A morning briefing

A morning briefing

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

Instructions

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

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 mariadanielale… on Sun, 04/07/2021 - 20:09

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Hello!! I give information and instructions to my children. About to do their homework, make their bed every morning and stop to play with the video games. Hhhh

Submitted by Begin81 on Thu, 24/06/2021 - 08:24

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Hi everyone, every week I always have briefing with my colleagues about work's to be done today. Sometime they giver me some method solving situation good! Thanks my coworker!

Submitted by PeterG on Tue, 22/06/2021 - 00:26

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I don't have anybody to give me information or instructions like a boss, 'cause I don't work yet. However, in this case I could mention my teachers because they give me homework all the time! It's so exhausting and boring!

Submitted by amola on Wed, 26/05/2021 - 14:35

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To be honest I don't have anybody or coworkers to give instructions or informations for ,but some times inside my house I give and put some instructions brothers to avoid dirt house hhhhhh^-^

Submitted by Marilyncc on Mon, 17/05/2021 - 21:26

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I give a brief information about my progress and how I'm doing the project to my boss
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Submitted by Seerin on Fri, 14/05/2021 - 11:49

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At my job i give instructions to my colleague when i leaving to home regarding what are all the tasks are done and need to be done.

Submitted by Brona on Fri, 14/05/2021 - 10:00

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Well, in my workplace I usually would pass on important information to the person the information is relevant. So it could be the boss, colleagues or just someone working in the office building. And I think instructions you would give when necessary to your colleagues or subordinates. It could be on something that we are working together for.

Submitted by Samqaid on Tue, 11/05/2021 - 22:24

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At my current job, i will be clear and give and conduct a security briefing to the newly employees about threats and risks which could may affect to UN personnel, assets and it’s operations. Assisting to provide on advice about security assessment to DO in order to make informed decisions. Write weakly report to my supervisor about security updates and accidents or any occurance

Submitted by Samqaid on Tue, 11/05/2021 - 22:18

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Hello Everyone, I'm a security assistant in Hadiadah city. I welcome you all. As you know, it is part of my tasks and duties. i have to give a short briefing to new staff who recently appointed at this office. i will conduct a security and safety briefing. Firstly, i will give you brief summary about security situation in the area. the security situation is ongoing worse because of arm conflict between the groups. i have three more points about this issues: You should know what security situation is in the ROA. You should adhere by security policies and comply with security plan. You should adhere by fire and safety regulations when you are on a mission . Don't talk about religious and political issues and you must wear the suitable dress according to culture structure. You should wear a seatbelt when you are a field visit. Secondly, if you face any challenges or danger, You should contact with security focal point to provide the support and assistance. Sorry for that. Your life and your safety is first priority for us and our responsibilities. Okey. That is it. Are there any question?