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.
Can AI have a mind of its own?
Hear about the software engineer who became 'friends' with his computer.
Climate change: Are there too many people?
Does the size of your carbon footprint depend on where in the world you were born?
The hidden life of buffets
We discuss buffet meals and the history behind them and teach related vocabulary.
We discuss the art of songwriting – combining lyrics and music to make a hit song.
United against food waste
According to the UN, one third of the food we grow is thrown away. How can we stop this?
We look at the role of 3D printers in medicine, and teach you some related vocabulary.