BBC Learning English
Learn how to speak English with the BBC. Every day we have a new video to help you learn the English language. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: Exam Skills - top tips for studying and preparing for an exam TUESDAY: News Review – discover the language used to explain the news WEDNESDAY: Pronunciation in the News - pronounce words from the news like a native speaker WEDNESDAY: LingoHack - vocabulary from the most recent BBC news reports THURSDAY: The Teachers' Room - ELT tips for teachers FRIDAY: Learners' Questions - we answer your frequently asked questions We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

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Is talking on the phone embarrassing? - 6 Minute English Is talking on the phone embarrassing? - 6 Minute English
3 days ago En
Do you think talking on the telephone is embarrassing? What clues about yourself and your background are you giving away? In what way might people be judging you incorrectly because of your phone conversation? That's what Neil and Sam talk about as they teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190613 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Soft skills: What does this mean? - The English We Speak Soft skills: What does this mean? - The English We Speak
6 days ago En
Rob’s thinking of applying for a new job, but it needs someone with ‘soft skills’. Feifei thinks he’s ‘soft’, but has he got the right skills? Watch this programme to find out what soft skills really are and who might be suitable for the new position. [Images: Getty Images] To download the audio and a transcript, visit our webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190610 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Why are motorbikes seen as masculine? Listen to 6 Minute English Why are motorbikes seen as masculine? Listen to 6 Minute English
1 week ago En
Biker culture is often seen as essentially masculine. What's the current image of women on motorcycles? And what happens to gender at 110 kph? That's what Neil and Sam talk about as they teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190606 [Image: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Bored vs Boring - What's the difference? Ed and Ing Adjectives - English In A Minute Bored vs Boring - What's the difference? Ed and Ing Adjectives - English In A Minute
1 week ago En
Sam's here to explain the difference between bored and boring! It won't bore you! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Some #adjectives end in '-ed' (= 'bored') and others in '-ing' (= 'boring') – but which ending describes how you feel? a) –ed b) –ing Watch the video and check your answer with Sam. ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-58 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Big deal - The English We Speak Big deal - The English We Speak
1 week ago En
Rob’s very excited about a discount he got on some packets of biscuits but Feifei’s not impressed. She reckons it’s a big deal – but can a big deal not be impressive? Find out the different meanings of this phrase in this episode of The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190603 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Vampire shoppers - 6 Minute English Vampire shoppers - 6 Minute English
2 weeks ago En
Are you a vampire shopper? Do you like shopping online? More and more people are spending the night shopping on their laptops and smartphones. But is this always a good idea? Neil and Rob discuss their shopping habits and offer you vocabulary for free! You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190530 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Clever clogs: What does it mean? - The English We Speak Clever clogs: What does it mean? - The English We Speak
2 weeks ago En
Fashion-conscious Feifei has bought a new pair of wooden shoes – what we call clogs- but she’s been told they are ‘clever clogs’. Will wearing them make her more intelligent? Rob is on hand to offer some words of wisdom. Find out what they are in this programme. To download the audio and a transcript, visit our webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190527 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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5 ways to say goodbye like a Brit: How to say goodbye in English - English In A Minute 5 ways to say goodbye like a Brit: How to say goodbye in English - English In A Minute
2 weeks ago En
Tom tells it like it is by explaining 5 ways to say goodbye just like the British! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Which is your favourite? ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-57 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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What to do when you can't sleep: 6 Minute English What to do when you can't sleep: 6 Minute English
3 weeks ago En
What can you do when you can't sleep? Is there anything more frustrating than lying there in the dark with your eyes open especially if it's not just now and then, but night after night? According to one expert in all things to do with sleep, there is one simple and effective solution - even if it seems like the opposite of what most people would suggest. Neil and Rob find out all about it and teach you the related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190523 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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In the end vs At the end: What's the difference? English In A Minute In the end vs At the end: What's the difference? English In A Minute
3 weeks ago En
James is jumping to explain the difference between in the end and at the end. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video and answer this question: The couple couldn’t agree where to go on holiday - _____, they decided to save their money. A)at the end B)in the end ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-56 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Couch surfing - The English We Speak Couch surfing - The English We Speak
3 weeks ago En
Where’s Rob going to sleep while his house is being fixed? It looks like he’ll need to do some couch surfing at his friends’ houses – but will they want him?! Find out what couch surfing is and if Feifei is happy to help, in this programme. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190520 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Being slim: Is it in our genes? Listen to 6 Minute English Being slim: Is it in our genes? Listen to 6 Minute English
1 month ago En
Scientists have found some evidence that our weight is not just controlled by what we eat. Research published in the journal PLOS Genetics, explains how twin studies have shown that about 40% of the variation in a person’s weight is influenced by their genes. Neil and Dan talk about diets and serve you a tasty helping of vocabulary. Visit our website for the transcript and vocabulary: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190516 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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5 ways to use dead: What does dead mean? - English In A Minute 5 ways to use dead: What does dead mean? - English In A Minute
