6 Minute English
Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.
Everyone loves a holiday, but what damage can tourists do? Sam and Rob find out.
Climate change means we might have to change our diets. Let's tuck into some vocabulary.
How can you change the way you live to help the environment? Sam and Neil discuss.
Sam and Neil discuss politics and teach you related vocabulary.
A new digital currency might appear: Facebook's Libra. We discuss, and teach vocabulary.
How much should you tip? We discuss this, and other tricky questions, in 6 minutes.
Does recycling coffee cups make a difference? Neil and Rob discuss and teach vocabulary.
Have you fallen for a scam? Sam and Rob discuss and teach you fraud-related vocabulary.
Sam and Rob discuss criminal methods, hear from anti-fraud experts and teach vocabulary.
Why is 'shame' the emotion of now? We discuss this and teach you new vocabulary as well.
Neil and Rob talk about financial planning and teach you money-related vocabulary.
Sam and Catherine discuss the Women's World Cup and teach new related vocabulary.
Neil and Rob talk about this kind of music and teach you some vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss talking on the phone and teach related vocabulary.
Neil and Sam talk about biker culture and teach you related vocabulary.
Neil and Rob discuss their shopping habits and give you vocabulary for free!
Neil and Rob talk about insomnia and teach you the related vocabulary.
Neil and Dan talk about diets and serve you a tasty helping of vocabulary.
These devices listen to our every command. But when does 'listening' become 'spying'?
Has anxiety been good for humans?
Forget high heels - the comfortable shoe is becoming acceptable in formal settings.
Neil and Rob talk about the animal symbol of Easter and teach you some vocabulary.
How tidy are you? Learn about the fashion for a clutter-free life.
Neil and Dan discuss what awkwardness is and why we feel it.
Neil and Rob discuss how your eyes predict personality and teach you related vocabulary.
Dan and Rob discuss veganism, persuasion and teach you vocabulary.
Neil and Rob discuss what could make life admin tasks more interesting.
Neil and Rob talk about these mythical creatures and teach you some vocabulary.
Neil and Rob discuss the topic and teach you new vocabulary.
Apparently, only 5% of people who've used dating apps, actually go on the date. Why?