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    How names can tell painful stories

    How names can tell painful stories

    Can names be attached to painful histories? Neil and Beth discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary. For more great language tips and programmes visit bbclearningenglish.com [Image: Getty]
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    Too old to have a baby?

    Too old to have a baby?

    Men and women are having babies later in life. Why? And what does society think of older parents?
    TRANSCRIPT
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    • 6 min
    E-rickshaws driving away pollution

    E-rickshaws driving away pollution

    Are electric rickshaws the solution to urban air pollution? Neil and Beth discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary.
    TRANSCRIPT
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240606
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    • 6 min
    How bubble tea got its bubbles

    How bubble tea got its bubbles

    How did bubble tea get its bubbles? How was this drink invented? Neil and Beth chat about this.
    TRANSCRIPT
    Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240523
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    • 6 min
    Can you keep a secret?

    Can you keep a secret?

    Are secrets always negative? Or can they be positive too? Neil and Beth discuss this and teach you some useful vocabulary. For more great language tips and programmes visit bbclearningenglish.com [Image: Getty Images]
    TRANSCRIPT
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/features/6-minute-english_2024/ep-240516
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    Bitter food, better health?

    Bitter food, better health?

    Could bitter foods be better for your health?
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