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Simple English at Work Part 1

Video Description

The Cutting Edge Simple English At Work Series package was designed by psychologist Eve Ash, English language advisor Dr Fran Byrnes and features comedienne Erin Brown and a team of talented performers from the Cutting Communication Comedy Series.

It comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology, linguistics and instructional design to engage learners of English. Each video includes tips and encouragers for new learners, simple chatting examples of language in use, grammar and language rules, words and expressions and opportunities for learners to copy examples in real time.


  1. Hello
  2. Numbers
  3. Can you spell that?
  4. About us
  5. Where is it?
  6. When?
  7. How much? How many?
  8. Meal time
  9. Work
  10. At the market


  1. The weekend
  2. At home
  3. Vacation time
  4. Online
  5. I don’t know
  6. I love it
  7. Doing things
  8. Fun with friends
  9. Are you OK?
  10. Emergency!

Each Program has 7 sections:

  1. Introduction: A warm introduction to the topic.
  2. Chatting: Simple conversations.
  3. Language and grammar: Simplified rule and examples.
  4. New words: New vocabulary and examples of use.
  5. Funny things people say: Everyday expressions with simple examples.
  6. Listen and repeat: A section for practice.
  7. Tips: How to keep improving your English.

This CUTTING EDGE SIMPLE ENGLISH AT WORK SERIES follows the success of the CUTTING EDGE BASIC ENGLISH AT WORK SERIES and the CUTTING EDGE ENGLISH AT WORK SERIES, and takes English to its simplest level for new starters to the language. There are now 60 graded English Language learning programs.

All Cutting Edge 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 quizzes and practical activities. It can be used in a wide range of language learning situations, in classrooms and for self-study. The series can be used for learners prior to using the Basic English at Work and the more advanced English at Work Series.

Table of Contents

  1. Hello 00:15:50
  2. Numbers 00:18:51
  3. Can you spell that? 00:14:07
  4. About us 00:15:47
  5. Where is it? 00:15:56
  6. When? 00:17:27
  7. How much? How many? 00:16:33
  8. Mealtime 00:17:41
  9. Work 00:15:06
  10. At the market 00:18:34