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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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Review+of+conditionals
access_time4 days ago
Join us for this programme as we review four different types of conditionals.
%27Used+to%27%2C+%27be+used%27+and+%27get+used+to%27
access_time11 days ago
Learn to talk about actions that happened regularly in the past.
The+future+continuous+and+be%2Binfinitive
access_time18 days ago
Callum and Catherine discuss two different ways of talking about the future.
Phrasal+verbs
access_time25 days ago
Afraid of phrasal verbs? Relax - Callum and Catherine are here to help you.
Using+narrative+tenses
access_time1 month ago
Learn about using narrative verb forms with Finn and Catherine.
Adverb+position+2
access_time1 month ago
We look at different groups of adverbs and how we use them with adjectives.
Defining+and+non-defining+relative+clauses
access_time2 months ago
Callum and Catherine talk about defining and non-defining relative clauses
Talking+about+the+future
access_time2 months ago
Hear about Finn's plans to cook a delicious curry for his dinner.
The+definite+article+with+abstract+uncountable+nouns
access_time2 months ago
Learn all about the word 'the' and how to use it with abstract uncountable nouns.
Adverb+position
access_time2 months ago
We talk about the three positions where adverbs usually go when used with verbs.
Comparatives+and+superlatives
access_time3 months ago
Catherine's bad commute to work helps us understand comparatives and superlatives.
Active+vs.+passive
access_time3 months ago
Learn about the active and passive voices with Catherine and Finn.
Reported+speech
access_time3 months ago
Find out what to do with pronouns and tenses when you report what someone else says.
Linking+devices%3A+cause+and+effect
access_time3 months ago
Learn some useful phrases for talking about cause and effect in this podcast.
The+third+conditional
access_time4 months ago
We explain the third conditional to talk about things in the past that we didn't do.
Adjectives+and+adverbs
access_time4 months ago
Chocolate biscuits are a helpful learning tool to help explain adjectives and adverbs!
The+past+perfect
access_time4 months ago
Find out all about the past perfect form in this episode of 6 Minute Grammar.
Modals+of+deduction+and+speculation
access_time4 months ago
Learn what to say when you're making a guess about a past or present situation.
The+zero+and+first+conditionals
access_time5 months ago
Learn how to make them, when to use them and listen to some example sentences.
Phrasal+verbs
access_time5 months ago
Learn about phrasal and prepositional verbs: break up, break down, get up, make out.
Quantifiers
access_time5 months ago
Finn and Catherine look at quantifiers: both, every, all, each, either and neither.
The+present+perfect+continuous+tense
access_time5 months ago
How long have Neil and Catherine been talking about the present perfect continuous?!
Present+tenses
access_time5 months ago
Finn and Catherine take a look at the present simple, continuous and perfect.
Present+and+past+modals+of+ability
access_time6 months ago
Learn about English words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.
%27Used+to%27+and+%27would%27
access_time6 months ago
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!
Talking+about+the+future
access_time6 months ago
Learn different phrases to talk about the future: will, going to, might, be likely to.
Question+tags
access_time6 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_time7 months ago
Catherine and Neil talk about unusual food and give you rules to help you choose tenses.
State+verbs
access_time7 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_time7 months ago
'If my team won, I'd be so happy!' Learn how to use the second conditional.
The+first+conditional
access_time7 months ago
'If it rains, I will take my umbrella'. Learn how to use the first conditional.
Present+and+past+passives
access_time8 months ago
Passive forms can be tricky to understand but Rob, Neil and Mike are here to help you.
Indirect+questions
access_time8 months ago
We're going to look at different ways of asking for information and making requests.
Tenses
access_time8 months ago
Neil and Catherine go on a 'tense tour' of six very important English tenses.
%27Too%27%2C+%27very%27+and+%27enough%27
access_time8 months ago
Learn how to use 'too', 'enough' and 'very' with adjectives to indicate degree.
%27Too%27%2C+%27very%27+and+%27enough%27
access_time8 months ago
Learn how to use 'too', 'enough' and 'very' with adjectives to indicate degree.
Subject+questions
access_time9 months ago
We explain how to form questions when we want to ask about a subject or an object.
Used+to
access_time9 months ago
Learn about using the phrase 'used to' to talk about the past with Neil, Catherine and Rob
May%2C+might%2C+could
access_time9 months ago
Find out what Catherine may, might or could have for dinner tonight.
Relative+clauses
access_time9 months ago
Finn and Alice look at what relative clauses are, and how we make them
The+present+perfect+with+%27just%27%2C+%27already%27+and+%27yet%27
access_time9 months ago
'I've just been to the London eye!' Learn how to talk about your activities.
Comparatives+and+superlatives
access_time10 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_time10 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_time10 months ago
Have you ever ridden a camel? Use the present perfect to talk about life experiences.
Verb+patterns
access_time10 months ago
What happens when we use two verbs together in English?
Present+continuous+and+%27going+to%27
access_time11 months ago
What are Rob, Emma and Finn going to do in just 6 minutes? Find out here!
Articles
access_time11 months ago
Emma hears some travellers' tales as we explore the rules of the articles A, AN and THE.
Past+simple+and+past+continuous
access_time11 months ago
We talk about the Titanic disaster and teach you two past verb forms.
Past+simple
access_time11 months ago
Finn brings you past simple explanations and examples, while Sophie eats biscuit.
%27Have+to%27+and+%27must%27
access_time12 months ago
Finn and Alice discuss how we talk about obligations using 'have to' and must'.
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