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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 Thursday.

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 Thursday.

 

#215

Dancing for the brain

Not a dancer? You might change your mind once you hear the benefits! Beth and Neil discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary. (Image: Getty) TRANSCRIPT 
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18 Apr 2024

06 MINS

06:13

18 Apr 2024


#214

Nudges: The secrets of persuasion

Are nudges good or bad? Beth and Neil discuss this and teach you useful vocabulary. TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240411. FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️ News Review ✔️ Office English ✔️ The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

11 Apr 2024

06 MINS

06:11

11 Apr 2024


#213

Why sitting is bad for health

TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240404 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️ News Review ✔️ The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

04 Apr 2024

06 MINS

06:13

04 Apr 2024


#212

Why everyone loves the underdog

TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240328 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️ News Review ✔️ The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

28 Mar 2024

06 MINS

06:13

28 Mar 2024


#211

Disability in music and theatre

The UK's Equality Act of 2010 guaranteed the rights of disabled people to equal access to education, employment, and services, including music, theatre and the arts. Despite this, it's still difficult for disabled musicians and music fans to perform and see live music. Neil and Georgie introduce you to some ways people are trying to change this, while teaching you some useful vocabulary. (Image: Getty) TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240321 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️ Office English ✔️ News Review ✔️ The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

21 Mar 2024

05 MINS

05:57

21 Mar 2024


#210

What makes a great library?

What makes a library a library? Neil and Beth discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary. TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240314 . FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️Learning English for Work ✔️News Review ✔️The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

14 Mar 2024

06 MINS

06:14

14 Mar 2024


#209

Sewing to fight period poverty

TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240307 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️6 Minute English ✔️News Review ✔️The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

07 Mar 2024

06 MINS

06:13

07 Mar 2024


#208

Plastic waste eaten by enzymes

Plastics can be difficult to recycle, could a recently discovered enzyme help? Neil and Beth discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary. TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240229 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️6 Minute English ✔️News Review ✔️The English We Speak They're all available by searching in your podcast app. ... Read more

29 Feb 2024

06 MINS

06:13

29 Feb 2024


#207

Feed your brain

Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you learn English at bbclearningenglish.com ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

06 MINS

06:11

22 Feb 2024


#206

Food for new mums

What do mothers eat after giving birth? Does it depend on which country you are from? ... Read more

15 Feb 2024

06 MINS

06:22

15 Feb 2024


#205

Fighting loneliness with soup

Neil and Beth discuss a project in the Netherlands for helping lonely people. ... Read more

08 Feb 2024

06 MINS

06:37

08 Feb 2024


#204

What is the future of work?

Should we be worried about our jobs disappearing? Or is the future positive? ... Read more

01 Feb 2024

06 MINS

06:31

01 Feb 2024


#203

How the language of menus matters

Could french menu terms be going out of fashion? ... Read more

25 Jan 2024

06 MINS

06:13

25 Jan 2024


#202

The psychology of greed

Is it ever OK to be greedy? ... Read more

18 Jan 2024

06 MINS

06:13

18 Jan 2024


#201

Addicted to sugar

How has sugar become such an important part of our diets? Neil and Georgie discuss. ... Read more

11 Jan 2024

06 MINS

06:14

11 Jan 2024