This program covers a range of activities we do every day at home. It introduces can/can't, simple words, expressions and tips and apractice section.
Introduction: Carol, Barney, Steve and Serena introduce the program.
Chatting: People talk about chores at home - doing the laundry, doing the vacuuming, folding the laundry.
Language and grammar: Can / Can't. What you are able to do - or not do.
New words: Ironing I Sheets
Funny things we say: Make the bed | Know how to | Good at
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.
Simple English 17 – Doing things is a highly interactive course covering a range of activities we do every day at home. It introduces can/can't, 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 17 – Doing things 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.
- Build confidence with conversational English
- Learn how to talk about chores at home – doing the laundry, doing the vacuuming, folding the laundry
- Learn simple grammar – Can / Can’t. What you are able to do – or not do
- Build vocabulary word by word – Ironing I Sheets
- Learn to confidently use everyday expressions: I Make the bed | Know how to | Good at
- Practice speaking by listening to and repeating selected clips
- Listen to encouragement and suggestions to help build confidence learning English
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