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Unit 21: Welcome to your new job
Indirect questions

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    Session 1

    3 Activities

    Going up

    23 Feb 2015

    Everybody remembers the feeling of being new - either the first day at school or university, or starting a new job. In this session, we're going to watch Amith's first day at work with BBC Learning English. He's quite nervous, and some things don't go according to plan! You'll hear some useful language for politely asking for information.

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    Session 2

    3 Activities

    How to ask indirect questions

    24 Feb 2015

    ‘Could you tell me how we ask indirect questions?’ Well, that’s what we’re going to do in this session. We’re going to look at different ways of asking for information and making requests, focusing on indirect questions. We will look at the uses of indirect questions as well as the form and word order.

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    Session 3

    1 Activity

    Amith's phone messages

    25 Feb 2015

    Getting messages on the phone can sometimes be nerve-wracking. In this session, we catch up with Amith on his first day. Three people have left messages on his phone - but who called him and why? Were they polite and did they ask any indirect questions? Let's find out.

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    Session 4

    3 Activities

    Being polite means cheaper coffee

    26 Feb 2015

    How can being polite get you a cheaper cup of coffee? Read an article about a French cafe where they reward customers who say 'please' when they order a drink. We also want to hear from you - tell us how to be polite where you live. And have you ever wanted to be a famous sporting celebrity? News Report is about the lives of sports stars.  

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    Session 5

    2 Activities

    Drama and the weekly quiz

    27 Feb 2015

    Alice is an ordinary girl, until the day a white rabbit runs past her, saying "I'm late!" Alice follows the White Rabbit as he runs down a rabbit hole, and a whole Wonderland of adventures begin…