Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes!
The coronavirus pandemic might have changed our attitude to work and people are more comfortable with working from home than ever before. However, this trend started much earlier with new rules that allowed people some flexibility. In this programme, Neil and Georgina discuss whether the 9-to-5 shift in the office will soon be a thing of the past – and teach you vocabulary along the way.

This week’s question:
According to data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), workers from which country work the longest hours?

a) South Korea
b) Germany
c) Mexico
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

the usual, fixed way of doing things

common sense
our judgement to make sensible decisions

work equally on both sides

unwilling to change

unfairness; treating one group of people more favourably than another

involved with (something)

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