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ENGLISH – ADVANCED+ LEVEL

TELL ME MORE Scopes and Sequences

ENGLISH ADVANCED+ SEMANA 3 8H19


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Scopes and Sequences ................................................................................................................................................................ How to Use This Document........................................................................................................................................................... ADVANCED + - PART 2................................................................................................................................................................

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How to Use This Document The goal of this document is to help you find your way around the TELL ME MORE content and to give you the information you need to direct Learners to the appropriate lesson.

1. Here you’ll find the Language Program’s title, length, and description.

2. Each Language Program contains several lessons. The title and length of each lesson can be found here.

3. A variety of information is available for each lesson, such as: - the lesson objectives - the lexical groups - the grammar, phonetics, or cultural concepts

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ADVANCED + - PART 2 The Advanced+ is intended for students who already have solid language skills in everyday language and/or business language. It aims at placing the students in authentic communication situations inside a company so that they can deepen their knowledge of the target language. The situations addressed include overseas business travel, presenting a product, or client relations.

1. An Overdue Payment - 01:17 - Giving a reminder in the case of an unpaid bill Lesson Objectives Targeted Skills

Language Functions

Lexical Groups Vocabulary Grammar

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Listening Speaking Reading Writing Addressing a topic Verifying that something has been done Exposing a problem Demanding payment Taking a request into account Prices & payments (to withhold, terms of sale, overdue, ...) Resolution & handling of problems (to straighten out, to iron out, to sort out, ...) Expressions with 'to have'

- Adverbs of degree

2. At the Restaurant - 01:23 - Discussing a project, a contract, a deal, etc. during the course of a meal or other informal Lesson Objectives event - Listening Targeted Skills - Speaking - Reading - Writing - Talking about yourself Language - Imposing conditions diplomatically Functions - Clarifying an ambiguous point - Assuring someone of something - Stages of a meal (course, appetizer, starter, ...) Lexical Groups Vocabulary Grammar Phonetics Language & Culture

- 'Within' - 'Within . . . of' - Diplomatic constructions - Intonation and stress - Personal questions etiquette - Business dining etiquette

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3. A New Scanner - 01:40 - Understanding someone who speaks with an accent that is unfamiliar or that may hinder Lesson Objectives comprehension - Describing a product in detail - Listening Targeted Skills - Speaking - Reading - Writing - Understanding someone with a strong accent Language - Asking someone to repeat specific information Functions - Reassuring a prospect - Specifying the degree of something - Explaining how a product works - Responding to an objection - Outlining something's positive & negative aspects - Intellect (eager, reluctant, to be inclined, ...) Lexical Groups - Value judgment (drawback, snag, asset, ...) - Diplomatic constructions Grammar 4. Information Security - 00:37 - Understanding someone who speaks with an accent that is unfamiliar or that may hinder Lesson Objectives comprehension - Understanding a detailed description of an unfamiliar product or service - Describing a product in detail - Listening Targeted Skills - Speaking - Reading - Writing - Understanding someone with a strong accent Language - Asking someone to repeat specific information Functions - Expressing reluctance - Asking for specific information on the degree of something - Understanding how a product works - Stating objections - Identifying something's qualities and drawbacks - Reassuring a prospect - Outlining something's positive & negative aspects - Intellect (hesitant, inclined, unwilling, ...) Lexical Groups - Value judgment (drawback, snag, asset, ...) - Specification of degree (how far, to what extent, to what degree, ...) - Advantages and disadvantages (drawback, snag, asset, ...) - Diplomatic constructions Grammar

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5. Technical Assistance - 01:44 - Explaining in detail how a product works Lesson Objectives Targeted Skills

Language Functions

Lexical Groups

Phonetics Language & Culture

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Listening Speaking Reading Writing Guiding through a process Encouraging someone Verifying that something has happened Understanding a request to have something explained again Suggesting the cause of a problem in a diplomatic way Making sure that the person you are speaking with understands Division of time (in the meantime, meanwhile, in the long run, ...) Resolution & handling of problems (to take getting used to, to get the hang of something, to catch on, ...) - Information & inquiries (to run through, to walk through, to go over, ...) - Intonation and stress - Diplomatic advice

6. Colleagues from Abroad - 01:38 - Adapting your communication style to a cultural context Lesson Objectives - Responding to a visitor's requests in a diplomatic way - Listening Targeted Skills - Speaking - Reading - Writing - Offering to help someone Language - Reacting to a compliment Functions - Expressing difficulty - Showing that you are making an effort - Putting yourself at someone's disposal - Assessment of a situation (tough, awkward, tricky, ...) Lexical Groups - Resolution & handling of problems (to work something out, to figure something out, to get around a problem, ...) - Polite offers Vocabulary

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Semana 3 ADVANCED