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

20 FUN ESL VIDEOS Shot on location in USA
Learn English as it is REALLY spoken! Language and instructional design by linguistics expert Dr. Fran Byrnes and Psychologist Eve Ash. 

These 20 groundbreaking programs engage learners through:
•  amusing situations and entertaining characters
•  interesting conversations with authentic language
•  strong storylines and high quality production
•  practical graded activities to build confidence.

Key Learning Points

Language Functions - Complaining and Criticizing - resigned criticism, unfriendly criticism, personal criticism and detailed complaints.

Grammar - Present Perfect Tense - Periods of Time For, In and Since.

IdiomsOut of line; Right off the bat; Dump on someone; Bring nothing to the table; Drive someone up the wall; Tear someone to shreds; For ages.

Vocabulary - obviously; organized; complaints; lanyard; overheard; appalled; accountability; wishy washy.

Pronunciation - The Sund of SH.

This is available as part of

Cutting Edge English At Work Series
These 20 groundbreaking 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.   20 FU... read more
Communication Skills
Diversity / Respect
English Language Learning
Feedback / Coaching
Release Date
Jan 1, 2013
Video Running Time (minutes)
Seven Dimensions
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Leaders Workbook
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