Professionals Podcasts

This series of podcasts helps you to improve your English for your career in the workplace, and covers a large number of business and work themes. They are suitable for learners at intermediate to advanced level.

  • Listen to two students talking about genetically modified food. Frank is for GM food, but his friend Ann is against it.

  • Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.

  • Listen to an interview with a retired doctor, Rajan Mehta, about his life working in the UK.

  • Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.

  • Listen to a radio programme in which people from three companies talk about their experiences of going global.

  • Listen to some people trying to resolve a dispute at work with the help of a mediator.

  • Listen to this business school seminar from the year 2006 where the seminar leader talks about how eBay achieved its success.

  • Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

  • Listen to a consultant talking about the basic stages of the change process and the people in the change management team.

  • Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.

  • Listen to this speech given at a party being held for the retirement of an employee, James Dawson. The managing director of the company delivers a speech outlining James's achievements.

  • Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.

  • Listen to two students talking about genetically modified food. Frank is for GM food, but his friend Ann is against it.

  • Listen to an extract from a lecture on business and ethics.

  • Listen to a consultant talking about the basic stages of the change process and the people in the change management team.

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

  • Listen to part of a conference call organised by a company called Softcell Incorporated.

  • Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.

  • Listen to this business school seminar from the year 2006 where the seminar leader talks about how eBay achieved its success.

  • Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

  • Listen to an interview with a retired doctor, Rajan Mehta, about his life working in the UK.

  • Listen to a radio programme in which people from three companies talk about their experiences of going global.

  • Listen to a journalist giving advice on interviewing techniques.

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

  • Listen to some people trying to resolve a dispute at work with the help of a mediator.

  • Listen to a business management expert talking about the price that some companies have to pay when they fail to address diversity-related risks.

  • Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.

  • Listen to a radio interview in which the future of the Martha Stewart brand is discussed.

  • A public relations account executive talks about how she got into the area of public relations and about her job.

  • 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.

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Peter M
Poland

Hello quynhanhNT,

'And then there's the...' is an expression used when we want to add...

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Peter M's picture
Peter M
Poland

Hello nguyenthibinh,

'Problems' is a countable noun - the 's' is the plural marker....

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quynhanhNT
Vietnam

Dear sir,
I don't understand these sentences "And then there’s the sheer variety. You...

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