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

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 546 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

    Noob

    Noob

    Do you know what to call someone who’s new to something or very inexperienced?

    • 2 min
    Adulting

    Adulting

    Learn a word to describe behaving like an adult.

    • 2 min
    Push back

    Push back

    Learn a phrase about delaying things.

    • 2 min
    The CEO of

    The CEO of

    If you want to say you’re the best at something, you could use this expression!

    • 2 min
    Zip it!

    Zip it!

    We all like to talk, but some people don’t know when to stop.

    • 2 min
    Botch job

    Botch job

    What do you call a job badly done?

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
546 Ratings

546 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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