By Vicki Hollett, Norman Whitby, Iwonna Dubicka,Margaret O’Keeffe, Irene Barrall and John Rogers.
English to get things done… effectively!
Lifestyle is designed to meet the everyday language requirements of people who need to learn English for work, travel and socialising. As well as dealing with how people communicate at work, it also helps learners interact effectively outside of the work environment.
• Communication strategies
Lifestyle’s key goal is to enable students to speak English with confi dence. The communication strategies lessons are designed to help students to explain what they mean, build relationships and use English eff ectively to get things done.
• Functional language, culture and language
Functional language presented in a cross-cultural context helping learners to develop successful working and social relationships and avoid communication breakdown.
Lifestyle’s syllabus encompasses both professional and general English, so it’s particulary suitable for classes where students have mixed needs. Less workplace-specific than most business courses, Lifestyle is also perfect for vocational training and pre-work courses.