Listen to a journalist giving advice on interviewing techniques.

Professionals Podcasts - Interviewing techniques


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Very good!

Very interesting!!!!

Hi, Adam, I don't quite understand the "colour" in the sentence, for example,
And write down all the colour you can remember – about the person and the place.
Could you help me?

Hi Alice,
Try looking up the word 'colour' in our online dictionary. One of the definitions will answer your question.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi, I'm from Moscow (Russia). I has been working as a journalist for about 10 years. This was a good audio, but I can't agree with statement about not asking the leading (or provokative) questions. If I didn't ask them, my interview would be too boring. And one important note - my heroes are celebrities. And my magazines' slogan is -The Unknown Life of Famous People-
But it's rather funny - my celebrities are not such for the Englishmen for example. Except, may be, Arshavin :)

Hi all,
I was very surprised how amazing the program is.
My wife loves it so much!
HCM city, Vietnam.

i am glad to be in this group

This article is very useful because besides learn other language, we can learn about business' technics. In Europe the interviewing techniques are more focused and advanced than in South America. The main differences are that in South America is concerned more for people's appearance that in skills and abilities.
Thank you!!