In Company

In Company Elementary Practice Online

In Company Elementary

ISBN 9780230725270

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This course accompanies 'In Company Elementary'. It corresponds to CEFR level A2 and Cambridge ESOL KET. There are 20 Syllabus Items, each matching a Student's Book unit. Within each Syllabus Item, resources are grouped into two categories - 'Topic Focus' and 'Grammar Focus'.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • train in language skills that are immediately transferable to your workplace
  • understand the language of practical business tasks and contexts
  • draw on personal experiences at work
  • improve presentation skills

Key features

  • includes over 170 resources covering grammar, vocabulary, listening, pronunciation and writing
  • uses a variety of real-life business contexts such as sharing information, survival skills for business travel, dealing with work related issues and connecting with people
  • integrates language learning and grammar with topical issues relevant to professional life
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Syllabus details

  1. 1 Who are you? - Information
    1. Meeting people
    2. Small talk
    3. Conference introductions
    4. School open day
    5. Who are you?
    6. What time do you arrive?
    7. Letters and numbers
    8. Numbers and prices
    9. Word stress patterns
    10. Subject pronouns
    11. Is this your bag?
    12. First day in the office
  2. 2 I'm on the train - Connecting
    1. Making a phone call
    2. Present simple
    3. Present simple
    4. The taxi driver
    5. Good for the environment
    6. Present simple: affirmative
    7. Present simple: negative
    8. Present simple: interrogative
    9. Present simple: spelling
  3. 3 Daily routine - Information
    1. My job
    2. Daily routine
    3. School mornings
    4. What does Mrs Bari do?
    5. Question formation
    6. Market research
    7. Adverbs of frequency: never to always
    8. Adverbs of frequency: word order
    9. Working in Bristol
    10. Mr Gonzales starts work at 9 am.
    11. Pret a Porter
    12. What do you do in your job?
  4. 4 Correspondence - Connecting
    1. You've got mail
    2. You have ten messages
    3. Company and customer
    4. Interview with a TV director
    5. Modern communication
    6. Finding the opposite
    7. Opposites
  5. 5 Eating out - Survival
    1. Eating out
    2. Restaurants and eating out
    3. What's on the menu?
    4. Booking a restaurant
  6. 6 Conference centres - Information
    1. This year's conference
    2. Conference facilities
    3. Beach life
    4. There is/are: affirmative
    5. There is/are: negative
    6. There is/are: interrogative
    7. Have we got everything?
    8. Come to the zoo
    9. Have got: present simple affirmative
    10. Have got: present simple negative
    11. Have got: present simple interrogative
  7. 7 Sell yourself - Issues
    1. Interview questions
    2. Vowel sounds
    3. Can you do this?
    4. Robot Rescue Dog
    5. Computer classes
    6. Signs
    7. Ability: can
    8. Permission: can, may
    9. Trolley Holiday
    10. Heathrow Airport
  8. 8 Crime and coffee - Information
    1. What does your company do?
    2. The New York Stock Exchange
    3. Were you ill?
    4. Questions and short answers with was and were
    5. Past simple
    6. Tell me about your weekend
    7. Questions in the past simple
    8. Past simple regular: affirmative
    9. Past simple regular: spelling
    10. Past simple regular: negative
    11. Past simple regular: interrogative
  9. 9 A good day - Information
    1. A busy day at work
    2. Past simple
    3. Where did you go?
    4. What's the question?
    5. Past simple irregular: use
    6. Past simple irregular verbs: A-D
    7. Past simple irregular verbs: E-K
    8. Past simple irregular verbs: L-R
    9. Past simple irregular verbs: S-Z
    10. Taking a flight?
    11. Travel language
  10. 10 Hotels - Survival
    1. Checking in at the Riverside Hotel
    2. Hotel check-in
    3. At The Royal Hotel
    4. When in Rome ...
    5. Breakfast all over the world
    6. Reserving a hotel room
    7. Complaining about a product
  11. 11 Carry-on travel - Information
    1. A business trip
    2. In the sports shop
    3. In the post office
    4. My favourite clothes
    5. Clothes
    6. Countable v uncountable nouns: definition and contrast
    7. Uncountable nouns: other
    8. Choosing countable or uncountable nouns
    9. Quantifiers
    10. A, some, any
    11. Patsy and Bob go camping
    12. Skater Waiter
  12. 12 The weather - Information
    1. Weather
    2. The weather where you are
    3. Poker Game
    4. Spot the difference
    5. Ask the pilot
    6. Comparative and superlative adjectives
    7. Comparative adjectives: + -er
    8. Comparative adjectives: more + adjective
    9. Comparative adjectives: irregular comparatives
    10. Superlative adjectives: + -est, spelling
    11. Superlative adjectives: the most + adjective
    12. Superlative adjectives: irregular superlatives
    13. Compound nouns
  13. 13 Getting there - Issues
    1. How do you get to work?
    2. Travelling by public transport
    3. Travelling in the UK
    4. Prepositions of movement 1
    5. Prepositions of place and movement
    6. At or to?
  14. 14 Trends - Information
    1. The dress code
    2. Present continuous
    3. Present simple and present continuous
    4. Healthy eating
    5. My new job
    6. Robot Wars
    7. Present continuous: affirmative
    8. Present continuous: negative
    9. Present continuous: interrogative
    10. Present continuous: spelling
    11. Present continuous: use
    12. Present simple v continuous
  15. 15 The journey from hell - Survival
    1. Holiday in Florida
    2. Travelling for work
    3. Travelling tales
  16. 16 Throwing a sickie - Issues
    1. Feeling ill
    2. Booking a holiday
    3. What's happening?
    4. Plans
    5. Future with going to: affirmative
    6. Future with going to: negative
    7. Future with going to: interrogative
    8. Wh- questions: subject
    9. Wh- questions: object
  17. 17 Changing times - Information
    1. Business news headlines
    2. In the news
    3. Rutland football stadium
    4. Product presentation
    5. Running your own business
    6. The worst job
    7. A day at the office
    8. Present perfect: affirmative
    9. Present perfect: negative
    10. Present perfect: interrogative
    11. Past simple v present perfect
  18. 18 It won't work - Issues
    1. A future quiz
    2. Learning English
    3. Future questions with will
    4. Future with will/won't: affirmative
    5. Future with will/won't: negative
    6. Future with will/won't: interrogative
    7. Adjectives from nouns
    8. Verbs and nouns
  19. 19 Who's calling? - Connecting
    1. Can I leave a message?
    2. On the phone
    3. Phone responses
    4. Leaving a telephone message
    5. Health farm promises
    6. Say v tell: differences and uses
    7. Escape from the Haunted Castle
  20. 20 Business emails - Connecting
    1. Conference email
    2. An email to a colleague
    3. Prefixes
    4. Adjective prefixes (un-, im-, in-, ir-)
    5. Opposites
    6. Dear Mr Bradshaw
    7. Punctuation 1
    8. Punctuation 3
    9. Arranging an interview
    10. Interview rejection letter