Tag 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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Apologising | English at Work – BBC Learning English (Aug 17, 2016)

Learning English Mr Lime is not happy. He ordered grapefruit from Tip Top Trading, but he got pineapples. Time to say sorry! Anna has to apologise and sort everything out. How embarrassing! This episode explores language for apologising. Phrases from … Continue reading

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Learn how to offer people help (English at Work) – BBC Learning English (Aug 10, 2016)

Learning English It’s chaos at Tip Top Trading. Tom is in a panic and needs help! He has arranged more meetings than he can cope with and is going to have to face some unhappy clients. Anna decides to step … Continue reading

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Polite requests (English at Work) – BBC Learning English (Aug 03, 2016)

Learning English Anna is still getting used to how things work in her new job. She turns to her colleagues to ask for help, but upsets Denise by sounding too bossy. This episode explores language you can use to make … Continue reading

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Doing lunch (English At Work) – BBC Learning English (July 27, 2016)

Learning English Anna is determined to be friendly with her new colleagues and to make a good impression. Unfortunately, a slight misunderstanding leads her to make an embarrassing mistake. This episode explores expressions you can use to introduce yourself and … Continue reading

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The Crisis (English At Work) – BBC Learning English (July 20, 2016)

Learning English Denise explains why she’s in such a state of panic and Paul is not pleased. Will Anna be able to help resolve the crisis? This episode explores language for making suggestions. Phrases from the programme: Can I make … Continue reading

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