Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.

Professionals Podcasts - Developing creativity

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I also think tat the creativity can improve reading books, only kind of books(novel, drama, poetry...). I think also that a lots of TV and cartoons can kill the baby's creativity

Hello, there is a sentense in this audio i don't understand! What does it mean by "what better way to stimulate creativity than through reading books"? am i right to get it as reading books is a worse way to stimulate creativity? Thank you.

Hello a BrE-loving hobbit,

The sentence is a rhetorical question. It means 'there is no better way to... than reading books'.

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

I like reading and i used to read a lots of novels during my secondary school days.  But nowadays i spend lesser time on reading, and i only read newspaper or magazines during my spare time. I find other people are also the same, i think it is because we are busy at work and wish to chose more leisurable and relax activities to do during our spare time.

Yes, I think exactly a same. I read newspapers and magazines which are more relaxing. I don't remember when I was reading something more cleaver.

no one can deny the interesting information and valuable experience.knowledge that books bring to us. when i studied at secondary school, like many of my friends, i loved reading manga of japan,manhwa of korea.and of course. a very well-known series of comic books( doremon. conan.).it costed me lots of money to rent them home.i almost lost myself in reading them.but as time passes by, i grow up and have to focus on my study, not having enough time for my own interest. or maybe it no longer suits me.  instead of reading, i listen to some kinds of music and watch tv. today's tendency of film in asia is korean .(the sonata of autumn, stairway to heaven, my girlfriend is gumiho, flames of desire,). these are played by top acting stars.they involves all sorts of emotions(sadness, romantic, hatred, death, melancholy, being apart but it really inspires you and give you a closer insight of the world..wish you guys the best. 

This was good listening material.. And i request to upload a conversation between friends in daily life too.. Please.. My humble request..

I have never heard about companies like Arts and Business, and this article opened some new things for me. Thank you for interesting information.
P.S. I've learned some new words)

although,I make many mistakes,I think,going on
tks learning english give me the chance to make mistake.

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