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Unit 1: The Experiment

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  1. 1 The Experiment
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    Session 1

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    We Say - You Say: A leopard can't change its spots

    07 Sep 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We say - You say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 2

    1 Activity

    We Say - You Say: Don't judge a book by its cover

    15 Sep 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We say - You say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 3

    1 Activity

    We Say - You Say: Too many cooks spoil the broth

    01 Sep 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We say - You say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 4

    1 Activity

    We Say - You Say: Every cloud has a silver lining

    01 Sep 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We say - You say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 5

    1 Activity

    We Say - You Say: Don't cry over spilt milk

    01 Sep 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We Say - You Say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 6

    1 Activity

    We Say - You Say: Once bitten, twice shy

    13 Oct 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our first series, We Say - You Say, shows how YOUR language can help you remember English expressions.

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    Session 7

    1 Activity

    This Is Where… Work cut out

    19 Oct 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our second series, This Is Where…, takes us on a tour of London to discover the possible origins of unusual English phrases.

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    Session 8

    1 Activity

    This Is Where... Steal someone's thunder

    24 Oct 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our second series, This is Where… takes us on a tour of London to discover the origins of unusual English phrases.

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    Session 9

    1 Activity

    This Is Where... Warts and all

    02 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our second series, This is Where… takes us on a tour of London to discover the origins of unusual English phrases.

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    Session 10

    1 Activity

    Small Talk. Subjects to avoid: Sex

    09 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our third series, Small Talk, lets you know which subjects it's best to avoid when chatting to British people.

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    Session 11

    1 Activity

    Small Talk. Subjects to avoid: Salary

    16 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our third series, Small Talk, lets you know which subjects it's best to avoid when chatting to British people.

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    Session 12

    1 Activity

    Small Talk. Subjects to avoid: Politics

    20 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our third series, Small Talk, lets you know which subjects it's best to avoid when chatting to British people.

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    Session 13

    1 Activity

    Phrase Frenzy: Episode 1 - Animal idioms

    01 Dec 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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    Session 14

    1 Activity

    Phrase Frenzy: Episode 2 - sports idioms

    01 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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    Session 15

    1 Activity

    Phrase Frenzy: Episode 3 - food idioms

    01 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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    Session 16

    1 Activity

    Phrase Frenzy: Episode 4 - Christmas idioms

    01 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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    Session 17

    1 Activity

    Phrase Frenzy: Episode 5 - body idioms

    01 Nov 2017

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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    Session 18

    1 Activity

    Bad Dates: Episode 1 - Mobile phone addict

    04 Jan 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 19

    1 Activity

    Bad Dates: Episode 2 - Cheap date

    10 Jan 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 20

    1 Activity

    Bad Dates: Episode 3 - Dirty date

    18 Jan 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 21

    1 Activity

    Bad Dates: Episode 4 - Flirty date

    25 Jan 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 22

    1 Activity

    Bad Dates: Episode 5 - Drunk date

    01 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 23

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #Gridgirls

    09 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 24

    1 Activity

    VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL. Bad Dates: Episode 6 - Valentine's date

    14 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our fifth series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way!

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    Session 25

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #WinterOlympics

    16 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 26

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #Measles

    21 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 27

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #PlasticFree

    28 Feb 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 28

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #TrumpKim

    09 Mar 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 29

    1 Activity

    Everybody's talking about... #StephenHawking

    14 Mar 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it's going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!

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    Session 30

    1 Activity

    LE Live

    23 Mar 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    We'd like to share with you the recording of our first live, interactive lesson. LE Live was streamed on March 22nd 2018 on Facebook Live. We plan to do more in the future.

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    Session 31

    1 Activity

    What they really mean Episode 1: Questions as Warnings

    23 Mar 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our seventh series, What They Really Mean shows how misunderstandings can be caused when people say things indirectly. Each episode shows you how to avoid these misunderstandings.

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    Session 32

    1 Activity

    What they really mean - Suggestions as instructions

    06 Apr 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our seventh series, What they really mean shows how misunderstandings can be caused by common ways we use language. Each episode shows you how to avoid these misunderstandings.

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    Session 33

    1 Activity

    What they really mean - Euphemistic feedback

    13 Apr 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our seventh series, What they really mean shows how misunderstandings can be caused by common ways we use language. Each episode shows you how to avoid these misunderstandings.

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    Session 34

    1 Activity

    What they really mean - Sarcasm

    18 Apr 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our seventh series, What they really mean shows how misunderstandings can be caused by common ways we use language. Each episode shows you how to avoid these misunderstandings.

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    Session 35

    1 Activity

    What they really mean - Disguised requests

    26 Apr 2018

    The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

    Our seventh series, What they really mean shows how misunderstandings can be caused by common ways we use language. Each episode shows you how to avoid these misunderstandings.