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6 Minute English

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Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. Your weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Friday.
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What+chickens+can+teach+us+about+hierarchies
access_time4 days ago
What can chickens help us learn about the way we organise ourselves?
Loneliness
access_time11 days ago
Can you feel lonely in a crowded place? Neil and Sam discuss and teach some vocabulary.
Objectification
access_time18 days ago
Neil and Sam discuss if there's any advantage to the beach body trend.
Talking+to+machines
access_time5 months ago
How is the way we interact with technology affecting the type of language we use?
Risk
access_time6 months ago
Are you a risk taker? Knowing your risk type can help people make decisions for you.
Women+in+space
access_time6 months ago
Could the first person on Mars be a woman?
Football+songs
access_time6 months ago
Neil and Dan discuss ways to liven up the atmosphere at football matches
Hanger
access_time6 months ago
We discuss a new word to describe when you feel angry because you're hungry
Perfume%3A+what+your+smell+says
access_time7 months ago
Listen to this discussion about smells and learn some vocabulary.
Perfume%3A+what+your+smell+says+about+you
access_time7 months ago
Listen to this discussion about smells and learn some useful vocabulary too.
Internet+-+good+or+bad%3F
access_time7 months ago
Rob and Neil discuss some of the advantages and drawbacks of going online
Lying+to+children
access_time7 months ago
Neil and Rob ask: Is it ever OK to tell lies to kids?
Foodie
access_time7 months ago
Many in the UK describe themselves as 'foodies', but do they really know about food?
The+future+of+marriage
access_time8 months ago
Fewer UK opposite-sex couples are getting married. Learn why and the related vocabulary.
Who+needs+a+manbag%3F
access_time8 months ago
What are fashionable men carrying these days? We look inside the trend for a manbag accessory and teach some new vocabulary
Microadventures%21
access_time8 months ago
You don't need to go far for adventure. Find out how there's fun to be had on your doorstep
How+do+you+learn+to+speak+a+language%3F
access_time8 months ago
It's good to learn another language but it can be challenging. We discuss the ideas that could make it easier
How+do+you+learn+to+speak+a+language%3F
access_time8 months ago
It's good to learn another language but it can be challenging. We discuss the ideas that could make it easier
Robot+therapist
access_time9 months ago
Would you tell a robot your deepest secrets? And could a robot help someone overcome mental health issues? Rob and Catherine discuss robot therapists
Hello%2C+hello
access_time9 months ago
It's probably the first word you learned in English, but what is the history of the humble 'hello'? Rob and Catherine talk about greetings in 6 Minute English
Swimming+like+a+mermaid
access_time9 months ago
There's a new trend: dressing up and swimming like a mermaid. It's aimed at teaching kids to be safe in the water, but it's catching on with adults too
The+rise+of+drones
access_time9 months ago
Good or bad, drones are taking off. We discuss how these pilotless flying machines are helping and hindering our lives
Transport+of+the+future
access_time9 months ago
What will travel be like in the future? We discuss new ideas for moving us faster
What%E2%80%99s+in+a+name%3F
access_time10 months ago
A growing number of western millennial men are taking their new wife's name when they get married. Dan and Neil discuss this trend and teach you six items of vocabulary
The+rise+of+artificial+intelligence
access_time10 months ago
Will artificial intelligence ever outperform humans?
Dry+January
access_time10 months ago
What are the benefits of giving up alcohol for a month?
Ethical+coffee
access_time10 months ago
Would you pay more for coffee if you knew it was doing some good? Dan and Catherine discuss the pros and cons of ethically produced coffee
Is+%27man+flu%27+real%3F
access_time10 months ago
Can science prove the existence of 'man flu' or are men just big babies? Dan and Neil discuss all this and give you six useful items of vocabulary
Is+%27man+flu%27+real%3F
access_time10 months ago
Can science prove the existence of 'man flu' or are men just big babies? Dan and Neil discuss all this and give you six useful items of vocabulary
Bitcoin
access_time11 months ago
What do you know about the digital crypto-currency?
The+perfect+Santa
access_time11 months ago
A popular job at this time of year is playing the part of Santa. But what does it take to be the perfect Father Christmas?
Should+schoolchildren+have+jobs%3F
access_time11 months ago
The number of schoolchildren with doing part-time jobs in the UK has fallen. Is that a good thing? Neil and Dan discuss the pros and cons of working while you're still at school
What+do+you+buy+when+you%27re+sad%3F
access_time12 months ago
Have you ever bought something when you're sad and then regretted it later?
Do+you+need+to+upgrade+your+phone%3F
access_time12 months ago
What are the advantages or disadvantages of getting the latest model. Rob and Catherine talk about smartphones and teach you new vocabulary
Why+more+of+us+are+getting+fitter+together
access_time12 months ago
Group exercise has become very popular in recent years. Rob and Catherine talk about going to the gym and why gym membership is becoming increasingly popular
How+do+you+like+your+coffee%3F
access_time1 year ago
Has the internet replaced the lively debate and intellectual discussions that used to be their main feature in the past?
How+much+is+a+zillion%3F
access_time1 year ago
A million, a billion and a zillion - which of these is biggest and which one is not an exact number? Rob and Catherine talk about the language we use to describe numbers
Pedestrianisation+-+is+it+good+for+cities+and+towns%3F
access_time1 year ago
There’s a fresh interest in keeping cars out of cities. Is it a good idea?
Too+much+sugar
access_time1 year ago
Are you aware of how much of the sweet stuff you eat? Neil and Rob talk about sugar and teach you some tempting new vocabulary
What%27s+wetiquette%3F
access_time1 year ago
How do you behave in a swimming pool? Do you respect other swimmers or do you end up in their way? Rob and Neil talk about 'wetiquette' and teach you other new vocabulary
Why+pay+for+bottled+water%3F
access_time1 year ago
Have drinks manufacturers persuaded us that bottled water is better than tap water?
Do+adults+exercise+enough%3F
access_time1 year ago
Neil and Rob talk about vigorous exercise – and whether adults take enough of it!
What+can%27t+computers+do%3F
access_time1 year ago
Are you afraid of machines that copy human intelligent behaviour? Neil and Tim talk about all the things computers can do nowadays and teach you useful vocabulary
The+wonders+of+hair
access_time1 year ago
Did you know that when the entire body is aging hair can grow stronger? Learn a about hair and hair-related vocabulary with Neil and Tim
Having+a+row+or+asking+for+directions%3F
access_time1 year ago
Tim and Neil talk about interactions that can be misunderstood by people of different backgrounds, and teach you useful vocabulary
Uniforms
access_time1 year ago
A policeman, a pilot, a chef - what's our fascination with uniforms?
Laughing+could+kill+you
access_time1 year ago
In a competition for control between laughter and breathing and speaking, laughter always wins, says a neuroscientist. Neil and Tim discuss the dangers of laughter
Would+the+world+stop+without+clocks%3F
access_time1 year ago
What would happen to the world if all the clocks stopped? Neil and Rob wonder if we are slaves of time
What+makes+a+video+go+viral%3F
access_time1 year ago
Rob is keen to share funny videos - he loves cat ones. Neil is not interested. What makes people want to share them?
Fancy+dress+funerals
access_time1 year ago
Funerals are sad occasions but some people decide to turn them into joyful celebrations of the dead person's life. Rob and Neil talk about fancy dress funerals
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