions - however; otherwise; unless; although; before/after; even if/even though; while; so that.
     
  • IDIOMS
    The soft option; Plan B; Between a rock and a hard place; Catch 22; A win-win situation; Jump the gun.
     
  • VOCABULARY
    pros and cons; ruthless; benefit; assumed; prematurely; slacker; Zen-like; piece/peace; peace offering; peace-maker.
     
  • PRONUNCIATION
    Stressing Syllables - together; decision; options; otherwise, accomplished; bonus; beverage.

 

This video is part of the English at Work Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash, linguistics expert Dr Fran Byrnes, features comedienne Erin Brown and Emmy-award winning Kim Estes.

The Cutting Edge English at Work Series promotes communication and language competence by building the desire and motivation to learn and the confidence to try. Confidence in learning and using English leads to successful communication.

There are now 60 graded English Language learning programs. All English programs are built on established language learning principles and methodology. At the same time, great characters in comic situations help students (and teachers) have fun as they learn. They engage learners through amusing situations, entertaining characters, interesting conversations with real language, fun storylines and high quality production with practical activities.