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 cleaner air in China possible? Rob and Finn discuss what is being done to clean up the air and explain some pollution-related vocabulary....
Rob and Finn discover some exploration-related vocabulary....
In or out? Why Scotland is considering independence....
What does freedom mean to you? We try to find out...
Why can men only do one thing at a time, and why can't women read maps? Finn and Rob find out....
Addicted to competitions: are you a 'comper'?...
How should people behave at the cinema? Rob and Neil discuss...
Why can men only do one thing at a time, and why can't women read maps? Finn and Rob find out....
Have you ever had to do anything weird at a job interview?...
Where do people go to have a drink? We discuss the places to go to for a beer with friends....
How is technology helping competitors at the Sochi Winter Olympics?...
Why are British people being encouraged to learn other languages?...
At what age do we reach adulthood? Are we growing up later, or do we just find it hard to say goodbye to our childhood?...
How do you feel about life? Can science explain why we're optimists or pessimists?...
How can you avoid misunderstandings in the office? Feifei and Neil help you learn how to lead a more harmonious work life!...
With Italy's economic problems, what is happening to the country's Casanovas?...
Rob and Finn discuss a new word to describe people who look at products in shops - and then buy them cheaper online....
What does a manager do and could the workplace survive without them?...
It's that time of year again. What does Christmas mean to you?...
Feifei and Neil explore business socialising language. What should you say if you forget someone's name?...