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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
    • 4.5 • 902 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 art of conversation

    The art of conversation

    We discuss whether the art of conversation is being lost in the era of social media

    • 6 min
    Qatar's World Cup workers

    Qatar's World Cup workers

    Hear about the workers who built the World Cup stadiums

    • 6 min
    Controlling the weather

    Controlling the weather

    We discuss two different types of weather manipulation.

    • 6 min
    Meet the flavourists

    Meet the flavourists

    Is designing a food flavour a dark art? We talk about the people who make flavours.

    • 6 min
    Are Halloween costumes too scary?

    Are Halloween costumes too scary?

    Some parents are complaining that some Halloween costumes are too scary.

    • 6 min
    Does climate change make you anxious?

    Does climate change make you anxious?

    We discuss how extreme weather events are affecting our mental health.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
902 Ratings

902 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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