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This program explores the language for not understanding and askingfor help. It introduces how to express being sure or unsure, simplewords, expressions and tips and a practice section.

Introduction: Carol, Barney, Steve and Serena introduce the program.
Chatting: What to say when you don't understand. People chat about things they don't know - I don't know what; I don't know where; I don't know why.
Language and grammar: Sure and Unsure. Yes / No; Maybe
New words: Really! Sure! Sure thing
Funny things we say: Of two minds | Keep your cool | Sort of | You never know
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.

Interactive eLearning course

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 15 – I don't know is a highly interactive course covering the language for not understanding and asking for help. It introduces how to express being sure or unsure, 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 15 – I don't know 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 what to say when you don't understand or don't know – I don't know what, I don't know where, I don't know why
  • Learn simple grammar – What do you do? What does he/she do? What do they do?
  • Build vocabulary word by word – Really! Sure! Sure thing!
  • Learn to confidently use everyday expressions: Of two minds | Keep your cool | Sort of | You never know
  • 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)
15:00
Course Length (minutes)
45
Producer
Seven Dimensions
Course ID
SE15

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