The English We Speak

BBC  |  Podcast , ±2 min episodes every 1 week, 1 day
Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.

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23
FEB

GOAT

'GOAT' is used to talk about things or people that we think are the best.
16
FEB

Workation

'Workation' is a combination of the words 'work' and 'vacation'.
09
FEB

Moonshot

Learn an expression used to describe an experimental project.
26
JAN

Sadfishing

A word used when someone exaggerates their emotional problems to get attention.
05
JAN

'A' game

Sometimes people need to be on top form and do their best work.
28
DEC
2020

Frontliner

We describe nurses and doctors who have been working on the frontline
15
DEC
2020

On fleek

From eyebrows to clothes, when they look good we like to say so.
01
DEC
2020

Key worker

Someone who has become more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic.

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