The podcast for 23 June 2015 looks at the importance of storytelling in presentations. Many business presentations are very boring because they fail to engage the audience. One way to engage people is by using the techniques of storytelling. Listen to communication skills expert Ken Taylor and try our exercise.
The podcast for 31 March 2015 comes from our Grammar section. Often in business situations, we need to talk about plan, intentions and schedules. One way of doing this is to use the structure "be due to". You can practise this with the following sentences.
The podcast for 17 March 2015 comes from our Working World section. Today, we'll listen to a short news item about Canadians and their taxes. As you listen, try to answer this question: How many letters does the Canada Revenue Agency send out each year?
The podcast for 17 February 2015 comes from our English in the Move section. When travelling on business, we often meet new people. In such situations, it is important to be able to introduce yourself simply and politely.