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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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Mermaids
access_time2 days ago
We talk about different variations on the concept of mermaids.
A+quieter+world
access_time9 days ago
Neil and Georgina discuss noise and whether it is bad for our health.
US+and+China+vs+climate+change
access_time16 days ago
Can the world's two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases work together?
Naked+in+nature
access_time23 days ago
Hear about why being naked in nature might be good for you.
The+language+of+biscuits
access_time30 days ago
Rob and Neil talk about the origins and the language of this humble snack.
Is+English+really+English%3F
access_time1 month ago
Neil and Georgina discuss where the English language we use today really comes from.
Astronauts+on+strike%3F
access_time1 month ago
Hear all about the Skylab astronauts’ disagreement with mission control.
Digital+help+for+blind+people
access_time2 months ago
Hear about digital technology which helps blind people improve their lives.
What%E2%80%99s+the+key+to+happiness%3F
access_time2 months ago
Hear about what small things you can do to feel happier about life.
Looking+for+utopia
access_time2 months ago
Rob and Georgina talk about how to create a happy place.
Covid%3A+One+year+on
access_time2 months ago
Over a year on since the first outbreak, what have we learnt? We talk about the pandemic.
Singing+in+tune
access_time3 months ago
Neil and Georgina discuss singing and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
Working+for+yourself
access_time3 months ago
Rob and Georgina talk about the advantages and disadvantages of freelancing.
How+much+heat+do+you+lose+from+your+head%3F
access_time3 months ago
Rob and Georgina talk about percentages and teach you some English vocabulary.
The+woman+whose+cells+never+die
access_time3 months ago
Rob and Georgina discuss medical research and teach you related vocabulary.
What+makes+a+good+story%3F
access_time4 months ago
Hear about storytelling and how it helps us to connect and communicate.
For+the+love+of+foreign+languages
access_time4 months ago
Is learning languages good for head, heart and soul?
Why+can%27t+we+resist+comfort+food%3F
access_time4 months ago
Neil and Rob talk about comfort food and what actually makes us eat it.
What+is+fat-shaming%3F
access_time4 months ago
We discuss where the attitudes behind fat-shaming come from.
Coronavirus+vs+other+pandemics
access_time4 months ago
Hear about coronavirus and how it isn’t that bad compared to historical pandemics
Are+trees+intelligent%3F
access_time5 months ago
We talk about trees and how they can communicate and help each other.
Can+jellyfish+help+us+solve+our+problems%3F
access_time5 months ago
We discuss how these sea creatures could help us solve the problem of plastic pollution.
Why+do+we+choose+to+text+instead+of+talk%3F
access_time5 months ago
Communicating by text has become more and more popular. Neil and Georgina talk about it.
Loneliness
access_time5 months ago
Neil and Rob talk about loneliness and how some people prefer their own company.
Is+punctuality+important%3F
access_time6 months ago
We discuss people's attitude to being on time and why some people are always late.
Could+you+be+a+victim+of+online+fraud%3F
access_time6 months ago
We talk about online fraud and teach you some useful vocabulary along the way.
Melting+ice+sheet%3A+Is+it+too+late%3F
access_time6 months ago
Many scientists are wondering whether it’s now too late to stop global warming.
Walkman%3A+the+music+player+revolution
access_time6 months ago
Neil and Georgina take a nostalgic look back at the 1980s and the birth of the Walkman.
Could+humans+live+in+underwater+cities%3F
access_time7 months ago
Hear about projects to create liveable underwater habitats and learn new vocabulary.
Hacking+help+for+US+elections
access_time7 months ago
Rob and Sam discuss plans in the US to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks on election day.
Do+chimps+have+the+same+emotions+as+us%3F
access_time7 months ago
Hear Jane Goodall talk about the deep connections between humans and the great apes.
How+can+we+make+the+web+a+better+place%3F
access_time7 months ago
Neil and Sam talk about the subject and teach you vocabulary along the way.
Coronavirus%3A+Dealing+with+mass+unemployment+post-pandemic
access_time8 months ago
Neil and Sam discuss the post-Covid job landscape and teach you vocabulary along the way.
Grandma+therapy+in+Zimbabwe
access_time8 months ago
Grandmothers are being trained to provide therapy to people in their community.
Is+there+a+future+without+bees%3F
access_time8 months ago
The number of bees is declining at an alarming rate, with serious consequences for us.
How+to+talk+about+conspiracy+theories
access_time8 months ago
We discuss what to do when you are confronted with someone who spreads falsehoods.
What%E2%80%99s+the+point+of+blood+types%3F
access_time8 months ago
In this programme, we’ll be finding out all about blood and teaching you some vocabulary.
Will+Covid-19+change+cities%3F
access_time9 months ago
Rob and Neil discuss the future of our cities and teach you useful vocabulary.
Is+this+the+era+of+distrust%3F
access_time9 months ago
In an era of fake news, could it be that we are living through a crisis in trust?
No+more+bosses
access_time9 months ago
Can companies operate better without managers? We talk about it and teach you vocabulary.
The+medicine+of+coronavirus
access_time9 months ago
Neil and Georgina talk about Covid-19 and teach you related vocabulary.
Food+made+in+space
access_time10 months ago
Find out how growing plants in space might help develop better crops.
Sport+against+poverty
access_time10 months ago
Neil and Sam discuss how sport is giving hope to young people leading the toughest lives.
Covid-19%3A+The+office+after+lockdown
access_time10 months ago
Companies are rushing to install technology to make offices safer. Neil and Sam discuss.
Should+we+wear+a+face+mask%3F
access_time10 months ago
Can wearing masks in public help prevent the spread of coronavirus? Rob and Sam discuss.
Millennials+and+business
access_time11 months ago
Rob and Sam discuss the new generation's desire to make the world a better place.
Is+being+thrifty+a+virtue%3F
access_time11 months ago
Neil and Sam talk about being a saver in a consumer culture and teach you vocabulary.
The+food+delivery+revolution
access_time11 months ago
Takeaway apps are changing food culture. We talk about it and teach you vocabulary.
What+difference+has+%23MeToo+made%3F
access_time11 months ago
Sam and Georgina talk about the movement and teach you related vocabulary.
Is+the+recycling+system+broken%3F
access_time11 months ago
We talk about the over-reliance on recycling rather than reducing the use of plastics
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