Select Pre-intermediate 1 teaches you how to ask for more information in the workplace, give and receive instructions, plan a trip and describe and compare different options. 

By the end of this level, you’ll be able to:

  • understand basic instructions at work
  • understand basic information about a company
  • give advice to a new colleague
  • plan a business trip
  • give and respond to opinions
  • ask for and offer help.

What you will cover in each module:

Module 1: Introductions and instructions
  • 1.1 Introducing yourself at work
  • 1.2 Understanding basic instructions
  • 1.3 Meeting new colleagues
  • 1.4 Asking where things are
  • 1.5 Explaining where things are
  • Module 1 Review
Module 2: Company information
  • 2.1 Describing a company
  • 2.2 Talking about things at a company
  • 2.3 Making polite requests to customers
  • 2.4 Giving advice to new colleagues
  • 2.5 Dealing with problems
  • Module 2 Review
Module 3: Travel information
  • 3.1 Planning a trip
  • 3.2 Asking for travel information
  • 3.3 Giving travel information
  • 3.4 Giving directions
  • 3.5 Buying travel tickets
  • Module 3 Review
Module 4: Understanding announcements
  • 4.1 Understanding announcements
  • 4.2 Talking about alternative travel services
  • 4.3 Asking for directions
  • 4.4 Understanding recorded messages
  • 4.5 Describing an item
  • Module 4 Review
Module 5: Making suggestions; eating out
  • 5.1 Making suggestions
  • 5.2 Making a reservation
  • 5.3 Ordering a meal
  • 5.4 Getting the bill
  • 5.5 Making a decision
  • Module 5 Review
Module 6: Going out with friends
  • 6.1 Comparing options
  • 6.2 Inviting a friend
  • 6.3 Booking a taxi
  • 6.4 Checking where someone is
  • 6.5 Talking about a film
  • Module 6 Review
Module 7: Telephone calls and talking about plans
  • 7.1 Describing plans
  • 7.2 Taking a telephone call
  • 7.3 Leaving a telephone message
  • 7.4 Asking for permission
  • 7.5 Offering help
  • Module 7 Review
Module 8: Apologising and asking for help
  • 8.1 Calling in sick
  • 8.2 Requesting help
  • 8.3 Apologising for a problem
  • 8.4 Apologising for an accident
  • 8.5 Thanking people for help
  • Module 8 Review