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
    • 4.3, 442 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

    Bite the bullet

    Bite the bullet

    Learn an English expression with bite!

    • 2 min
    Blended working

    Blended working

    A mix of home and office working has led to a new English expression.

    • 2 min
    JOMO

    JOMO

    Have you ever felt like turning off your phone and not doing something social?

    • 2 min
    Furlough

    Furlough

    Not a new word, but it’s more commonly used recently due to the coronavirus crisis.

    • 2 min
    Spill the tea

    Spill the tea

    Are you a gossip? You'll love this expression.

    • 2 min
    Flexing

    Flexing

    What word can you use to describe people who show off? Find out with Roy and Feifei.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
442 Ratings

442 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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