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This ground-breaking Cutting Edge Basic English Series designed by psychologist Eve Ash and ESL expert Dr Fran Byrnes, can be used in a wide range of language learning situations, in classrooms and for self-study. The series can be used for learners prior to using the popular Cutting Edge English at Work Series.
All Cutting Edge 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 authentic language
- strong storylines and high quality production
- practical graded activities.
This series builds on the successful Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series, created by Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown.
Each program has six sections:
- Language functions
A practical opening to each program showing how we do things withlanguage such as meeting, informing, asking, thanking, comparing etc.
A simple introduction to basic English grammar with examples of how itis used.
Explains common phrases and expressions that non-English speakers canuse in their speech.
Word knowledge is developed through highlighting key words in everydaylanguage.
Encouragement and suggestions will help new learners build confidencein speaking English.
- Speaking practice
Examples are provided that recap the program and provide opportunitiesto practice.
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