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English at Work 09 – Talking About Rules is an entertaining course that explains how to understand and explain rules and how to use appropriate adverbs and quantifiers to talk about degree and frequency. 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 - Talking About Rules - It's illegal; Protocol and ground rules; Policy guidelines and office rules; Not following the rules
  • Master simple grammar lessons – Adverbs and Qualifiers - Degree: a little/a little bit; a lot; no so/very; pretty/rather; quite/really/super; complete/full; extremely/totally; absolutely. Frequency: sometimes/not often; a lot/frequently; usually; always/never; completely/constantly
  • Master everyday idioms – Put your foot down; Doesn't cut it; Out of a job; Get away with something
  • Build vocabulary – policy guidelines; protocol; handbook; ground rules; unacceptable; allowed; illegal
  • Learn and practice pronunciation – The Sound of L

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