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Build your English vocabulary in six minutes.
Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

6 Minute Vocabulary BBC

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Build your English vocabulary in six minutes.
Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

    Academic Vocabulary

    Academic Vocabulary

    Do you have to write academic texts and essays? Finn and Neil give you some tips.

    • 6 min
    Talk like Shakespeare

    Talk like Shakespeare

    Learn some idioms from 'the Bard' which are in common use today.

    • 6 min
    Irregular verbs 2

    Irregular verbs 2

    Break, broke, broken... We look at verbs that don't behave themselves.

    • 6 min
    Eponyms as nouns and verbs

    Eponyms as nouns and verbs

    To google, to hoover... Learn about words that have come from commercial products.

    • 6 min
    Adjectives from names

    Adjectives from names

    Freudian, Dickensian, Orwellian... learn about adjectives that come from names.

    • 6 min
    Large numbers

    Large numbers

    How many stars are there in the universe? Learn how to say big numbers in English.

    • 6 min

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