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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.

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    • Education
    • 4.5 • 812 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.

    Robot Artists

    Robot Artists

    Will Robots ever be able to think or dream? Could they fall in love or create art?

    • 6 min
    Bats: Friend or foe?

    Bats: Friend or foe?

    Learn more about these furry flying mammals with Neil and Sam.

    • 6 min
    Is the planet warming up faster?

    Is the planet warming up faster?

    Some extreme weather events are puzzling scientists.

    • 6 min
    Is technology harmful to youngsters?

    Is technology harmful to youngsters?

    Can spending hours online affect the new generation's mental health?

    • 6 min
    Is chimp politics like ours?

    Is chimp politics like ours?

    Just like humans, chimps live in social groups, have leaders and a desire for power.

    • 6 min
    Making sense of the census

    Making sense of the census

    What's behind counting people in a country? Neil and Sam talk about the census.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
812 Ratings

812 Ratings

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.

SunflowerNnk5 ,

Love this podcast!!

I enjoy listening to this podcast every single day while I’m driving to work. Various topics and very interesting. Also, really helpful for learning English.

anakgyub ,

discriminational contents

Stop calling Wuhan virus! bbc is ridiculous, it’s still unknown where it is from. It’s an infectious disease and the name will definitely influence people and economy in Wuhan. Imagine if I say London plague. The name is discriminational. The virus has name, it’s called covid-19.

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