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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

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 555 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

    Obvs

    Obvs

    Some things are obvious but maybe this word isn’t. Listen to the programme.

    • 1 min
    Down / Up for something

    Down / Up for something

    If there is something you are interested in doing now, we have an expression for you.

    • 2 min
    Savage

    Savage

    Learn a new meaning of the word 'savage'.

    • 2 min
    Lit

    Lit

    Learn an informal word to say something is amazing.

    • 2 min
    Yikes!

    Yikes!

    Learn an informal word to express shock.

    • 2 min
    YOLO

    YOLO

    Do you live for the moment?

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
555 Ratings

555 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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