Improve your English listening skills, learn useful phrases and find out about life in the UK. This weekly podcast contains some of the best audio from bbcukchina.com, designed especially for Mandarin Chinese speakers who are learning English.
Fri, 17 May 13
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A Q&A of the Week programme about use of 'Whether it be'. Learn about the English subjunctive with 'be' - and pick up some more useful phrases with 'be'.
Fri, 10 May 13
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In this week's Question and Answer of the Week, Feifei explores the development of the English language. Why does English have so many words with very similar meanings - and how do we know which ones to use? Also, find out why synonyms are so important when learning English.
Fri, 3 May 13
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In this week's Question and Answer of the Week, Jean and Catherine discuss the phrase 'having given up hope'. Learn a useful way to talk about cause and effect relationships between events that happened in the past.
Fri, 26 Apr 13
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Do you know the difference between 'restoration' and 'recovery'? Find out in this Q&A programme.
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