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Can music mend a broken heart?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 days ago
Meet a singer-songwriter who used music to express her feelings of falling in love.
Tenses
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time6 days ago
Listen to Neil and Catherine discussing how to use six different English tenses.
The art of conversation
6 Minute English BBC
access_time11 days ago
We discuss whether the art of conversation is being lost in the era of social media
Too, very, enough
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time13 days ago
Does Catherine buy the very expensive red dress? Listen to find out and learn more.
Qatar's World Cup workers
6 Minute English BBC
access_time18 days ago
Hear about the workers who built the World Cup stadiums
Subject questions
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time20 days ago
How do we form questions when we want to ask about a subject or an object?
Controlling the weather
6 Minute English BBC
access_time25 days ago
We discuss two different types of weather manipulation.
‘Used to’
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time27 days ago
Did Rob use to play video games? Listen to find out and learn more.
‘May’, ‘might’ and ‘could
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time27 days ago
What are you having for dinner tonight? Listen to find out what Catherine might have.
Meet the flavourists
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Is designing a food flavour a dark art? We talk about the people who make flavours.
Are Halloween costumes too scary?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Some parents are complaining that some Halloween costumes are too scary.
Defining relative clauses
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time1 month ago
Do you know who married Ron Weasley in Harry Potter? Find out and learn more.
Does climate change make you anxious?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
We discuss how extreme weather events are affecting our mental health.
The present perfect with 'just', 'yet' and 'already'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Learn how to use the present perfect with 'just', 'yet' and 'already'.
Translating recipes
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
How to adapt dishes from other countries? We talk about it and teach you vocabulary.
Comparatives and superlatives
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Who's taller and who is the thinnest? Learn how to compare people and things in English.
Are artistic brain different?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
We talk about Mozart, Jimi Hendrix and teach you vocabulary.
The present perfect with 'for' and 'since'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Learn how to answer questions with 'how long' using the words 'for' and 'since'.
Why are prices going up?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
We discuss inflation and economics and teach related vocabulary.
The present perfect with ‘ever’ and ‘never’
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Have you ever ridden a camel? Use the present perfect to talk about life experiences.
English for dating online
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
We discuss language that gets used for dating online and new language that is emerging.
Verb patterns
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
We explain when is a verb followed by a gerund and when is it followed by an infinitive.
Man vs beast: Who is more efficient?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
We discuss the advantages of the design of the human body, and teach you vocabulary too.
Present continuous and 'going to'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
Rob, Emma and Finn are going to help you talk about future arrangements in this podcast!
Are you following your dreams?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Hear about two people who dared to follow their dreams and are happy to have done so.
Do emojis make language better?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Are emojis turning us into lazy writers?
The most powerful yet overlooked resource in schools | Heejae Lim
TEDTalks Education TEDTalks
access_time3 months ago
"When teachers and families work together, everyone wins," says education technology entrepreneur and TED Fellow Heejae Lim. She shines a light on an underutilized resource in US public education -- a family's love for their children -- and shows that, with the right tools and tech, schools can remove language barriers, foster meaningful connections and help every student thrive.
Articles
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
Join Rob, Emma and Finn to learn about articles.
Being a beauty influencer
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Hear about women who are using social media to change attitudes to beauty
Past simple and past continuous
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
We talk about the Titanic disaster and teach you two past verb forms.
Women in the workplace
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
Hear about the career-killing tasks that are holding women back in the workplace
The past simple tense
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
"Did you have breakfast?" Learn how to use the past simple tense.
Connecting remote communities
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
How do you connect the unconnected?
‘Have to’ and ‘must’
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
Do you know how to talk about obligations in English? Join Finn and Alice to find out!
How pandemics end
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
Covid-19, The Black Death We discuss what happens when deadly diseases go global.
Adverbs of frequency
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
Do you often listen to things in English? Learn more adverbs of frequency here.
Confused by modern idioms?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
We talk about some new expressions that have been introduced to English through the media
Like for preference and description
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
This week Sophie and Finn explain different meanings of the word 'like'.
How schools can nurture every student's genius | Trish Millines Dziko
TEDTalks Education TEDTalks
access_time5 months ago
Forget home economics and standardized tests, education visionary Trish Millines Dziko has a much more engaging and fulfilling way for students to develop real-world skills. Get schooled by Dziko as she shares how project-based learning can transform public education and unlock genius for the next generation of critical thinkers, problem solvers, ideators and leaders.
What is more dangerous: Sharks or humans?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 months ago
From monster killers of the sea to endangered species - we talk sharks and vocabulary.
Present simple and present continuous
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time5 months ago
Listen to Finn and Sophie explain the present simple and present continuous tenses.
Climate change and evolution
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 months ago
We discuss the impact of climate change on today's wildlife.
Question forms
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time5 months ago
How do you ask questions in English? Join Finn and Sophie and find out!
Preserving traditional recipes
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 months ago
We discuss the tastes of our childhood and teach new vocabulary.
Future perfect continuous
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time5 months ago
Learn how to use the future perfect continuous grammar form in English.
Restoring trust in science
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 months ago
Modern are scientists under pressure from critics motivated by political views.
Verb patterns
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time5 months ago
Verb + infinitive with 'to'? Verb + gerund? Learn about verb patterns.
The Manhattan Project
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 months ago
Learn about the invention of the atomic bomb
So, such, enough, too
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time6 months ago
Learn how to use these intensifiers in English.
The mission to safeguard Black history in the US | Julieanna L. Richardson
TEDTalks Education TEDTalks
access_time6 months ago
Black history in the US is rich, profound -- and at risk of being lost forever, if not for the monumental efforts of Julieanna L. Richardson. As the founder of The HistoryMakers -- the largest national archive of African American video-oral history -- Richardson shares some of the unknown and incredible legacies of Black America, highlighting the importance of documenting and preserving the past for future generations.