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.
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?
Neil and Rob talk about these uncomfortable but very glamorous shoes.
Neil and Rob discuss ways of improving your memory and teach you new vocabulary.
Neil and Rob discuss what makes people happy and teach you new vocabulary.
New technology might be putting an end to instrumental introductions to pop songs.
Learn about schadenfraude. A German word that English has borrowed.
Scientists say too much meat is bad for us and the planet. Could you go semi-vegetarian?
The former First Lady continues with her mission to try to inspire girls and women.
What's going on in a teenager's brain? We hear about research explaining their behaviour
What does the letter 'x' all by itself at the end of a message mean? We'll tell you.
Rob and Neil talk about food photos on social media.
Neil and Catherine discuss the science of why coffee often smells better than it tastes.
What can chickens help us learn about the way we organise ourselves?
Can you feel lonely in a crowded place? Neil and Sam discuss and teach some vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss if there's any advantage to the beach body trend.
Rob and Neil discuss what it takes to be creative - and they also teach you vocabulary.