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At Work: Beginner Workbook & Audio CD

$32.95

Fran Weston

Published:        2009

Publisher:        Ames Victoria

ISBN:                9781921477171

Format:          Paperback | 140 pages

Illustrations ; 30 cm + 1 audio disc (12 cm)

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Product Description

At Work: Beginner is an English language resource to assist students to understand Australian workplace practices and develop the language and numeracy they need at work.

At Work: Beginner assist students to understand Australian workplace practices and develop the language and numeracy they need at work.

Unit 1 provides information about work in Australia including employment sectors and categories, employment conditions, leave and pay and starting work.

Units 2 to 5 follow a range of characters who work in different employment contexts. The characters seen in the DVD interact in workplace situations including:

  • following instructions
  • using equipment
  • telephoning
  • working safely
  • on-the-job training
  • asking about pay and problems
  • talking to workmates
  • completing workplace forms
  • reading and writing messages and emails
  • reading maps, diagrams and rosters
  • checking information and instructions
  • describing the workplace
  • participating in workplace social events

Spoken and written activities help students develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills they need to participate in their own workplaces.