6 Minute Vocabulary

BBC  |  Podcast, ±6 min episodes every 5 days
Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie and Alice. They are there to teach you new vocabulary and to test your language knowledge and they'll do it all in just six minutes.
What vocabulary helps you describe a car journey that took nine hours - or an airline that offers cheap tickets? The answer is: compound adjectives
Finn and Catherine give you some tips which can help you to remember new words. You'll hear about a useful way of grouping words and learn a fun game to help you remember them
Sick and tired is a phrase which means 'annoyed and bored'. Phrases like this with two nouns joined by and are very common - and useful - in English. They're called binomials
Do you always learn English expressions word by word? There may be a better way, one that will help you when you're studying vocabulary