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Professionals Podcasts - Managing diversity


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Hello British Council,
Hello Kirk,
Regarding the missing word in the last sentence in task2, I would like to know why the word 'adequately' that is adjacent to the word 'insurance' in paragraph can not be considered as correct answer.

Hello Pearl,

You could use the adjective 'adequate' with the word 'Insurance', but in that case it should be go before the word 'insurance' since adjectives generally go before nouns in English. 'adequately' isn't used in a way that would be natural in this sentence, though I expect most people would understand if you used it there.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

please help me answer Peter Yang's question because I do have the same question and wait for the answer. Many thanks!

Hello le hoang dong,

Yes, Peter was right - please see my reply to him below.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you for your reply!

The reason behind your inability to understand is your inability to know that what you read was grammar. May not have happened in real life.

In conversation, they said EPLI is Employment Practices Liability Insurance, EPLI is not Employment Liability Practices Insurance

Hi Lin Thandar Aung,

I see what you mean - the second and third words are in the wrong order. I'll fix that straightaway. Thanks very much for pointing out this error!

Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

It's my pleasure

Discrimination is still an issue nowsaday. Employee could have difficulties to sue company for discrimination because they would no have strong evidence to support their cases.
For example, employer could just simply put aside those applications from candidates who have criminal records and it is hard for those employee to compain against the company. The same apply to gender and race discrimination, it is hard for employee to find any proof ro support their complaints.