A morning briefing

A morning briefing

Listen to a morning briefing to practise and improve your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Preparation

Transcript

Hi, everyone. I know you're all busy so I'll keep this briefing quick. I have some important information about a change in the management team. As you already know, our head of department, James Watson, is leaving his position at the end of this week. His replacement is starting at the end of the next month. In the meantime, we'll continue with our projects as usual.

I have two more quick points. Firstly, there will be some improvements made to the staff car park next month for a few weeks. It will be closed during that time.

Don't worry, we've found a solution. We can use the local church car park until our own one is ready. If you arrive before 8.30 a.m., please use our small car park on Brown Street, and if you arrive after that, you should go directly to the church car park. It's only a five-minute walk away. But they need it in the evenings, so you have to leave before 6 p.m. Sorry about that – I know how much you all love working late!

The other thing I wanted to tell you about is that the canteen has now introduced a cashless payment system. So, you can't use cash for payments any more. You can pay directly with your smartphone or you can pay using your company ID card. The total amount put on your company ID card comes off your salary at the end of each month.

OK. That's it? Are there any questions?

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Submitted by OlaIELTS on Fri, 03/04/2020 - 14:30

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Hi, Information can be giving to colleagues, while instructions has to be giving unto subordinates. This briefing will be on improvements and updates. Thanks!

Submitted by Rasel Mia on Fri, 03/04/2020 - 11:27

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Sometimes my boss give us short briefing about latest informations and instructions.

Submitted by Ane on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 15:49

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In my work, I need to inform my parents about their children's learning progress.

Submitted by nguyenminhphuc on Wed, 01/04/2020 - 15:29

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as instructed by the government we have to go directly to work done drinking and walking around and another you should stay at home

Submitted by devita kurnia on Tue, 31/03/2020 - 15:24

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i give information to my friends in classroom about give task from my teacher.

Submitted by ezzadin on Thu, 26/03/2020 - 05:12

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I'm a teacher. I sometimes give information and instructions to my students at the same time. For information, I say '' you should .....". and for instructions I use " I use imperative accent "

Submitted by Grazia on Mon, 23/03/2020 - 14:39

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Every day I give informations to our clients about the delivery of their orders: delivrry time and day and invoice amount.

Submitted by Khin Nyein Chan on Mon, 23/03/2020 - 13:56

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Should be wash hand every time and don't touch mouth , nose and eyes with hand in this time and if can be,have to stay at home.

Submitted by Eswar on Tue, 17/03/2020 - 16:51

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Yes,I Would like to give the instruction to My friend Regarding Final Exams On April How to achieve Good Marks.

Submitted by Wan Wan on Sun, 15/03/2020 - 07:22

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I sometimes give a short briefing to my friends about the upcoming exam.