Giving Reasons teaches viewers to give reasons using because and talk about past actions using irregular forms of the simple past tense.
Language Learning Methodology
Giving Reasons promotes communication and language competence by building the desire and motivation to learn and the confidence to try. Confidence in learning and using English leads to successful communication.
Language and instructional design for Giving Reasons by Linguistics expert Dr. Fran Byrnes and Psychologist Eve Ash. Have fun learning English as it is really spoken!
Giving Reasons is part of the Cutting Edge English at Work Series and is chaptered into 5 sections:
1. Language Functions
Explores how we do things with language such as apologizing, agreeing, comparing, giving reasons, explaining, asking etc.
Looks at key elements of grammar and syntax, such as: tenses, comparatives, modals, questions, gerunds, conditionals and more.
Explains common idiomatic expressions that on-English speakers often find confusing.
Helps increase word knowledge by highlighting challenging vocabulary in everyday conversations.
Provides help with English sounds and rhythms for those new to the language.
For more information on the Cutting Edge English at Work Series, please CLICK HERE.
A 7 Dimensions release