6 Minute English
- Author: Vários
- Narrator: Vários
- Publisher: Podcast
- Duration: 16:39:33
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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.
Food and mood16/03/2023 Duration: 06min
We look at the link between what you eat and how you feel.
How to talk to a climate denier09/03/2023 Duration: 06min
The dos and don'ts of trying to discuss science with someone who doesn't believe in it.
Losing your mother tongue02/03/2023 Duration: 06min
Hear the story of a woman who replaced her native Czech for English.
The health benefits of apples23/02/2023 Duration: 06min
Could there be some truth in the proverb 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away'?
Why do we procrastinate?16/02/2023 Duration: 06min
Do you leave your work until the last minute? If so, this programme is for you!
Doomscrolling: Why do we do it?09/02/2023 Duration: 06min
We discuss if there is an evolutionary reason why we're attracted to bad news.
Exercise for The Lazy02/02/2023 Duration: 06min
What's the least amount of exercise you should do to stay healthy?
Can AI have a mind of its own?26/01/2023 Duration: 06min
Hear about the software engineer who became 'friends' with his computer.
Climate change: Are there too many people?19/01/2023 Duration: 06min
Does the size of your carbon footprint depend on where in the world you were born?
The hidden life of buffets12/01/2023 Duration: 06min
We discuss buffet meals and the history behind them and teach related vocabulary.
Songwriting05/01/2023 Duration: 06min
We discuss the art of songwriting – combining lyrics and music to make a hit song.
United against food waste29/12/2022 Duration: 06min
According to the UN, one third of the food we grow is thrown away. How can we stop this?
3D printers22/12/2022 Duration: 06min
We look at the role of 3D printers in medicine, and teach you some related vocabulary.
Are opinion polls accurate?15/12/2022 Duration: 06min
What can opinion polls really tell us?
Deep-sea mining: Good or bad for the planet?08/12/2022 Duration: 06min
Could some ideas to deal with climate change actually damage the environment?
Can music mend a broken heart?01/12/2022 Duration: 06min
Meet a singer-songwriter who used music to express her feelings of falling in love.
The art of conversation24/11/2022 Duration: 06min
We discuss whether the art of conversation is being lost in the era of social media
Qatar's World Cup workers17/11/2022 Duration: 06min
Hear about the workers who built the World Cup stadiums
Controlling the weather10/11/2022 Duration: 06min
We discuss two different types of weather manipulation.
Meet the flavourists03/11/2022 Duration: 06min
Is designing a food flavour a dark art? We talk about the people who make flavours.