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English at Work 03 - Describing People is an entertaining course that explains how to describe people positively and negatively, and use regular and irregular comparatives and superlatives. The course covers grammar, idioms, vocabulary and pronunciation and is ideal for workplace learners who already have basic skills in English. It 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.

Key Learning Points
  • Learn language functions - Describing People - Examples of positive descriptions and negative descriptions
  • Master simple grammar lessons – Comparatives and Superlatives - regular (-er; more; -est; the most) and irregular (bad/worse/worst; good/better/best)
  • Master everyday idioms – A snake in the grass; Look up to someone; A downer; Rub someone the wrong way
  • Build vocabulary –  cool; sympathetic; kind; pessimistic; rude; awesome; creative
  • Learn and practice pronunciation – Rhythm - example for good/better/best

Interactive eLearning course

This video program is also available as a short stimulating eLearning course with interactive learning modules, recap activities, inline video and quiz assessments, designed to engage learners and build skills.

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Categories
English Language Learning
Training / Learning
Video Running Time (minutes)
15:00
Course Length (minutes)
50
Producer
Seven Dimensions
Course ID
CECEAW03

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Leaders Workbook
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