English At Work Series


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English at Work Series- Cutting Edge Communications consists of 20 lessons on various areas of English usage in the workplace, school, college.  Raise awareness of native speakers of English on the difficulties Non-English speakers have with learning English and for learners of English as a Second Language insight into the most common communication situations experienced. These groudbreaking programs combine psychology, linguistics and instructional design and engage learners through:

  • amusing situations
  • entertaining characters
  • interesting conversations
  • authentic language
  • strong storylines
  • high quality production
  • practical graded activities
Additional focus on language functions, grammar, idioms, vocabulary and pronunciation.  This series is also available for digital streaming license. Call us to explore this option for your organization


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20 modules with comprehensive resources - workbooks, activities, scripts and PowerPoints.

1. Greeting and Introducing

Learn to introduce yourself and others, and use the correct possessive pronouns - my, his, her, our, your and their. 

2. Saying Where People Are

Learn the prepositions for saying where people are and use the present continuous tense for actions in progress.

3. Describing People

Learn to describe people positively and negatively, and use regular and irregular comparatives and superlatives.

4. Asking Questions

Learn to ask for information, recognize rhetorical questions and use closed, open and statement questions to get quality answers.

 5. Saying What’s Needed

Learn to talk about what’s needed and how to use modal verbs such as have to, should and must.

 6. Giving Reasons

Learn to give reasons using because and talk about past actions using irregular forms of the simple past tense.

 7. Describing Feelings

Learn to express positive and negative feelings, and talk about habitual actions and events using the simple present tense.

 8. Making Suggestions

Learn to make suggestions and talk about future plans using going to.

 9. Talking about Rules

Learn to understand and explain rules and use appropriate adverbs and quantifiers to talk about degree and frequency.

 10. Communicating Feedback

Learn to give and receive feedback and talk about what has happened using the present perfect tense.

 11. Complaining and Criticizing

Learn to recognize and express criticism and complaints and use the present perfect tense with periods of time.

 12. Clarifying and Explaining

Learn to explain and clarify situations and ideas and use gerunds as the subject of the sentence.

 13. Agreeing and Disagreeing

Learn to agree or disagree appropriately and use the first conditional to express possibilities.

 14. Discussing Responsibilities

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

 15. Giving Warnings

Learn to understand and give warnings and use imperatives without sounding offensive.

 16. Expressing Ideas and Attitudes

Understand and discuss ideas and attitudes and improve your fluency using coordinating conjunctions - and, so and but.

 17. Apologizing

Learn to apologize appropriately and identify verbs that take the infinitive –want, seem, attempt, demand, expect, like and love.

 18. Encouraging Others

Learn ways to encourage others and check understanding using the correct question tags.

 19. Comparing and Contrasting

Learn to compare and contrast people and situations and use what as the subject of the sentence rather than as a question.

 20. Considering Options

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

 

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