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 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..

Submitted by Siana_if on Sun, 14/08/2022 - 23:36


I am a teacher, so mostly I give instruction and information about my classes ets)). My students give me information about their knowledge level. My director give me instruction

Submitted by Noval on Tue, 09/08/2022 - 14:46


I have to give some information about my work progress to my leader.

Submitted by Geydibayona07 on Mon, 08/08/2022 - 03:33


I am engineer biomedical, I work in a hospital, in the morning I have briefing with coworkers, we talk about medical equipments that requires maintenance.