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.

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?...
Are countries with high-speed trains on the right track? Find out about Britain's plan for a new line....
Is it important to be punctual in the English-speaking world? Join Neil and Feifei as they practise explaining and apologising for lateness....
Feifei and Neil learn how to deal with technology-related problems. What should you say when you're on the phone to IT support?...
Join Neil and Feifei as they explore the language of sales figures in this special business edition....
Feifei wants to ask Neil how he deals with stress in the office - but it's a very personal question. What’s the right way to ask it?...
What is the future for the new middle class and where will most of them live?...
Neil wants a pay rise. But what should he say to his boss?...
How safe is it to be a cyclist? Jen and Neil discuss new ways to be safe on the roads....
How safe is it to be a cyclist? Jen and Neil discuss new ways to be safe on the roads....
Are rules and regulations a necessary evil? Feifei and Neil discuss....