120 episodes

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
    • 4.1 • 399 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.

    The Manhattan Project

    The Manhattan Project

    Learn about the invention of the atomic bomb

    • 6 min
    Island life: Is it paradise?

    Island life: Is it paradise?

    Rob and Sam discuss some of the problems Pacific islanders face and teach vocabulary.

    • 6 min
    The technology of translation

    The technology of translation

    What is the relationship between translation, technology and the human brain?

    • 6 min
    What is the Platinum Jubilee?

    What is the Platinum Jubilee?

    We talk about a very British tradition involving Queen Elizabeth II

    • 6 min
    People who can taste words

    People who can taste words

    Can you imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that you hear?

    • 6 min
    Finding your way in space

    Finding your way in space

    What’s up and what’s down for astronauts who are floating in zero gravity?

    • 6 min

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4.1 out of 5
399 Ratings

399 Ratings

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