safety: preventing accidents – security: preventing theft.
But in these days of terrorism, organised crime and breaches in information security (not to mention Sarbanes Oxley, compliance and all the rest) life has got a lot more complicated.
We reasoned that if you were using technical English or English for business, you’d probably need to go a bit deeper, so we wound up making two videos. Here’s the first one which has a simple explanation that will hopefully answer key questions for most pre-intermediate students.
And here’s the second one for students who need a deeper understanding.
You may have your own thoughts on these words and if so, do please add them to the comments below. Who knows – maybe a third video is required here…
Both videos are available with clickable transcripts at Simple English Videos dot com. Hope you like them!
P.S. Many thanks to Stephen Charles for suggesting this topic! And don’t forget to tell me if you have any ideas for video topics folks.