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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Omnishambles: 23 Nov 12
Omnishambles is the Oxford English Dictionary's 'Word of 2012'. Callum and Neil discuss the word and its origins.
Dátum: 2012-11-23 Idő: 13:00:00
Pain: 16 Nov 12
Callum and Jennifer talk about blood. Can your blood type influence your character and personality?
Dátum: 2012-11-09 Idő: 13:00:00
Ear worms: 2 Nov 12
Alice and Rob talk about ear worms - the music which plays inside your head over and over again.
Dátum: 2012-11-02 Idő: 13:00:00
Speak any language instantly: 26 Oct 12
Neil and Jen discuss a new piece of Japanese software which brings science fiction closer to fact.
Dátum: 2012-10-26 Idő: 13:00:00
Relaxing drug laws: a good idea?: 19 Oct 12
Neil and Jen discuss a new report in the UK suggesting that relaxing drug laws could be the key to tackling the problem.
Dátum: 2012-10-19 Idő: 13:00:00
Art or vandalism?: 12 Oct 12
Neil and Jen ask whether writing on a piece of art is an artistic act or just plain vandalism.
Dátum: 2012-10-12 Idő: 13:00:00
Genetically modified cows: 05 Oct 12
Jen and Neil discuss a potential cure for cows' milk allergy in babies. But has science gone too far?
Dátum: 2012-10-05 Idő: 13:00:00
Family belongings: 28 Sept 12
Chris and Neil discuss a series of interesting photos which reveal how China's rural population is changing.
Dátum: 2012-09-28 Idő: 13:00:00
Nepal's poverty battle: 21 Sept 12
Rob and Vera discuss a pioneering scheme to help families in one of the world's poorest countries.
Dátum: 2012-09-21 Idő: 13:00:00
Lost love on the Tiber: 14 Sept 12
Neil and Rosie discuss romance in Rome and how the local government are keen to end a lovers' tradition.
Dátum: 2012-09-14 Idő: 13:00:00