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.

Is the way we see famous people a new thing? Learn about the first 'modern celebrity'...
Do all Londoners love the Gherkin, the Shard and the Walkie Talkie? Finn and Rob talk about tall buildings in London....
Why did three men spend 31 days underwater? And how did they survive?...
Is a good book good for you? Read on and find out...
Rob and Feifei discuss the use of experimental drugs to treat Ebola...
Finn is bored. What advice does Rob have for him?...
Why do men worry about their body image - and what's the real answer to looking good?...
Genetically modifying our food - why do we do it?...
Rob and Grace talk about Brazil and teach you some business-related vocabulary...
Who's the most attractive cyclist in the Tour de France?...
Rob discovers a taste of Brazil. Learn some food-related vocabulary....
What if you could erase your memories as simply as you could delete files on a memory stick?...
Rob and Grace discuss why football is big in Brazil. Learn some football- related vocabulary....
Tickets please! Why would you buy one from a tout?...
Rob and Grace talk about samba and bossa nova. Learn some music-related vocabulary...
Can you survive without coffee? What happens when you drink too much? We discuss the possible health concerns of being a coffee addict....
Why are more young people in the UK living with mum and dad?...
Unlikely tourist destinations and why people go to them....
Rob and Finn talk about life in the modern open-plan office....
How are young British people's attitudes to alcohol changing?...