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Past simple
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 hours ago
We look at the 'past simple' and give you examples in this 6 Minute Grammar.
The Queen of Hearts Forever
Can Inspire WYN Studio
access_time3 days ago
In the loving memory of 'The Queen of Hearts'; the mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, warrior, the magical and divine, the one and only, our beloved- C Pallavi Rao Narvekar. This final episode of Can Inspire is a tribute and celebration of her beautiful journey, in her own voice, in her own words. Happy Birthday, Pallavi! We love you, forever.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Angela Merkel
6 Minute English BBC
access_time5 days ago
Sam and Neil talk about the influential German leader and teach you related vocabulary.
'Have to' and 'must'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time7 days ago
Learn how to talk about obligations in English using 'have to' and 'must'.
Smart tech and climate change
6 Minute English BBC
access_time12 days ago
Could AI be used to help fight against climate change?
Adverbs of Frequency
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time14 days ago
Learn how to use words like 'always', 'never' and 'sometimes'.
Going through the menopause
6 Minute English BBC
access_time19 days ago
Why don't people talk more about this aspect of women's lives?
'Like' for preference and description
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time21 days ago
We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food
Bitcoin's energy cost
6 Minute English BBC
access_time22 days ago
Bitcoin: is it an investment option for ordinary people?
I love my language!
6 Minute English BBC
access_time26 days ago
Neil and Sam talk about a woman's effort to keep her language alive.
Question forms
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time28 days ago
We’ll take a look at yes-no questions and questions to get to know each other.
Why are people collecting NFTs?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time29 days ago
What are 'non-fungible tokens'? That's what Neil and Sam talk about in this programme.
Robot Artists
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Will Robots ever be able to think or dream? Could they fall in love or create art?
Present perfect continuous
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time1 month ago
How long have Neil and Catherine been talking about the present perfect continuous?
Bats: Friend or foe?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Learn more about these furry flying mammals with Neil and Sam.
Is the planet warming up faster?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Some extreme weather events are puzzling scientists.
Present tenses
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time1 month ago
Finn and Catherine take a look at the present simple, continuous and perfect.
Is technology harmful to youngsters?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time1 month ago
Can spending hours online affect the new generation's mental health?
Is chimp politics like ours?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
Just like humans, chimps live in social groups, have leaders and a desire for power.
'Can', 'could', 'be able to', 'manage to'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Learn key words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.
Making sense of the census
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
What's behind counting people in a country? Neil and Sam talk about the census.
'Used to' and 'would'
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!
The fear of numbers
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
Are you afraid of maths? Neil and Sam talk about numbers and teach you vocabulary.
A future without doctors?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
We discuss if artificial intelligence could replace human doctors and nurses.
Talking about the future
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
Learn how to use 'will', 'going to', 'might' and 'be likely to' to talk about the future.
Lights! Camera! Kiss! - Intimacy on screen
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
How actors are made to feel more comfortable when filming intimate scenes.
Head injury in sport
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
Contact sports can be dangerous. The truth about the effects on players is coming out.
Question tags
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time2 months ago
"You didn't eat all the chocolate, did you?" Learn how to use 'did you' - a question tag.
Inside the head of Jeff Bezos
6 Minute English BBC
access_time2 months ago
How does the founder of the web giant Amazon think? Listen to the programme to find out.
The history of swimming
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
We talk about the history of swimming and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
Present perfect and past simple
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
Learn when we use the present perfect and past simple tenses.
Are humans a messy species?
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Learn the language of going to the toilet.
State verbs
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
Is it OK to say 'I'm loving your work'? Neil and Catherine take a look at state verbs.
The loneliest man in history
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
We talk about Michael Collins, who orbited the Moon in the command module Columbia.
HAP 81 - Making History - Carter G. Woodson
Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.
The second conditional
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
For an explanation about the 2nd conditional, just give us 6 minutes and we can help!
How colour affects us
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Neil and Georgina add some colour to your life by discussing how colour can make you feel
3 myths about racism that keep the US from progress | Candis Watts Smith
TEDTalks Education TEDTalks
access_time3 months ago
Racism morphs, spreading and hiding behind numerous half-truths and full-blown falsities about where it lives and who embodies it. In this actionable talk, political scientist Candis Watts Smith debunks three widely accepted myths about racism in the US and calls for a nuanced, more expansive definition to support this new era of anti-racist action.
Flexible working
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Is there a stigma attached to not wanting to work the 9-to-5 shift?
The first conditional
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time3 months ago
'If it rains, I will take my umbrella'. Learn how to use the first conditional.
HAP 80 - Scholarly Contributions - African American Professional Philosophers
From the latter half of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, African Americans only rarely obtain jobs as philosophy professors but bring distinctive perspectives to the profession.
Hypnotism
6 Minute English BBC
access_time3 months ago
Hypnotism has always fascinated us, but can anyone be hypnotised?
Present and past passives
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
Listen to this programme for examples of passives and explanations of how they're used.
Saving the white rhinos
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
Conservationists are working on an artificial breeding programme to preserve the species.
Indirect questions
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
Learn different ways of asking for information and making requests.
HAP 79 - Leonard Harris on Alain Locke
Leonard Harris explains how Locke's value theory was the basis for his aesthetics and theories of democracy and race. 
Making old things last longer
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
Shouldn't we stop throwing things away and start fixing them?
Verb tenses
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
Neil and Catherine go on a 'tour' of 6 very important English tenses.
Building rapport with others
6 Minute English BBC
access_time4 months ago
We discuss four styles of communication and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
Too, very, enough
6 Minute Grammar BBC
access_time4 months ago
We will help you understand how 'too', 'very', and 'enough' are used and what they mean.