In Company

In Company Second Edition Elementary Practice Online

In Company Second Edition Elementary

ISBN 9780230761926

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This course accompanies In Company Second Edition Elementary. It corresponds to CEFR level A2 and Cambridge ESOL KET. There are 20 syllabus items, each matching a student's book unit, and an additional syllabus item containing video activities. Within each syllabus item, resources are grouped into three categories - Topic Focus and Grammar Focus.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • train in language skills that are immediately transferable to the workplace 
  • contextualise key target language 
  • understand grammar through practical business contexts 
  • draw on personal experiences at work 
  • improve presentation skills

Key features

  • includes over 190 resources covering grammar, vocabulary, listening, pronunciation and writing
  • uses a variety of real-life business contexts such as professional introductions, work related travel, telephone etiquette and conversing with colleagues
  • includes video activities covering functional language for business situations
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Syllabus details

  1. 1 Who are you?
    1. Numbers and prices
    2. Letters and numbers
    3. Word stress patterns
    4. Where are they from?
    5. What language do they speak?
    6. Conference introductions
    7. First day in the office
    8. Is this your bag?
    9. Meeting people
    10. Small talk
    11. Who are you?
    12. Possessive adjectives
  2. 2 I'm on the train
    1. Who's speaking?
    2. Mobile phone numbers
    3. Present simple: use
    4. Present simple: negative
    5. Present simple: affirmative
    6. Present simple: interrogative
    7. Present simple
    8. A typical week
    9. Everyday activities
    10. Can I leave a message?
    11. Present simple: spelling
    12. Present simple
  3. 3 Daily routine
    1. School mornings
    2. My job
    3. What do you do in your job?
    4. Working in Bristol
    5. What do you do?
    6. Mr Gonzales starts work at 9 am.
    7. What does Mrs Bari do?
    8. Market research
    9. Daily routine
    10. Question formation
    11. Adverbs of frequency: word order
    12. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
  4. 4 Eating out
    1. Restaurants and eating out
    2. Booking a restaurant
    3. A working lunch
    4. I love pizza
    5. Contracted speech
    6. Eating out
    7. What's on the menu?
  5. 5 The conference
    1. Conference email
    2. This year's conference
    3. International business conference
    4. There is, there are
    5. There is/are: affirmative
    6. There is/are: interrogative
    7. There is/are: negative
    8. Have got: present simple interrogative
    9. Have got: present simple affirmative
    10. Have got: present simple negative
    11. Socializing
    12. Conference facilities
  6. 6 Can you or can't you?
    1. Interview questions
    2. Job descriptions
    3. What do you do?
    4. Jobs
    5. Dear Mr Bradshaw
    6. Vowel sounds
    7. Signs
    8. Can you do this?
    9. Can for ability
    10. Ability: can
  7. 7 Franchises
    1. What does your company do?
    2. Be: past simple affirmative
    3. Be: past simple negative
    4. Be: past simple interrogative
    5. Were you ill?
    6. The New York Stock Exchange
    7. Regular verb endings
    8. Questions and short answers with was and were
    9. Past simple regular: interrogative
    10. Past simple regular: affirmative
    11. Past simple regular: negative
    12. Past simple regular: use
    13. Questions in the past simple
  8. 8 Hotels
    1. At The Royal Hotel
    2. Breakfast all over the world
    3. Reserving a hotel room
    4. Complaining about a product
    5. Somewhere to stay
    6. Not good enough
    7. Where's my order?
    8. Checking in at the Riverside Hotel
    9. Hotel check-in
    10. When in Rome ...
  9. 9 A good day?
    1. Travel language
    2. Travelling for work
    3. Taking a holiday
    4. Past simple irregular: interrogative
    5. Past simple irregular: negative
    6. Past simple irregular: affirmative
    7. Hotel check-in
    8. Past simple irregular: use
    9. Past simple
    10. Past simple
  10. 10 Carry-on travel
    1. In the sports shop
    2. In the post office
    3. Patsy and Bob go camping
    4. Skater Waiter
    5. A business trip
    6. Countable v uncountable nouns: definition and contrast
    7. Some, any, no, a/an
    8. Clothes
    9. My favourite clothes
    10. Quantifiers
    11. Choosing countable or uncountable nouns
    12. A, some, any
  11. 11 The weather
    1. Weather
    2. The weather where you are
    3. Poker Game
    4. Comparative adjectives: irregular comparatives
    5. What's the weather like?
    6. Spot the difference
    7. Ask the pilot
    8. Comparative and superlative adjectives
    9. Comparative adjectives: + -er
    10. Comparative adjectives: more + adjective
    11. Superlative adjectives: + -est, spelling
    12. Superlative adjectives: the most + adjective
    13. Superlative adjectives: irregular superlatives
    14. Compounds: nouns
  12. 12 Car hire
    1. The parts of a car
    2. Office equipment
    3. Office furniture
    4. Describing an office
  13. 13 Getting there
    1. How do you get to work?
    2. Travelling in the UK
    3. Travelling by public transport
    4. Collocations
    5. Opposites
    6. Finding the opposite
    7. Prepositions of place and movement
  14. 14 Trends
    1. I don't like the colour!
    2. Healthy eating
    3. Present continuous: use
    4. Present continuous v present simple
    5. The dress code
    6. Robot Wars
    7. Present continuous: affirmative
    8. Present continuous: interrogative
    9. Present continuous: negative
    10. Present continuous: spelling
    11. Present simple v continuous
    12. Present continuous
    13. Present simple v present continuous
  15. 15 Work and health
    1. Future with going to: negative
    2. Future with going to: interrogative
    3. Wh- questions: subject
    4. Wh- questions: object
    5. Feeling ill
    6. Future with going to: affirmative
    7. Plans
  16. 16 Air travel
    1. Heathrow Airport
    2. Taking a flight?
    3. Have we got everything?
    4. Travelling by plane
    5. Prepare for take-off
  17. 17 Achievement and change
    1. Rutland football stadium
    2. Business news headlines
    3. The world of business
    4. Product presentation
    5. Present perfect: negative
    6. Present perfect: affirmative
    7. Present perfect: interrogative
    8. In the news
    9. Past simple v present perfect
  18. 18 It won't work
    1. Adjectives from nouns
    2. Learning English
    3. Future with will/won't: use
    4. Future with will/won't: affirmative
    5. Future with will/won't: interrogative
    6. Future with will/won't: negative
    7. Modifiers: use of so, such, too, enough, quite
    8. A future quiz
    9. Future questions with will
    10. Verbs and nouns
  19. 19 Who's calling?
    1. On the phone
    2. Phone responses
    3. Leaving a telephone message
    4. Can I leave a message?
    5. Give me a call
    6. Health farm promises
    7. Say v tell: differences and uses
  20. 20 Accidents will happen
    1. Health and safety
    2. Health problems
    3. Parts of the body
    4. Parts of the body
  21. 21 In Company contexts: video activities
    1. Video 1: Do you enjoy your job?
    2. Video 1: Why are you applying for the job?