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Meeting people
Simple ways to say hello and goodbye, introduce yourself, and use the right body language. The Basic English learning package comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology, linguistics and instructional…
Family and friends
Describe family members and talk about friends and relatives. The Basic English learning package comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology, linguistics and instructional design to engage learners of English.Designed…
Giving Information
Talk about yourself in more detail - ask for and give basic information. The Basic English learning package comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology, linguistics and instructional design to…
Thanks!
Say thanks and no thanks in different ways and reply to other people when they thank you. The Basic English learning package comprises 20 ground-breaking programs that combine psychology, linguistics…

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