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.

What's the carbon footprint of your Christmas tree? We discuss which trees are best.
Learn how being in the great outdoors is inspiring a particular kind of therapy.
Many feel uncomfortable about talking to stranger - but it could be good for you.
Why take a gap year? Dec. 5, 2019
Some delay university to take a year off travelling. Is it a good idea? Find out here!
The joy of free diving Nov. 28, 2019
We discuss this fascinating sport and teach you related vocabulary.
Can robots care for us? Nov. 21, 2019
Can technology look after us? We discuss robot carers being introduced into social care.
Can robots care for us? Nov. 21, 2019
We discuss robot carers being introduced into social care, and teach you vocabulary.
Neil and Georgina talk about things people can do to make a difference.
Some people love sad music; others can't stand it. Why?
We discuss the complicated relationship between language and gender.
Sam and Georgina discuss the complicated relationship between language and gender.
Do you have a tattoo? We discuss body art and teach you some vocabulary.
Rob and Sam discuss internships and teach you related vocabulary.
Can you spot a lie? Oct. 10, 2019
Rob and Sam talk about the telltale signs and teach you some vocabulary. Honestly.
Sam and Rob hope you don't complain about the vocabulary they're going to teach you!
Has the position of your surname in the alphabet affected your life? Neil & Sam discuss.
We discuss if computers can recognise human emotions from the expressions on our face.
Is tourism harmful? Sept. 12, 2019
Everyone loves a holiday, but what damage can tourists do? Sam and Rob find out.
There's a new look which some people are calling 'scumbro'. But what does is mean?
Could we live without plastic? Rob and Neil discuss the progress that's being made.