Day by Day: English for Employment Communication

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This comprehensive introduction to general workplace communication helps students learn the language they need to obtain employment and communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.
Also includes a Word-by-Word/ Side-by-Side correlation key.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133282382
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 12/13/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 122
  • Sales rank: 621,827
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit One Getting a Job

Responding to “Help Wanted” Signs

Calling for an Interview

Telling About Your Skills and Qualifications

Expressing Confidence and Self-Esteem

Describing Previous Employment

Asking About Job Responsibilities

Asking About the Work Schedule and the Salary

Describing Your Background and Interests

Unit Two New on the Job

Locating Places on the Job

Describing and Locating People on the Job

One-Step Instructions

Multi-Step Instructions

Asking for Feedback

Being Corrected

Safety at Work

Accomplishing Tasks

Unit Three Small Talk

Discussing Weekend Plans

Discussing Past Weekend Activities

Talking About Leisure Activities

Talking About Movies, Music, TV, and Sports

Unit Four Communication with Co-Workers and Supervisors



Offering to Help

Apologizing and Admitting Mistakes

Apologizing and Explaining


Asking Permission

Asking for a Day Off

Unit Five Job Performance

Asking for Feedback

Being Corrected


Giving Advice

Safety Warnings

Accidents and Injuries


Employee Rights


Unit Six More Small Talk

Telling Good News and Bad News

Rumors and News on the Job


Talking About TV Shows

Talking About Recreational Activities

Discussing Plans for Days Off, Weekends, and Vacations


Scripts for Listening Exercises

Word by Word/Side by Side Correlation Key

Irregular Verbs

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