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This program covers language for relaxation time on the weekend. Itintroduces the future tense will and going to, simple words,expressions and tips and a practice section.

In this program covers language for relaxation time on the weekend.

Introduction: Carol, Barney, Steve and Serena introduce the program.
Chatting: People talk about what they do on theweekend - relaxing; doing exercise; staying at home; shopping and working.
Language and grammar: Future tense using will Future tense using going to
New words: 
Days of the week  I  A long weekend.
Funny things we say: On- for days of the week  |  Sparetime  |  About to
Listen and repeat: Clips selected from this video, followed by areal time gap to repeat what you hear.
Tips: Carlos (from Mexico) and Tammy (from China) share their experiences about learning English, and give some tips.

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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.

eLearning description

Simple English 11 – The weekend is a highly interactive course covering the language for relaxation time on the weekend. It introduces the future tense will and going to, simple words, expressions and tips, learning activities and a quiz. A practice section, Listen and Repeat, includes clips from the videos, followed by real time gaps to repeat what you hear.

Simple English 11 – The weekend is part of the Cutting Edge Simple English Series with great characters in realistic situations. Learners will enjoy practical activities that are useful at work and in life.

Learning objectives

  • Build confidence with conversational English
  • Learn how to talk about what you do on the weekend – relaxing, doing exercise, staying at home, shopping and working
  • Learn simple grammar – Future tense using will … Future tense using going to
  • Build vocabulary word by word – Days of the week  I  A long weekend
  • Learn to confidently use everyday expressions: 'On’ for days of the week  |  Spare time  |  About to
  • Practice speaking by listening to and repeating selected clips
  • Listen to encouragement and suggestions to help build confidence learning English

 

This is available as part of

Simple English Series - 20 program set
The Cutting Edge Simple English Series packagewas designed by psychologist Eve Ash, linguistics expert Dr Fran Byrnesand features comedienne Erin Brown and a team of talented performersfrom the Cutting Communication Comedy Series.  It comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology,lin... read more
DVD style course with completion certificate only
Categories
Communication Skills
English Language Learning
Release Date
Jan 1, 2015
Video Running Time (minutes)
17:00
Course Length (minutes)
45
Producer
Seven Dimensions
Course ID
SE11

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