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.
Preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics
Artificial snow, coronavirus and controversy surround the Beijing Games starting soon.
Are personalised diets the best way to be healthy?
We discuss how microbes matter when it comes to food, and teach some related vocabulary.
Learn about how languages get invented
Welcome to the 'metaverse'
We discuss how things like the metaverse and AI might influence how we live.
Do trees have memories?
We discuss whether plants can 'remember' stressful situations, such as droughts or pests.
We talk about the maths formulas that are increasingly part of our lives.