Complaining and Criticizing - English at Work

Complaining and Criticizing - English at Work

Seven Dimensions
Updated Mar 01, 2019

Learn to recognize and express criticism and complaints and use the present perfect tense with periods of time.

Key Learning points

    Resigned criticism, unfriendly criticism, personal criticism and detailed complaints.
    Present Perfect Tense - Periods of Time - For, In and Since.
    Out of line; Right off the bat; Dump on someone; Bring nothing to the table; Drive someone up the wall; Tear someone to shreds; For ages.
    obviously; organized; complaints; lanyard; overheard; appalled; accountability; wishy washy.
    The Sund of SH.

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.

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