300 episodes

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

The English We Speak BBC Radio

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 620 Ratings

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

    Bitten by the bug

    Bitten by the bug

    Learn a phrase about becoming interested and excited in doing something.

    • 2 min
    It escapes me

    It escapes me

    A phrase about forgetting something

    • 2 min
    Onboarding

    Onboarding

    Starting a new job means becoming familiar with new duties!

    • 1 min
    Thereby hangs a tale

    Thereby hangs a tale

    When there is more to say....

    • 2 min
    The royal treatment

    The royal treatment

    Are you ready to feel like a king or a queen?

    • 2 min
    Tell me about it

    Tell me about it

    Sometimes people say something that you can’t help but agree with. Learn a new phrase.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
620 Ratings

620 Ratings

Mi Nyan ,

Learn new words easily from this show

Can listen every where, everytime and help to improve my listening skill and vocabulary.

Dhan chhetri ,

Very useful

I love to listen every day

carito1980 ,

Too short

Good day, why do you not make up a long class? You guys are great, but I would like to have a full class. I have to invest too much time to play a next episode. Make up episodes of at least 60 minutes long.

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