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Speaking Exercise: How to Keep Workers Happy

How to Keep Workers Happy and Effective

Advanced English Conversation Class on "How to Keep Workers Happy and Effective"

Advanced English Conversation Class on "How to Keep Workers Happy and Effective"

Why is it important to have a happy working environment? Why do regular short breaks help you become a more effective employee? What are the common distractions at work?

Find out my answers to these questions and learn some advanced vocabulary on the topic in the video below. This is a great way to practice your listening skills and to use and learn the new vocabulary in your online conversation classes via Skype with one of our native English teachers.

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Lesson Notes - English Vocabulary in Context

Here is the key English vocabulary from the conversation lesson, with an example of each word in context:

* Good work environment
E.g. A good work environment can create a positive impact on your business. 

*Flexible working hours 
E.g. Flexible working hours can help your team love what they do. 

*  Perks
E.g. My salary isn't especially high, but the perks are great, and include a flexible schedule, a company car and discounted meals. 

* Happy workforce
E.g.  A happy workforce is a productive workforce. 

* Step away from the desk
E.g. A lot of the best ideas come when you step away from your desk and enjoy a break. 

* Run wild
E.g. Going for a walk can help your thoughts and imagination run wild.

*  To be glued to your computer/screen/desk
E.g. Remember to take some breaks when you find yourself glued to your computer all day. 

*  To recharge your batteries
E.g.  Going on holiday is the best way to recharge your batteries.

*  It's a mess
E.g.  If you keep interrupting your work to check your email, it becomes a bit of a mess.

* E-mail overload
E.g. We live in a culture where email overload is accepted. 

* I empty my inbox
E.g. I empty my inbox every day before I have breakfast, and again before I go to bed.

*  A 9 to 5 
E.g.  I got my first 9 to 5 when I was 24 years old.

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