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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.

6 Minute English BBC Radio

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 908 Ratings

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?

    Can AI have a mind of its own?

    Hear about the software engineer who became 'friends' with his computer.

    • 6 min
    Climate change: Are there too many people?

    Climate change: Are there too many people?

    Does the size of your carbon footprint depend on where in the world you were born?

    • 6 min
    The hidden life of buffets

    The hidden life of buffets

    We discuss buffet meals and the history behind them and teach related vocabulary.

    • 6 min
    Songwriting

    Songwriting

    We discuss the art of songwriting – combining lyrics and music to make a hit song.

    • 6 min
    United against food waste

    United against food waste

    According to the UN, one third of the food we grow is thrown away. How can we stop this?

    • 6 min
    3D printers

    3D printers

    We look at the role of 3D printers in medicine, and teach you some related vocabulary.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
908 Ratings

908 Ratings

hjdrbb ,

BBC News is awesome

recently I realize that listening and reading is more important than speaking and writing.so I’m here. language starts from listening

D_jani ,

Love their voices

They are very awesome and their voices so clearl. Love it. Keep it up guys👍🏻🙌

Hadi Yazdanian ,

6 Minute English Podcasts (BBC Podcasts)

I enjoy of listening to these podacasts they're very good for learning English.
You can improve your listening and your vocabulary.
And the 2 important benifits are having clean lyrics and short audios.
So everyone can listen to it and not taking your time much.

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