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English at Work 17 – Apologizing is an entertaining course that explains how to apologize appropriately and identify verbs that take the infinitive – want, seem, attempt, demand, expect, like and love. 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 - Apologizing - Apologizing for actions; On the spot apology; Indirect apology; Fake sorry; Asking for an apology; Detailed apology
  • Master simple grammar lessons – Verbs that Take Infinitives - want; seem; attempt; demand; expect; like/love
  • Master everyday idioms – Neck and neck; Get up on the wrong side of the bed; Turn a blind eye; Let it slide; Break even
  • Build vocabulary – annual report; nickname; abruptly; peace offering; response, logical
  • Learn and practice pronunciation – Rhyming - Hey/Sanjay; bland/grand; never/ever; dark/spark

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