Category Archives: English at Work (BBC Learning English)

English at University | Episode 5 – Registration – BBC Learning English (Oct 10, 2016)

Learning English Mary’s met her new roommate Abi and is settling in to university life. Before her lectures finally begin there’s some ‘admin’ to do but first she needs to know what ‘admin’ is and how to do it.

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Overtime | English at Work – BBC Learning English (Sep 14, 2016)

Learning English Someone’s been working very long hours at Tip Top Trading. Anna is burning the candle at both ends – in other words she’s working from early until late preparing for the launch of their latest product – the … Continue reading

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The brainstorm (Language for disagreeing) | English at Work – BBC Learning English (Sep 07, 2016)

Learning English Tom, Anna and Denise get together to share their ideas about Tip Top Trading’s upcoming launch, but they can’t agree on things! Anna’s ideas are met with some negative comments and she has to learn how to disagree … Continue reading

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Language for checking information | English at Work – BBC Learning English (Aug 31, 2016)

Learning English Anna’s checking up on some orders today. As a result of some embarrassing mistakes in deliveries, Tip Top Trading’s big boss in America has ordered a re-check of every order this month. Let’s hear how she checks on … Continue reading

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Learn useful language for giving praise | English at Work – BBC Learning English (Aug 24, 2016)

Learning English The boss isn’t happy with Tom! But Anna is told ‘Well done!’ Find out what words he uses to give Anna the praise she deserves… This episode explores language for giving praise. Phrases from the programme: Well done. … Continue reading

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