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Speaking up at work

Author: Catherine Robinson; Jenise Rowekamp; International Institute of Minnesota.
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed to help adults and young adults develop skills for succeeding at work. It can be used by non-native speakers with an intermediate level of English proficiency and also by native speakers to acquire competencies needed to get jobs, and to keep jobs and to advance. Students will acquire speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Topics covered include: * Greeting and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Readers (Adult)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Robinson; Jenise Rowekamp; International Institute of Minnesota.
ISBN: 0194341968 9780194341967
OCLC Number: 12531342
Description: ix, 178 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm
Responsibility: the International Institute of Minnesota ; [authors] Catherine Robinson and Jenise Rowekamp.

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Designed to help adults and young adults develop skills for succeeding at work. It can be used by non-native speakers with an intermediate level of English proficiency and also by native speakers to acquire competencies needed to get jobs, and to keep jobs and to advance. Students will acquire speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as cultural awareness. Topics covered include: * Greeting and addressing people, giving and asking for directions, asking for help, talking about family, your work, weather, weekend activities, describing past work experiences, making friends * Understanding work schedules, payslips, time clocks, schedule changes, procedure changes, talking about tools and parts, problems, advancement and receiving and delivering messages * Phoning in sick, showing concern for safety, understanding safety rules, being polite, getting incorrect work explained, fire prevention.

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