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English at Work 06 – Giving Reasons is an entertaining course that explains how to give reasons using because and talk about past actions using irregular forms of the simple past tense. 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 - Giving Reasons - where and why; what should be done; feelings; opinions
  • Master simple grammar lessons – Irregular Past Tense - drive/drove; choose/chose; tell/told; find/found; write/wrote; give/gave; am/was; go/went; get/got; say/said; keep/kept; let/let; see/saw; take/took; send/sent; tell/told; think/thought; steal/stole
  • Master everyday idioms – Your guess is as good as mine; Vanished into thin air; Make a beeline; Zero in; Pick up the tab; Talk shop; Cut to the chase
  • Build vocabulary – train wreck; patience; jargon; work-oriented; appropriate; winner; supportive; reminder; no/know
  • Learn and practice pronunciation – Short Forms - Cos = Because

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