6 Minute English

Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. Your weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Friday. Each programme is six minutes long and contains examples and explanations t

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Talking monkeys: 12 Apr 13
Could the gelada monkey help us understand how human speech developed? Find out more in this programme.
Dátum: 2013-04-12 Idő: 13:00:00
Do sport and politics mix?: 05 Apr 13
In this week's programme, we discuss if sports and politics should mix. The British football club, Sunderland FC has a new manager, Paolo di Canio. His appointment has been controversial because of his political views. Some feel his fascist viewpoint makes him a racist, something he denies. But should someone’s personal interests get in the way of sporting interests? Rob and Jennifer discuss the issue and explain some of the language behind it.
Dátum: 2013-04-05 Idő: 12:00:00
Is silence golden?: 29 Mar 2013
City life can be noisy but would you prefer peace and quiet? Find out in 6 Minute English.
Dátum: 2013-03-29 Idő: 12:00:00
Global traffic jam: 22 Mar 2013
What if everyone had a car? Rob and Jen discuss in 6 Minute English.
Dátum: 2013-03-22 Idő: 13:00:00
Animal species 'extinction crisis': 15 Mar 2013
What should be done to save some animal species from becoming extinct? Rob and Feifei discuss in 6 Minute English.
Dátum: 2013-03-15 Idő: 13:00:00
Why we love a film that makes us cry: 8 Mar 2013
What films make you cry? Why do we enjoy seeing something that brings on the tears? Find out in this programme.
Dátum: 2013-03-08 Idő: 13:00:00
Russia's new smoking ban: 1 Mar 2013
Russia is getting ready to introduce a tough new anti-smoking law, in a country where nearly one third of the population are smokers.
Dátum: 2013-03-01 Idő: 13:00:00
The 'plastic' princess?: 22 Feb 2013
A well-known British novelist has compared Kate Middleton to a "shop-window mannequin with no personality of her own". Find out more about this here.
Dátum: 2013-02-22 Idő: 13:00:00
Reaching for the sky: 15 Feb 2013
Do you 'love' tall buildings? In 6 Minute English we step inside the European Union's tallest skyscraper: The Shard.
Dátum: 2013-02-15 Idő: 13:00:00
Penny pinching!: 08 Feb 2013
The Canadian penny is being retired. Could you live without your smallest coin?
Dátum: 2013-02-08 Idő: 13:00:00