BUSINESS

Everyday work

  • Agreeing and disagreeing in meetings

  • Apologizing
  • Arranging a business trip
  • Inquiring about a job
  • Interrupting politely
  • Making a complaint
  • Making appointments
  • Making yourself clear
  • My working day
  • Offering a customer assistance
  • Office equipment

Jobs

  • Jobs and careers

  • Motivating people

  • Various occupations

Management

  • Being a good project manager

  • Being a responsible manager

Meetings

  • Answering questions in a presentation

  • Making speeches

  • Negotiating

Using the land

  • Mining and metals

Business success

  • Floating a company

Commuting

  • Travel problems

E-commerce

  • Online shopping

  • Office jobs
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Requesting information
  • Welcoming and introducing visitors

Interviews

  • Job interviews

Offices

  • Operating office equipment

  • Working in an office

Sales and marketing

  • Making the sale

  • Sales activities

The global economy

  • Culture and business

  • International trade

  • Video and teleconferencing

The web

  • Social networking and your business

EVERYDAY LIFE

Clothing

  • Clothing and fashion

Eating

  • Cooking

  • Describing a meal

  • Eating at a restaurant

  • Ordering at a fast food restaurant

Equipment

  • Essential gadgets

  • Time-saving equipment

Money

  • Saving for the future

  • Success in business

Routines

  • A typical day

Shopping

  • At the supermarket

  • Designer shopping
  • Shopping

Technology

  • Text messaging

Food

  • The weekly shopping trip

Health

  • Describing minor illnesses

  • Health problems

  • Parts of the body

Housing

  • Renting an apartment

Jobs

  • Losing your job

 

 

 

 

 

LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT

Gardening

  • Growing plants

Leisure time

  • Enjoying the weekend

  • Free time activities

  • Online gaming

  • Work-life balance

Movies and plays

  • Automated inquiries

  • At the movie theater/p>

  • Talking about a movie

Sports

  • Playing soccer

  • Playing sports

Television

  • Game shows

  • Operating a TV set

The web

  • Social networking: protecting yourself

NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Ecology

  • Pollution and environmental problems

Exploration

  • Man and the elements

Farming

  • Making a living from the land

Landscape

  • Natural disasters and consequences

  • Transforming the land

Science

  • Gene technology

Weather

  • Weather in New York

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Character

  • Describing co-workers

Complaining

  • Complaining about a service

Experiences

  • Closing the generation gap

Family and friends

  • Family trees

  • Making friends

  • The extended family

Neighbors

  • Living with the neighbors

Romance

  • Breaking up

Social arrangements

  • Changing arrangements

  • Planning to go out

SOCIETY

Education

  • College education

  • Why e-learning is good

Experiences

  • Unsung heroes

Law and order

  • Criminal sentencing and prisons

  • The courtroom

Media

  • Celebrity and the press

  • War and peace

Politics

  • Local politics

  • Politics and elections

Study abroad

  • Fitting into a new culture

  • Getting help from a counselor
  • Homestay: Living with a family
  • Keeping safe

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

Survival English

  • Asking for and giving recommendations

  • Asking for tourist information

  • At passport control
  • At the bank
  • At the doctors’ office
  • At the post office
  • Booking an ecotour
  • Changing a flight reservation
  • Checking in at your hotel
  • Checking in for a flight
  • Complaining about your meal
  • Getting to your hotel
  • Losing your baggage
  • Ordering a meal in a restaurant

Directions

  • Directing someone around town

  • Global Position Systems (GPS)

Transportation

  • Airport announcements

  • Airport facilities

  • Buying a train ticket

  • Using transportation

  • When it all goes wrong

Traveling

  • Memorable flights

  • Doing it in style

Vacations

  • Hotel reservations

  • How to enjoy a trip

  • Sightseeing spots