Cutting Edge English at Work Series

Communication & Influencing

These 20 groundbreaking videos combine psychology, linguistics and instructional design, and engage learners through:
• amusing situations
• entertaining characters
• interesting conversations
• authentic language
• strong storylines
• high quality production
• practical graded activities.

20 fun ESL videos shot on location in USA
For self-study or group ESL lessons at work, school, college or university.
Have fun learning English as it is REALLY spoken! Language and instructional design by linguistics expert Dr. Fran Byrnes and Psychologist Eve Ash.
Each video has five sections:
Language Functions
Explores how we do things with language such as apologizing, agreeing, comparing, giving reasons, explaining, asking etc.
Looks at key elements of grammar and syntax, such as: tenses, comparatives, modals, questions, gerunds, conditionals and more.
Explains common idiomatic expressions that non-English speakers often find confusing.
Helps increase word knowledge by highlighting challenging vocabulary in everyday conversations.
Provides help with English sounds and rhythms for those new to the language.

Titles of the DVD's:  
1) Greeting and Introducing
2) Saying Where People Are
3) Describing People
4) Asking Questions
5) Saying What's Needed
6) Giving Reasons
7) Describing Feelings
8) Making Suggestions
9) Talking About Rules
10) Communicating Feedback
11) Complaining and Criticizing 
12) Clarifying and Explaining
13) Agreeing and Disagreeing
14) Discussing Responsibility
15) Giving Warnings
16) Expressing Ideas and Attitudes
17) Apologizing
18) Encouraging Others
19) Comparing and Contrasting
20) Considering Options

Recommended Audiences:
All staff, Managers
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