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.

Sport against poverty July 16, 2020
Neil and Sam discuss how sport is giving hope to young people leading the toughest lives.
Companies are rushing to install technology to make offices safer. Neil and Sam discuss.
Can wearing masks in public help prevent the spread of coronavirus? Rob and Sam discuss.
Millennials and business June 25, 2020
Rob and Sam discuss the new generation's desire to make the world a better place.
Neil and Sam talk about being a saver in a consumer culture and teach you vocabulary.
Takeaway apps are changing food culture. We talk about it and teach you vocabulary.
Sam and Georgina talk about the movement and teach you related vocabulary.
We talk about the over-reliance on recycling rather than reducing the use of plastics
How can books help us relax and feel more alive during troubled times?
Neil and Georgina talk about how electrical systems differ from country to country.
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.