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.
Restoring trust in science
Modern scientists are under pressure from critics motivated by political views.
The Manhattan Project
Learn about the invention of the atomic bomb
Island life: Is it paradise?
Rob and Sam discuss some of the problems Pacific islanders face and teach vocabulary.
The technology of translation
What is the relationship between translation, technology and the human brain?
What is the Platinum Jubilee?
We talk about a very British tradition involving Queen Elizabeth II
People who can taste words
Can you imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that you hear?