Discussing Responsibilities - English at Work
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Discussing Responsibilities - English at Work

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 15, 2024
Course Description

Learn how to explain responsibilities and use the second conditional to express possibilities.

 

Key Learning points

  • LANGUAGE FUNCTIONS
    Legal responsibility; Modelling good behavior; Responsibility for actions; Role responsibility; Detailing responsibilities.
     
  • GRAMMAR
    Conditionals - If + Past Tense + Would.
     
  • IDIOMS
    tunnel vision, drop the ball, get down to business, take care of something, pass the buck, suck it up.
     
  • VOCABULARY
    accountable, 'Accountability Queen', priorities, delegate, a vision, respect.
     
  • PRONUNCIATION
    Repeating words for emphasis

 

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.