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.

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....
Feifei and Neil learn how to deal with visitors and new colleagues. What should you say when you're showing people round the office?...
6 6min: Retirement: 27 Sep 13 Sept. 27, 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson did it in his 70s. David Beckham did it in his 30s. When is the right time to retire?...
Have you ever felt homesick? Jen and Finn discuss ways to keep in touch with home when you're far away....
Neil and Feifei practise the language of setting up meetings in this special business edition of 6 Minute English....
Why do people work abroad? Find out about global migrants in this programme....
How can make ourselves happier? A database shows we may be looking in the wrong places. Rob and Finn find out why....
Poor goods? Bad service? Feifei and Neil learn how to deal with customer complaints....
Are we getting angrier? Find out about research that shows our modern fast- paced life is making us mad....
Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was born on Monday 22nd July. How do you announce the arrival of a royal baby?...
Do you enjoy the sound of singing birds? Find out what kind of effect it could have on you....