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This program covers language for relaxing with friends. It introduces offering and asking politely, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.

Introduction: Carol, Barney, Steve and Serena introduce the program.
Chatting: People invite friends over, have a BBQ, eat lunch, talk about what's new and talk about going to a movie.
Language and grammar: Offering and asking politely
New words: Perfect I Ready I Lamb chops
Funny things we say: You can say that again | On the samewavelength | Go for it! | One in a million | Stay in touch
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 18 – Fun with friends is a highly interactive course covering language for relaxing with friends. It introduces offering and asking politely, 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 18 – Fun with friends 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 invite friends over, chat at a BBQ, or over a meal, talk about what’s new and talk about going to a movie
  • Learn simple grammar – Offering and asking politely
  • Build vocabulary word by word – Perfect I Ready I Lamb chops
  • Learn to confidently use everyday expressions: You can say that again | On the same wavelength | Go for it! | One in a million | Stay in touch
  • 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)
18:00
Course Length (minutes)
45
Producer
Seven Dimensions
Course ID
SE18

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