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6 Minute Grammar

BBC

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Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar.

Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.
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Too%2C+very%2C+enough
access_time2 days ago
We will help you understand how 'too', 'very', and 'enough' are used and what they mean.
Subject+questions
access_time9 days ago
Learn how we form questions when we want to ask about a subject or an object.
How+to+use+%27used+to%27
access_time16 days ago
Learn how to talk about something you did regularly in the past, but don’t do now.
Might%2C+may%2C+could
access_time23 days ago
Catherine might cook curry for dinner. Learn how to use 'might', 'may' and 'could'.
Defining+relative+clauses
access_time30 days ago
How to use defining relative clauses. They give information about a noun in a sentence.
Present+perfect+with+%27just%27%2C+%27already%27+and+%27yet%27
access_time1 month ago
Learn how to use 'just', 'already' and 'yet' with the present perfect.
Comparatives+and+superlatives
access_time1 month ago
Who's taller and who is the thinnest? Learn how to compare people and things in English.
The+present+perfect+with+%27for%27+and+%27since%27
access_time2 months ago
Learn how to answer questions with 'how long' using the words 'for' and 'since'.
The+present+perfect+with+%E2%80%98ever%E2%80%99+and+%E2%80%98never%E2%80%99
access_time2 months ago
Have you ever ridden a camel? Use the present perfect to talk about life experiences.
Verb+patterns
access_time2 months ago
When is a verb followed by a gerund, and when is it followed by an infinitive?
Present+continuous+and+%27going+to%27
access_time2 months ago
Taking about making plans… what is Finn doing tonight? Listen to the programme.
Articles
access_time3 months ago
Rob and Emma talk about articles and Finn talks about elephants in Cambodia.
Past+simple+and+past+continuous
access_time3 months ago
We talk about the Titanic disaster and teach you two past verb forms.
The+past+simple+tense
access_time3 months ago
Did you have breakfast?" Learn how to use the past simple tense.
%27Have+to%27+and+%27must%27
access_time3 months ago
Learn how to talk about obligations in English using 'have to' and 'must'.
Adverbs+of+frequency
access_time4 months ago
Learn how to use 'always', 'often', 'never' and 'sometimes'.
%27Like%27+for+preference+and+description
access_time4 months ago
We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food
Present+perfect+continuous
access_time4 months ago
'What have you been doing?' Learn how to use the present perfect continuous tense.
Present+tenses
access_time4 months ago
Finn and Catherine take a look at the present simple, continuous and perfect.
%27Can%27%2C+%27could%27%2C+%27be+able+to%27%2C+%27manage+to%27
access_time4 months ago
Learn key words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.
%27Used+to%27+and+%27would%27
access_time5 months ago
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!
Talking+about+the+future
access_time5 months ago
Learn how to use 'will', 'going to', 'might' and 'be likely to' to talk about the future.
Question+tags
access_time5 months ago
You didn't eat all the chocolate, did you?" Learn how to use 'did you' - a question tag.
Present+perfect+and+past+simple
access_time5 months ago
Catherine and Neil talk about unusual food and give you rules to help you choose tenses.
State+verbs
access_time6 months ago
Is it OK to say 'I'm loving your work'? Neil and Catherine take a look at state verbs.
The+second+conditional
access_time6 months ago
If my team won, I'd be so happy!" Learn how to use the second conditional.
The+first+conditional
access_time6 months ago
If it rains, I will take my umbrella." Learn how to use the first conditional.
Present+and+past+passives
access_time6 months ago
Passive forms can be tricky to understand but Rob, Neil and Mike are here to help you.
Indirect+questions
access_time7 months ago
Rob and Catherine tell you what they are, how to make them and when to use them.
Verb+tenses
access_time7 months ago
Neil and Catherine go on a 'tour' of 6 very important English tenses.
Too%2C+very%2C+enough
access_time7 months ago
Too expensive? Using 'too', 'very' and 'enough' with adjectives to talk about degree.
Subject+questions
access_time7 months ago
Learn how to form questions when you want to ask about a subject or an object.
%27Used+to%27
access_time8 months ago
Using the phrase 'used to' to talk about the past: "I used to meet my friends every day.
Might%2C+may%2C+could
access_time8 months ago
Catherine might cook curry for dinner. Learn how to use 'might', 'may' and 'could'.
Defining+relative+clauses
access_time8 months ago
How to use defining relative clauses. They give information about a noun in a sentence.
The+present+perfect+with+%27just%27%2C+%27already%27+and+%27yet%27
access_time8 months ago
'I've just been to the London eye!' Learn how to talk about your activities.
Comparatives+and+superlatives
access_time8 months ago
Who's taller and who is the thinnest? Learn how to compare people and things in English.
The+present+perfect+with+%27for%27+and+%27since%27
access_time9 months ago
Learn how to answer questions with 'how long' using the words 'for' and 'since'.
The+present+perfect+with+%E2%80%98ever%E2%80%99+and+%E2%80%98never%E2%80%99
access_time9 months ago
Have you ever ridden a camel? Use the present perfect to talk about life experiences.
Verb+patterns
access_time9 months ago
When is a verb followed by a gerund, and when is it followed by an infinitive?
Present+continuous+and+%27going+to%27
access_time9 months ago
We talk about making plans and what is Finn doing tonight?
Articles
access_time10 months ago
Rob and Emma talk about articles and Finn talks about elephants in Cambodia
Past+simple+and+past+continuous
access_time10 months ago
We talk about the Titanic disaster and teach you two past verb forms.
The+past+simple+tense
access_time10 months ago
Did you have breakfast?" Learn how to use the past simple tense.
%27Have+to%27+and+%27must%27
access_time10 months ago
Learn how to talk about obligations in English using 'have to' and 'must'.
Adverbs+of+frequency
access_time11 months ago
Learn how to use words like 'always', 'never' and 'sometimes'.
%27Like%27+for+preference+and+description
access_time11 months ago
We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food
Present+simple+and+continuous
access_time11 months ago
There's nothing like the present! Learn about the present simple and present continuous.
Question+forms
access_time11 months ago
We’ll take a look at yes-no questions and questions to get to know each other.
Future+perfect+continuous
access_time11 months ago
How to describe the continuous nature of a future activity and how long it will last.
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