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.

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20
NOV

Someone, nothing, anywhere...

Tracey thinks there's someone else in her boyfriend's life. Find out why she thinks that and learn about words like 'someone', 'nothing' and 'anywhere' in 6 Minute Vocabulary
13
NOV

Irregular verbs

Not all verbs behave themselves. Learn about irregular verbs like 'break' in this programme
06
NOV

Reporting verbs

We use the verbs 'say', 'tell' and 'ask' to report what people say. What other verbs can we use? Find out how to use reporting verbs to add meaning and interest to your English
30
OCT

False friends

A Spanish woman was on a train in Australia. She said "Can I sit down please? I'm embarrassed." What did she mean - and why did no-one give her a seat?

4 episodes