6 Minute English

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

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Neil and Sam discuss our fascination with the 'Red Planet' and teach you related vocab.
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Neil and Sam discuss the benefits of kindness and teach you related vocabulary.
Eating bugs Feb. 24, 2022
Neil and Sam discuss eating insects and teach you related vocabulary.
The benefits of boredom Feb. 17, 2022
We talk about the positive side of boredom and teach you related vocabulary.
Sleepy in South Korea Feb. 9, 2022
Life in a place where people work longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else.
Sleepy in South Korea Feb. 3, 2022
Life in a place where people work longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else.
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Inventing languages Jan. 13, 2022
Learn about how languages get invented
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Do trees have memories? Dec. 30, 2021
We discuss whether plants can 'remember' stressful situations, such as droughts or pests.