1 month ago En
Dan's here to tell us 5 things about the dead interesting word dead. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! The word dead can be used in lots of different contexts. But what does dead mean in this sentence: The post office is dead ahead. a) Not living b) Without power c) Exactly d) very ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-55 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Like riding a bike: The English We Speak Like riding a bike: The English We Speak
1 month ago En
Neil says rock climbing is like riding a bike. Feifei's confused - does that mean he carries a bike up the mountain?! All will be explained in this video. To download the audio and a transcript, visit our webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190513 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Can we trust a smart speaker? Listen to 6 Minute English Can we trust a smart speaker? Listen to 6 Minute English
1 month ago En
About ten million people in the UK now use a smart speaker, and they're gaining popularity across the world. These convenient devices listen to our every command. But when does 'listening' become 'spying'? Rob and Dan discuss smart speakers and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the vocabulary and the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190509 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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On fire: The English We Speak On fire: The English We Speak
1 month ago En
Neil is feeling good about himself after having a lot of success recently. But when Feifei tells him he's 'on fire' he starts looking for the flames. Learn this expression about succeeding over a period of time in The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190506 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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All together vs altogether: What's the difference? English In A Minute All together vs altogether: What's the difference? English In A Minute
1 month ago En
Phil's altogether pleased to be able to explain all together and altogether. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! All together and altogether are easy to confuse! Which one goes in this sentence? "You didn't answer my question, you answered an ______ different question!" a) all together b) altogether ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-54 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Anxiety and evolution: Has anxiety been good for humans? - 6 Minute English to find out Anxiety and evolution: Has anxiety been good for humans? - 6 Minute English to find out
1 month ago En
Can anxiety be a good thing? The psychiatrist Randolph Nesse suggests that anxiety is a result of natural selection. This is the principle of evolution whereby random changes in the biology of a living thing can make it more likely to survive in a particular environment. Rob and Neil discuss mental health and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and the vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190502 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Less vs Fewer: What's the difference? English In A Minute Less vs Fewer: What's the difference? English In A Minute
1 month ago En
Sam's going to share the secrets of less vs fewer! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch Sam explain, then choose the correct option to complete this sentence: 'The city is very crowded in the week, but there are ______ people at the weekend.' a) less b) fewer ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-53 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Out of order: The English We Speak Out of order: The English We Speak
1 month ago En
Jumping a queue, borrowing something without permission or not saying 'thank you' when someone helps you – in Britain, all these behaviours are 'out of order'! Join Neil and Feifei as they explain what this English expression means. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190429 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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The rise in popularity of the comfy shoe - 6 Minute English The rise in popularity of the comfy shoe - 6 Minute English
1 month ago En
Despite what Neil's been told, comfortable shoes, such as trainers, are considered more acceptable these days than ever before. This is because more and more people are wearing them. But what has caused this rise in popularity? Has it happened suddenly, or over time? And is Neil wearing high heels? Find out and everything and learn the related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and the vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190425 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Dead: The English We Speak Dead: The English We Speak
1 month ago En
Feifei’s dead tired this morning which has got Rob dead worried! Watch this episode and find out what Feifei means when she says ‘dead’ tired. For a transcript, go here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190422 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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How to use the future perfect continuous tense - English In A Minute How to use the future perfect continuous tense - English In A Minute
1 month ago En
Let Tom tell you the truth about the future perfect continuous tense. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch Tom explain, then complete the sentence below! By the end of the day, I ____ for eight hours! a) will be working b) will been working c) will have been working ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-52 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Rabbits: cuddly friends or cunning tricksters? Listen to 6 Minute English Rabbits: cuddly friends or cunning tricksters? Listen to 6 Minute English
1 month ago En
The animal people often associate with Easter is not free from controversy. Rabbits are cute and fluffy and a most adorable creature for some, but others find it a pest that can multiply rapidly and cause problems. Even in literature rabbits have been represented in very different ways: from the sweet characters of Beatrix Potter, to tricksters like Peter Rabbit. Neil and Rob talk about these furry animals and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190418 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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In case vs If: What's the difference? English In A Minute In case vs If: What's the difference? English In A Minute
2 months ago En
If you aren’t sure how ‘in case’ and ‘if’ are different, let James explain just in case you need to use it! Watch the video and then complete this sentence: “Shall I make some sandwiches ___ we get hungry later?” a) if b) in case ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-51 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Give someone the runaround: What does it mean? The English We Speak Give someone the runaround: What does it mean? The English We Speak
