6 Minute English

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Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • Covid: One year on

    Covid: One year on

    25/02/2021 Duration: 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 Duration: 06min

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

  • Working for yourself

    Working for yourself

    11/02/2021 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 06min

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

  • Coronavirus vs other pandemics

    Coronavirus vs other pandemics

    24/12/2020 Duration: 06min

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

  • Are trees intelligent?

    Are trees intelligent?

    17/12/2020 Duration: 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 Duration: 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 Duration: 06min

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

  • Loneliness

    Loneliness

    26/11/2020 Duration: 06min

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

  • Is punctuality important?

    Is punctuality important?

    19/11/2020 Duration: 06min

    We discuss people's attitude to being on time and why some people are always late.

  • Could you be a victim of online fraud?

    Could you be a victim of online fraud?

    12/11/2020 Duration: 06min

    We talk about online fraud and teach you some useful vocabulary along the way.

  • Melting ice sheet: Is it too late?

    Melting ice sheet: Is it too late?

    05/11/2020 Duration: 06min

    Many scientists are wondering whether it’s now too late to stop global warming.

  • Walkman: the music player revolution

    Walkman: the music player revolution

    29/10/2020 Duration: 06min

    Neil and Georgina take a nostalgic look back at the 1980s and the birth of the Walkman.

  • Could humans live in underwater cities?

    Could humans live in underwater cities?

    22/10/2020 Duration: 06min

    Hear about projects to create liveable underwater habitats and learn new vocabulary.

  • Hacking help for US elections

    Hacking help for US elections

    15/10/2020 Duration: 06min

    Rob and Sam discuss plans in the US to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks on election day.

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