Commercially Speaking Student's Book

Commercially Speaking Student's Book

Format: Paperback

A thorough and practical course for students aiming to work in a commercial environment.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-457230-9
  • Pages: 128
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 275x210 inches
  • 13 units, each with the same clear format
  • each unit is structured into three parts: story, correspondence, and telephoning
  • role-play and information gap activities in a separate section
  • a glossary of commercial vocabulary used in the course
  • tapescripts
  • Grammar reference

Key features

  • The course focuses on the key language and communication skills needed in the workplace, with the emphasis on commercial correspondence and telephoning practice.
  • The approach is skills-based, with the emphasis in the Student's Book on listening and speaking. The Workbook has greater emphasis on reading and writing tasks.
  • The grammar syllabus is practical and thorough. Language points are clarified in grammar boxes within the units, which are linked to more detailed language presentation in a Grammar Reference section at the back of the Student's Book.
  • A lively storyline about four young people who go into business together reflects students' experiences as they learn about the commercial world.
  • The consistent unit structure, clear layout and signposting makes the course easy to use. Each of the 13 units follows the same format: integrated reading and listening activities; practice in reading and producing commercial correspondence; and activities to develop telephoning skills.
  • Authentic material supports reading and speaking activities.