6 Minute Vocabulary
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
6Min Vocab: Uncountable nouns: 18 May 15
What is more important in life: knowledge, money or happiness? And what do those three words have in common? Neil and Catherine take a look at uncountable nouns in 6 Minute Vocabulary.
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6Min Vocab: Hyphenation: 05 May 15
My sixty-year-old mother-in-law did a ten-foot dive into the swimming pool and was greatly admired. Why do we write some of those phrases with hyphens but not others? It's all to do with using numbers, adverbs and where these phrases appear in the sentence. Listen to 6 Minute Vocabulary to find out more.
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6Min Vocab: Words with double letters: 27 Apr 15
Their address is A Dangerous Dog Road, South Side. How does this sentence help you to remember to spell the word address correctly? Catherine and Neil talk about spelling words with double letters in 6 Minute Vocabulary.
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6Min Vocab: British and American English: 13 Apr 15
What's the difference between a mobile phone and a cellphone? Not much, except the first term is used by speakers of British English, and the second term is used by speakers of American English. What other differences are there? Listen to 6 Minute Vocabulary.
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6Min Vocab: Business jargon: 06 Apr 15
Are you able to think out of the box or take the helicopter view at work? How good are you at blue-sky thinking? What do these expressions mean? Find out all about business jargon in this 6 minute Vocabulary
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6Min Vocab: Words that start with 'c': 30 Mar 15
Seven sisters cycled through the city centre wearing smart suits and soft socks. Do you know why some of those words begin with the letter s and some with c? Find out the secret with Finn and Alice in 6 Minute Vocabulary.
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6Min Vocab: Phrasal verbs and context: 23 Mar 15
When we're talking about moving in, moving out and moving on, what do we mean Phrasal verbs can be frustrating, but don't worry. Neil and Catherine will show you how to work out the meanings of some phrasal verbs.
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6Min Vocab: Prefixes: Re- Pre- and Pro- : 16 Mar 15
Do you recycle your rubbish? Do you buy prepacked food? How proactive are you in protecting the environment? Listen to Neil and Catherine talk about words with the prefixes re, pre and pro in 6 Minute Vocabulary.
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6Min Vocab: Silent letters: 9 Mar 15
What is the opposite of day? And what is the name of the chess piece in this picture?The answers to these two questions sound the same, but they’re spelt differently. Night and knight. Listen to this programmes about silent letters.
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6Min Vocab: Multi-word verbs: 23 Feb 15
Multi-word verbs can make your English sound much more natural. Meet up with Rob and Catherine as they help you make sense of it all.
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