Segments in this Video

6.1 Language Functions (02:24)


Hear examples of reasons involving where and why, what should be done, feelings, and opinions.

6.2 Grammar (03:15)

Examples of irregular past tense include: drove, chose, told, found, wrote, gave, was, went, got, said, kept, let, saw, took, sent, told, thought, and stole.

6.3 Idioms (04:27)

Learn the definition of several idioms. Examples include: "your guess is as good as mine," "vanished into thin air," "make a beeline," "zero in," "pick up the tab," "talk shop," and "cut to the chase."

6.4 Vocabulary (02:35)

Examples of vocabulary words include: train wreck, patience, jargon, work-oriented, appropriate, winner, supportive, reminder, and no/know.

6.5 Pronunciation (02:09)

See six examples of using the short form of the word because—cos.

Credits: Giving Reasons: English at Work (00:17)

Credits: Giving Reasons: English at Work

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Learn to give reasons using "because", and to talk about past actions using irregular forms of the simple past tense.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL156428

ISBN: 978-1-64481-123-8

Copyright date: ©2013

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