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Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.

6 Minute English BBC

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 8 Ratings

Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.

    Are personalised diets the best way to be healthy?

    Are personalised diets the best way to be healthy?

    We discuss how microbes matter when it comes to food, and teach some related vocabulary.

    • 6 min
    Inventing languages

    Inventing languages

    Learn about how languages get invented

    • 6 min
    Welcome to the 'metaverse'

    Welcome to the 'metaverse'

    We discuss how things like the metaverse and AI might influence how we live.

    • 6 min
    Do trees have memories?

    Do trees have memories?

    We discuss whether plants can 'remember' stressful situations, such as droughts or pests.

    • 6 min
    Algorithms

    Algorithms

    We talk about the maths formulas that are increasingly part of our lives.

    • 6 min
    Changing the Earth's climate

    Changing the Earth's climate

    Could diamonds help to prevent a climate catastrophe? That's what we discuss.

    • 6 min

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