2 months ago En
Rob's desperate to get a place to run in the marathon but he keeps being given the runaround. Surely running is a good thing? But as he's about to explain to Feifei, this expression has nothing to do with exercise – it's just frustrating! Find out more in this episode of The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190415http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190415 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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The decluttering trend - How do I declutter? 6 Minute English The decluttering trend - How do I declutter? 6 Minute English
2 months ago En
In many consumer societies these days, people tend to buy and keep lots of things - after all, these things are cheap! But what happens when all of the things we buy become too much? What do we do with all the stuff? Recently, people have been trying to find ways to reduce the amount of stuff that they own. Rob and Neil find out all about the latest decluttering trend, how to do it and why in this 6 Minute English! You'll find the transcript and the vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190411 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Like and As - English In A Minute Like and As - English In A Minute
2 months ago En
Like and as - Learn what the difference is and how to use them in this English In A Minute! Tim tells it like it is, as only he can, about the difference between 'like' and 'as'! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Complete this sentence: “My brother works ___ a doctor in Australia”. a) like b) as ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-50 Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Laughing all the way to the bank: The English We Speak Laughing all the way to the bank: The English We Speak
2 months ago En
What makes you laugh? Does earning lots of money very easily bring a smile to your face? Well, it certainly has for Rob. Find out a funny English phrase that describes his situation in this episode of The English We Speak. For a transcript visit our website http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190408 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Why do we feel awkward? - 6 Minute English Why do we feel awkward? - 6 Minute English
2 months ago En
We all know the feeling. That horrible uncomfortable silence where we freeze up, or look away or just want to turn invisible. Awkwardness can strike anyone in the wrong circumstances. But why does it happen? How is it connected to rules and what does it have to do with society? Neil and Dan find out and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and the vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190404 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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'Who', 'what', 'when', 'where' + ever: What do they mean? - English In A Minute 'Who', 'what', 'when', 'where' + ever: What do they mean? - English In A Minute
2 months ago En
What happens if you add 'ever' to a question word like: who, what, when, or where? Saskia takes us through the who, what, where, when and why of question word + ever. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Complete this sentence with the correct word: “I can hear a strange noise. ______ it's coming from, I wish it would stop!” a) whenever b) wherever a) however ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-49 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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The joke is on you - The English We Speak The joke is on you - The English We Speak
2 months ago En
Sometimes a joke is not as funny as it is meant to be. Rob is about to find out his joke in 'on him' and Feifei has the last laugh. Find out more about a seriously funny English phrase and what Rob's joke is. You'll find the trancript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190401 [Images: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Do you have a second job? Listen to 6 Minute English Do you have a second job? Listen to 6 Minute English
2 months ago En
A quarter of workers in the UK are thought to have a side hustle. It seems that more and more people want to put their skills and passions into practice to make extra money. These tend to be entrepreneurial young people who want to work on their own projects alongside their main source of income. Are you one of them? Neil and Rob discuss side hustles and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190328 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Wish vs Hope - What's the difference? How to use them? - English In A Minute Wish vs Hope - What's the difference? How to use them? - English In A Minute
2 months ago En
Dan hopes you'll enjoy learning the difference between 'wish' and 'hope'! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video, then answer the question below! Is this sentence correct? If not, why not? "I wish you do well on your exam tomorrow." ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-48 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Keep a lid on it: The English We Speak Keep a lid on it: The English We Speak
2 months ago En
Feifei needs to stop Rob giving her his terrible homemade food. Neil has a useful expression for her that has two meanings. Which one will Feifei use and will it solve the problem? Find out in this episode of The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190325 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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How your eyes predict your personality - 6 Minute English How your eyes predict your personality - 6 Minute English
2 months ago En
Watch where you're watching! Apparently, where your eyes look can be used to predict things about your personality. Could this be the personality test of the future? Neil and Rob discuss how your eyes predict your personality and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and the vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190321 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Very vs really vs absolutely - How to use adjective modifiers - English In A Minute Very vs really vs absolutely - How to use adjective modifiers - English In A Minute
3 months ago En
Sam's very happy, really excited and absolutely thrilled to explain all about 'very', 'really' and 'absolutely'! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video, then answer the question below! Which option is NOT possible? I’m very tired today, I’m ______ exhausted! a) very b) really c) absolutely ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-48 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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To pull the wool over someone's eyes - what does it mean? The English We Speak To pull the wool over someone's eyes - what does it mean? The English We Speak
