🎧IELTS Vocabulary for Working (Or Not Working!)
You'll be slack-jawed when you hear today's amazing idioms! These are perfect for IELTS Speaking and Writing questions about jobs and work performance.
🎧Are native English speakers bad communicators? (The Travel Adapter with Matt Halsdorff)
Talking to English teacher Matt Halsdorff about a project to train native English speakers how to communicate better with non-natives. We talk about the reasons why native speakers are often bad at communicating with non-natives, what they should do to fix this and the wider issues relating to this topic.
🎧Using Party Drugs to Treat Depression
From MDMA to ketamine to psychedelics, the drugs we were told in high school that would ruin our lives are now being used to potentially save lives. Dr. Roger McIntyre, professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Toronto, discusses the growing promise of ketamine therapy to treat severe depression and the shift to cutting edge treatments using other substances such as MDMA and psylocibin from so-called magic mushrooms.
🎧3 tips for leaders to get the future of work right | Debbie Lovich
Work that's dictated by a fixed schedule, place and job description doesn't make sense anymore, says leadership expert Debbie Lovich. In light of the cultural shift towards remote work sparked by the pandemic, Lovich gives three essential tips to leaders so employees can keep their autonomy (while remaining productive), companies can let go of rigid bureaucracy and we can all reshape work to better fit our lives.