Adult basic communication training is not just about teaching people a language. Although the course is aimed at teaching English as well as greetings in South Africa’s other official languages, other important skills are passed on in the process. These skills include proper communication in the work place. It will enable a learner to better interact with his or her work colleagues at work. The learner will also learn skills on how to best address and speak to clients and other people that may be entering the business premises. They will also learn about reporting structures within the company and learn to understand how the company functions.