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.



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 Murodjon545 on Tue, 18/10/2022 - 18:06


As a saler and owner of parfum shop I always need to give instuction and information about the product i sell. Cause not everybody nows about parfums and so we have to provide customers with the information needed.

Submitted by Lolah on Fri, 30/09/2022 - 20:59


I'm happy for joining to this great British council.

Submitted by Swoner84 on Thu, 22/09/2022 - 00:56


Hi, I new in it page!!! I want to learn more about english!!

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Submitted by katiavel on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 01:53


I used give information and instructions to my students at university.

Submitted by Rgarcia on Wed, 24/08/2022 - 16:12


I usually give instructions to my builders or engineers when i need to make especific things in my projects.

Submitted by amal3535 on Sat, 20/08/2022 - 18:13


i will give some information for beginners in university

Submitted by Nandar Su Hlaing on Thu, 18/08/2022 - 09:17


Yes, I have to give informations or instruction to my junior by phone or message for preparing and reporting in time.

Submitted by semaaslan on Tue, 16/08/2022 - 14:39


I'm a nurse and I usually give information and instruction to my patient, especially when they come our ward for first time. They need to know when they will have their meal and what the treatment time is etc..