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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.

6 Minute Vocabulary BBC

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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.

    Similar words

    Similar words

    We talk about words like 'big' and 'large' and explore the similarities between them.

    • 6 min
    Adjective order

    Adjective order

    This is a big, old, smelly dog! Learn which adjective has to come first.

    • 6 min
    Contractions

    Contractions

    "I've run a marathon." Look at the shorter form 'I've'. Learn how to use contractions.

    • 6 min
    Job suffixes

    Job suffixes

    What's the connection between a teacher, a driver and a presenter? We explain.

    • 6 min
    Word stress

    Word stress

    How to pronounce the words 'photographer' and 'photograph'? Learn about word stress.

    • 6 min
    Compound adjectives

    Compound adjectives

    Learn how to use compound adjectives (e.g. low-fat yoghurt, high-quality carbohydrates).

    • 6 min

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