Clarifying and Explaining - English at Work

Clarifying and Explaining - English at Work

Seven Dimensions
Updated Mar 01, 2019

Learn to explain and clarify situations and ideas and use gerunds as the subject of the sentence.

Key Learning points

    Clarifying information; explaining plans; clarifying meanings and concepts; giving reasons; explaining language problems; debating issues and facts.
    Gerunds as Subjects - Giving advice; Giving reasons; Giving a warning; Explaining the meaning; Stating 'facts'.
    Kill two birds with one stone; Blow off steam; Break the bad news; Down the drain; The writing is on the wall;  Turn it around.
    beverage; texting; hazardous; graffiti; inevitable; negotiation; environment; long-winded.
    The Sound of V.

This video is part of the English at Work Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash, linguistics expert Dr Fran Byrnes, features comedienne Erin Brown and Emmy-award winning Kim Estes.

The Cutting Edge English at Work Series promotes communication and language competence by building the desire and motivation to learn and the confidence to try. Confidence in learning and using English leads to successful communication.

There are now 60 graded English Language learning programs. All English programs are built on established language learning principles and methodology. At the same time, great characters in comic situations help students (and teachers) have fun as they learn. They engage learners through amusing situations, entertaining characters, interesting conversations with real language, fun storylines and high quality production with practical activities.