The White Room
15

This lovely short poem was written by a learner of English, Irene Soriano Flórez, a student at the British Institute for Young Learners in Madrid.

Professionals Podcasts - Relationship-building
51

Listen to a trainer at the end of a management training session summing up the importance of relationship-building as a competency and reviewing ways of developing the competency.

The Dinosaur in Jake's Garage
19

One morning, Jake found a dinosaur living in their garage. He went to tell his dad..

Professionals Podcasts - Line management
12

Listen to part of a radio programme where a manager is talking about dealing with staff.

Elementary Podcasts
143

Being sympathetic, chocolate, places in a city, ways of wasting time, Carolina has lunch with Jamie's parents, a joke, the present continuous, 'portmanteau' words

The Bright Dresses
6

This poem is about teaching English and conveys powerful emotions through observation of small, almost banal details: shoes in shoe shops, bright dresses, the artificial language of an English lesson.

Professionals Podcasts - Complaining
34

Listen to a conversation between a human resources officer and an employee who is unhappy with the way he is treated by his boss.

Magazine - Ecotourism
47

Nowadays, many of us try to live in a way that will damage the environment as little as possible. And we want to take these attitudes on holiday with us. Ecotourism is becoming more popular…

Professionals Podcasts – Trend analysis
10

Listen to an interview with a social affairs commentator on changes in patterns of working.

Magazine article image
26

"Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others." (Amelia Earhart)

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