6 Minute English

6 Minute English

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. Each programme is six minutes long and contains examples and explanations to help you improve your knowledge of the English language across a wide range of topics.

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  • Are you big on small talk?: 29 Jan 15

    Thu, 29 Jan 15

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Going to a party where you don't know anyone? Listen to Rob and Neil's advice and learn some related vocabulary

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  • Are computers making us dumb?: 22 Jan 15

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    We use computers for everything nowadays. Are we forgetting our own abilities - and losing our talent? Listen to Rob and Neil's discussion, and learn some related vocabulary

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  • Smokers to face one more ban: 15 Jan 15

    Thu, 15 Jan 15

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Smoking in cars with children might be banned in England? Listen to Neil and Rob's chat and learn some related vocabulary.

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  • Bullying or normal competition?: 8 Jan 15

    Thu, 8 Jan 15

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Is bullying just an attempt to give a bad name to what is part of human nature? Listen to Rob and Neil's chat and learn some related vocabulary.

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