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.
Today we're talking about similar words, like 'big' and 'large', and explore the similarities and differences in these words
What's the connection between a teacher, a driver or, like Neil and Sophie, a presenter? Well, these words all end in the letters -er. This is a common job suffix
Do you know how to pronounce the words photographer and photograph? There's an interesting difference. Why? Because of 'word stress'