6 Minute English

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Sinopsis

Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. Your weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Friday.

Episodios

  • The language of biscuits

    The language of biscuits

    08/04/2021 Duración: 06min

    Rob and Neil talk about the origins and the language of this humble snack.

  • Is English really English?

    Is English really English?

    01/04/2021 Duración: 06min

    Neil and Georgina discuss where the English language we use today really comes from.

  • Astronauts on strike?

    Astronauts on strike?

    25/03/2021 Duración: 06min

    Hear all about the Skylab astronauts’ disagreement with mission control.

  • Digital help for blind people

    Digital help for blind people

    18/03/2021 Duración: 06min

    Hear about digital technology which helps blind people improve their lives.

  • What’s the key to happiness?

    What’s the key to happiness?

    11/03/2021 Duración: 06min

    Hear about what small things you can do to feel happier about life.

  • Looking for utopia

    Looking for utopia

    04/03/2021 Duración: 06min

    Rob and Georgina talk about how to create a happy place.

  • Covid: One year on

    Covid: One year on

    25/02/2021 Duración: 06min

    Over a year on since the first outbreak, what have we learnt? We talk about the pandemic.

  • Singing in tune

    Singing in tune

    18/02/2021 Duración: 06min

    Neil and Georgina discuss singing and teach you related vocabulary along the way.

  • Working for yourself

    Working for yourself

    11/02/2021 Duración: 06min

    Rob and Georgina talk about the advantages and disadvantages of freelancing.

  • How much heat do you lose from your head?

    How much heat do you lose from your head?

    04/02/2021 Duración: 06min

    Rob and Georgina talk about percentages and teach you some English vocabulary.

  • The woman whose cells never die

    The woman whose cells never die

    28/01/2021 Duración: 06min

    Rob and Georgina discuss medical research and teach you related vocabulary.

  • What makes a good story?

    What makes a good story?

    21/01/2021 Duración: 06min

    Hear about storytelling and how it helps us to connect and communicate.

  • For the love of foreign languages

    For the love of foreign languages

    14/01/2021 Duración: 06min

    Is learning languages good for head, heart and soul?

  • Why cant we resist comfort food?

    Why can't we resist comfort food?

    07/01/2021 Duración: 06min

    Neil and Rob talk about comfort food and what actually makes us eat it.

  • What is fat-shaming?

    What is fat-shaming?

    31/12/2020 Duración: 06min

    We discuss where the attitudes behind fat-shaming come from.

  • Coronavirus vs other pandemics

    Coronavirus vs other pandemics

    24/12/2020 Duración: 06min

    Hear about coronavirus and how it isn’t that bad compared to historical pandemics

  • Are trees intelligent?

    Are trees intelligent?

    17/12/2020 Duración: 06min

    We talk about trees and how they can communicate and help each other.

  • Can jellyfish help us solve our problems?

    Can jellyfish help us solve our problems?

    10/12/2020 Duración: 06min

    We discuss how these sea creatures could help us solve the problem of plastic pollution.

  • Why do we choose to text instead of talk?

    Why do we choose to text instead of talk?

    03/12/2020 Duración: 06min

    Communicating by text has become more and more popular. Neil and Georgina talk about it.

  • Loneliness

    Loneliness

    26/11/2020 Duración: 06min

    Neil and Rob talk about loneliness and how some people prefer their own company.

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