Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.

Professionals Podcasts - Motivation in the workplace


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Hi Adam,
How to improve the vocabularies? Where can I find the training?
Best Regard

Hello Jenny,
It's a good question.  Improving your vocabulary is about increasing its size (more words and phrases) but also about being able to recall and use the words and phrases you have already learned.
One of the best ways to increase the size of your vocabulary is to read, or to listen and read (so you can hear the pronunciation), and to note down new words and phrases as you go.  It's important to organise the items, however.  For some advice on how to organise your vocabulary notes take a look at my answer to another question here (click).
You can find a lot of things to listen to and read on LearnEnglish, and exercises to go with them.  You can also find a lot of vocabulary games, which will help you to recall and use the words you have when you need them.
I hope those suggestions are helpful.  Good luck with your learning!
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi Adam,
Thanks for the tip!
(I've recognized in the meanwhile that there are no witches at all :) )

it's really a useful site and am benefiting a lot from all the articles, lessons and podcasts too

Hello EmanBusiness!
It's always nice to hear learners find our material useful. If you've enjoyed the professional podcasts, look out for more coming soon!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Oh, i am so happy that i find out about this site. I am preparing for ielts exam and i think this recordings really helps my listening. Thanks, britishcouncil ;) 

I agree that the motivation will improve the Work performance and Team work .
Audio script , Question and answer session has been well presented , by regular practice definitely will improve  English speaking skills .Thanks  to British Council team for keeping the good work going on !!

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Good lesson.
I am really motivated.By this motivation I am expecting that my english will improve in all way.