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.
Making old things last longer
Shouldn't we stop throwing things away and start fixing them?
Building rapport with others
We discuss four styles of communication and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
We talk about food superstitions and teach you vocabulary along the way.
The Rosetta Stone
How the famous piece of rock became the key to decoding Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Has the pandemic made people tired of feeling sorry for others and themselves?
Why do people decide to be alone for long periods of time?