Day By Day: English For Employment Communication

Series
Pearson
Author
Steven J. Molinsky / Bill Bliss  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
128
Pub.-date
June 1994
ISBN13
9780133282382
ISBN
0133282384


Product detail

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9780133282382
Day By Day: English For Employment Communication
31.20 approx. 7-9 days

Description

Day by Day offers beginning learners of English a comprehensive introduction to general workplace communication. This innovative text is adapted from the employment chapters of the authors' ExpressWays English Program.

Features

  • The Day by Day Curriculum:
    • Getting a Job-Applying for a job, describing personal background, identifying occupations, job responsibilities, wages and hours, making interview appoints, stating skills, and qualifications.
    • On the Job-Apologizing and giving explanations; asking for feedback, assistance, clarification or permission; employee rights; giving and following a demonstrations or instructions; job-related injuries; locating objects, people, and places on the job; making conversation and suggestions, performance evaluations, and more.
  • Also includes Word-by-Word and Side-by-Side correlation key.

Table of Contents

Unit One          Getting a Job

            Responding to “Help Wanted” Signs

            Calling for an Interview

            Telling About Your Skills and Qualifications

            Expressing Confidence and Self-Esteem

            Describing Previous Employment

            Asking About Job Responsibilities

Asking About the Work Schedule and the Salary

            Describing Your Background and Interests

 

Unit Two          New on the Job

            Locating Places on the Job

            Describing and Locating People on the Job

            One-Step Instructions

            Multi-Step Instructions

            Asking for Feedback

            Being Corrected

            Safety at Work

            Accomplishing Tasks

 

Unit Three       Small Talk

            Discussing Weekend Plans

            Discussing Past Weekend Activities

Talking About Leisure Activities

            Talking About Movies, Music, TV, and Sports

 

Unit Four         Communication with Co-Workers and Supervisors

            Requests

            Obligations

            Offering to Help

            Apologizing and Admitting Mistakes

Apologizing and Explaining

            Interrupting

            Asking Permission

            Asking for a Day Off

 

Unit Five          Job Performance

            Asking for Feedback

            Being Corrected

            Compliments

            Giving Advice

            Safety Warnings

            Accidents and Injuries

            Requests

            Employee Rights

            Suggestions

 

Unit Six            More Small Talk

            Telling Good News and Bad News

            Rumors and News on the Job

            Compliments

            Talking About TV Shows

            Talking About Recreational Activities

            Discussing Plans for Days Off, Weekends, and Vacations

 

Glossary

Scripts for Listening Exercises

Word by Word/Side by Side Correlation Key

Irregular Verbs

Back Cover

This comprehensive introduction to general workplace communication helps students learn the language they need to obtain employment and communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.
Also includes a Word-by-Word/ Side-by-Side correlation key.