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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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Is+the+recycling+system+broken%3F
access_time6 days ago
We talk about the over-reliance on recycling rather than reducing the use of plastics
The+soothing+power+of+books
access_time13 days ago
How can books help us relax and feel more alive during troubled times?
Shocking+facts+about+electricity
access_time21 days ago
Neil and Georgina talk about how electrical systems differ from country to country.
The+importance+of+handwashing
access_time27 days ago
Neil and Georgina tell you why handwashing saves lives and teach you vocabulary.
Tips+for+parents+coping+with+kids+at+home
access_time1 month ago
How do you cope with children at home during the lockdown? That's what we discuss.
The+power+of+crying
access_time1 month ago
Does crying make you feel better? We discuss crying and teach you vocabulary.
Are+bucket+lists+always+a+good+thing%3F
access_time2 months ago
Do you have a bucket list? We discuss if planning our dreams is a good or a bad thing.
Is+the+pasty+really+Cornish%3F
access_time2 months ago
We serve up a discussion about this tasty snack and teach some new vocabulary.
Touring+bands+and+climate+change
access_time2 months ago
Music with a smaller carbon footprint. We discuss and teach new vocabulary.
How+smart+is+artificial+intelligence%3F
access_time2 months ago
How clever is artificial intelligence? Should we fear it? Neil and Sam discuss.
How+meditation+changes+the+brain
access_time3 months ago
Meditating changes your brain say some experts. Sam and Neil discuss and teach vocabulary
Will+humans+become+extinct%3F
access_time3 months ago
Does humanity have a future? We discuss and teach some vocabulary too.
The+circular+economy
access_time3 months ago
Who should take responsibility for recycling the the goods we buy? Neil and Sam discuss.
Eating+pond+scum
access_time3 months ago
Could microalgae be the answer to feeding the world in a sustainable way?
Could+you+give+up+fast+fashion%3F
access_time3 months ago
Is fast fashion harming the planet? We discuss this topic and teach you vocabulary.
How+resilient+are+you%3F
access_time4 months ago
Rob and Georgina discuss resilience and teach you related vocabulary.
Is+it+good+to+disagree%3F
access_time4 months ago
Sam and Rob wonder if the art of persuasion is lost and teach you related vocabulary.
Cleaning+the+air+we+breathe
access_time4 months ago
Sam and Neil discuss measures to restrict or ban polluting cars in city centres.
What%27s+inspiring+women+to+get+involved+in+politics%3F
access_time4 months ago
Sam and Georgina discuss the engagement of women in politics and teach you vocabulary.
Could+you+give+up+booze+for+a+month%3F
access_time5 months ago
Sam and Rob discuss the challenge of cutting down on alcohol and teach you vocabulary.
The+decline+of+the+apostrophe
access_time5 months ago
We discuss this punctuation mark and teach you some vocabulary along the way.
Fake+or+real%3A+What%E2%80%99s+the+best+tree+to+have+at+Christmas%3F
access_time5 months ago
What's the carbon footprint of your Christmas tree? We discuss which trees are best.
Ecotherapy%3A+Can+nature+make+you+happy%3F
access_time6 months ago
Learn how being in the great outdoors is inspiring a particular kind of therapy.
6+Minute+English%3A+Chatting+to+new+people
access_time6 months ago
Many feel uncomfortable about talking to stranger - but it could be good for you.
Why+take+a+gap+year%3F
access_time6 months ago
Some delay university to take a year off travelling. Is it a good idea? Find out here!
The+joy+of+free+diving
access_time6 months ago
We discuss this fascinating sport and teach you related vocabulary.
Can+robots+care+for+us%3F
access_time7 months ago
Can technology look after us? We discuss robot carers being introduced into social care.
Can+robots+care+for+us%3F
access_time7 months ago
We discuss robot carers being introduced into social care, and teach you vocabulary.
Mental+health+in+the+workplace
access_time7 months ago
Neil and Georgina talk about things people can do to make a difference.
Why+do+we+like+sad+music%3F
access_time7 months ago
Some people love sad music; others can't stand it. Why?
Why%27s+it+called+%27mother+tongue%27%3F
access_time7 months ago
We discuss the complicated relationship between language and gender.
Why%27s+it+called+%27mother+tongue%27%3F
access_time7 months ago
Sam and Georgina discuss the complicated relationship between language and gender.
Is+it+a+good+idea+to+have+a+tattoo%3F
access_time7 months ago
Do you have a tattoo? We discuss body art and teach you some vocabulary.
Is+it+OK+to+work+for+free%3F
access_time8 months ago
Rob and Sam discuss internships and teach you related vocabulary.
Can+you+spot+a+lie%3F
access_time8 months ago
Rob and Sam talk about the telltale signs and teach you some vocabulary. Honestly.
Are+you+good+at+complaining%3F
access_time8 months ago
Sam and Rob hope you don't complain about the vocabulary they're going to teach you!
Does+your+name+start+with+the+wrong+letter%3F
access_time8 months ago
Has the position of your surname in the alphabet affected your life? Neil & Sam discuss.
Faking+it%3A+Computers+that+spot+a+real+smile
access_time9 months ago
We discuss if computers can recognise human emotions from the expressions on our face.
Is+tourism+harmful%3F
access_time9 months ago
Everyone loves a holiday, but what damage can tourists do? Sam and Rob find out.
The+future+of+food
access_time9 months ago
Climate change means we might have to change our diets. Let's tuck into some vocabulary.
Environmentally+friendly+living
access_time9 months ago
How can you change the way you live to help the environment? Sam and Neil discuss.
Does+your+age+affect+your+political+views%3F
access_time10 months ago
Sam and Neil discuss politics and teach you related vocabulary.
Would+you+invest+in+cryptocurrencies%3F
access_time10 months ago
A new digital currency might appear: Facebook's Libra. We discuss, and teach vocabulary.
The+art+of+tipping
access_time10 months ago
How much should you tip? We discuss this, and other tricky questions, in 6 minutes.
Coffee+cups%3A+Do+you+use+your+own%3F
access_time10 months ago
Does recycling coffee cups make a difference? Neil and Rob discuss and teach vocabulary.
Are+you+at+risk+from+online+fraud%3F
access_time10 months ago
Have you fallen for a scam? Sam and Rob discuss and teach you fraud-related vocabulary.
Are+you+at+risk+from+online+fraud%3F
access_time10 months ago
Sam and Rob discuss criminal methods, hear from anti-fraud experts and teach vocabulary.
Shame
access_time11 months ago
Why is 'shame' the emotion of now? We discuss this and teach you new vocabulary as well.
Do+you+care+if+you%27re+poor+when+you%27re+old%3F
access_time11 months ago
Neil and Rob talk about financial planning and teach you money-related vocabulary.
The+rise+of+women%27s+football
access_time11 months ago
Sam and Catherine discuss the Women's World Cup and teach new related vocabulary.
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