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.

The number of schoolchildren doing part-time jobs in the UK has fallen
Have you ever bought something when you're sad and then regretted it later?
How old is your smartphone?
More people are going to the gym to get fitter but why?
Does a cafe's free wi-fi encourage you to go in and buy a coffee?
The super rich May 3, 2017
We look at the relationship between the super rich and their favourite plaything
Miraculous survival April 27, 2017
How did a man fall from a 47 storey skyscraper and survive?
Sighing April 20, 2017
Why do we sigh?
Multiple careers April 18, 2017
Are the days of a job for life over?
Food and mood April 6, 2017
How does your food affect your mood?
Dog detectors March 30, 2017
Can dogs be used to detect cancer?
The rise of the emoji March 23, 2017
Are you an emoji person?
Tea comes in different forms – milky, sweet or spicy
The commute Jan. 28, 2016
Take a hike with Alice and Neil and learn new vocabulary
Are we afraid of food? Jan. 21, 2016
Neil and Alice talk about the growing fear of food and teach new words
Are artificial lights and late night TV ruining our sleep?
What does it take to be a good interviewer?
The way we look Dec. 31, 2015
How much does appearance really matter?
Christmas kindness Dec. 24, 2015
Neil and Alice discuss how some charities are helping those in need
Why do we take risks? Dec. 17, 2015
Alice and Finn talk about the passion some people have for danger