Apr 022013

In this episode of the English at Work: Language for setting priorities.

At the offices of Tip Top Trading, things are a bit tricky. Denise has been reinstated at the company but now wants to do more than just ordering pens. Tom has other ideas and Anna is just caught in the middle. Who can she turn to? Paul maybe… or maybe not?

Language to use when trying to set priorities:

This week’s programme focuses on the language that you might use when you are busy at work and need to set priorities:

Phrases from the programme:

I’ve got to prioritise. This task is the most important so I’m going to concentrate on this first.

It would be a great help if you could do this for me please.

I’m going to have to put that off until tomorrow I’m afraid.


English at Work 56 – Pushed to the limits Transcript Video


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