3 months ago En
Feifei's wearing something that helps Neil demonstrate another piece of authentic English – or does it? How can pulling her woolly hat over her eyes explain deception and trickery? You're about to find out in The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190318 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Debating veganism: How to change someone's opinion - 6 Minute English Debating veganism: How to change someone's opinion - 6 Minute English
3 months ago En
Veganism is a controversial issue with strong opinions in favour and against. However, these opinion are less based on facts than you might think. What are they based on then, and how can we convince someone to change an opinion? Dan and Rob find out and teach you new vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190314 [Image: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Still vs already vs yet - What's the difference? English In A Minute Still vs already vs yet - What's the difference? English In A Minute
3 months ago En
Phil untangles the difficulties of still, already and yet. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video, then answer the question below! Then complete these sentences I'm ______ eating – there's so much food! I've ______ eaten – I'm not hungry. I haven't eaten ______ - I'm starving! ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-47 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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3 uses of can - How do you use can? English In A Minute 3 uses of can - How do you use can? English In A Minute
3 months ago En
Can James tell us 3 uses of can? Of course, he can! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video, then answer the question below! In this sentence, is ‘can’ used for: a)ability, b)permission c)possibility? You can take a break at any time you like. ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-45 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Take the rough with the smooth: The English We Speak Take the rough with the smooth: The English We Speak
3 months ago En
Feifei gets a promotion but fears that there will be both good and bad things when working at a higher grade. Neil's not best pleased but at least he has a great phrase to describe the situation. Find out more about it in this programme. You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190311 [Images: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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What's on your 'to-do' list? Add listening to 6 Minute English to it What's on your 'to-do' list? Add listening to 6 Minute English to it
3 months ago En
Pay bills, clean the house... these are boring tasks we all have to do regularly even if we don't feel like it. They're part of what we call 'life admin'. Neil and Rob discuss what could make life admin tasks more interesting and teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190307 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Hard-nosed: The English We Speak Hard-nosed: The English We Speak
3 months ago En
What is a hard-nosed person like? Rob thinks he's found the perfect person to fit the description but when he tells her, she's not impressed. Find out what a hard-nosed person is really like in the episode of The English We Speak. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190304 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Why are unicorns back in fashion? Listen to 6 Minute English Why are unicorns back in fashion? Listen to 6 Minute English
3 months ago En
From articles in shops to political conversations - it seems that unicorns are back on trend. Rob and Neil discuss the reason for it an teach you related vocabulary. You'll find the transcript and vocabulary on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190228 [Cover: Getty Images] Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Everyone vs Anyone: What's the difference? English In A Minute Everyone vs Anyone: What's the difference? English In A Minute
3 months ago En
Tom untangles the trouble with everyone and anyone! Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Watch the video then solve this problem. Which word is missing? "There was nobody at the party when I arrived. ___ had gone home!" a) anyone b) everyone ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-44 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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To have a soft spot for something or someone - The English We Speak To have a soft spot for something or someone - The English We Speak
3 months ago En
What is a soft spot and where can you find it? Feifei thinks she knows where Rob's is but as you can discover, it's not an actual physical thing but a way of describing your feelings about something and someone. Watch the programme to find out more… [Images: Getty Images} You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190225 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Are food allergies more common now? 6 Minute English Are food allergies more common now? 6 Minute English
3 months ago En
Research has suggested that food allergies may be more common these days than they were in the last 20 or 30 years. Why might this be? Is it linked to our diet? And are there any signs that a child might go on to develop a food allergy as an adult? Neil and Rob discuss if food allergies are becoming more common, and teach you new vocabulary. [Cover: Getty Images] For the transcript and vocabulary, visit our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-190221 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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To make a song and dance (about something) - The English We Speak To make a song and dance (about something) - The English We Speak
3 months ago En
What are Feifei's singing and dancing skills like and how important are they when she wants to complain about something? In The English We Speak we find out and learn a odd new English phrase to use when you want to make a fuss. [Images: Getty Images] You'll find the transcript on our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-190218 Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. Please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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Don't mind vs Doesn't matter - What's the difference: English In A Minute Don't mind vs Doesn't matter - What's the difference: English In A Minute
3 months ago En
Dan delivers the differences between 'don't mind' and 'doesn't matter'. Give us 60 seconds and we'll give you the English! Is person B's response in this dialogue correct? If not, why not? A: Do you want tea or coffee? B: I like them both so I don't matter. ☺️Visit our website for the transcript, a summary and more quizzes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/eiam/unit-1/session-43 For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English's website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
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