6 Minute English

By BBC Radio

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Subscribers: 7640
Reviews: 11
Episodes: 215

Brant Kirby
 Nov 20, 2022
Hello there. I am so glad to learn English. That's it, There are so many words that I learned from it.

GM
 Apr 7, 2022
helpful, useful

Fábio
 Sep 20, 2021
Mais notícias do que aulas.

Alex
 Apr 26, 2021
Thanks. You help to learn English more. Go on.


 Sep 3, 2020

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Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. Your weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.


Episode Date
Dancing for the brain
Apr 18, 2024
Nudges: The secrets of persuasion
Apr 11, 2024
Why sitting is bad for health
Apr 04, 2024
Why everyone loves the underdog
Mar 28, 2024
Disability in music and theatre
Mar 21, 2024
What makes a great library?
Mar 14, 2024
Sewing to fight period poverty
Mar 07, 2024
Plastic waste eaten by enzymes
Feb 29, 2024
Feed your brain
Feb 22, 2024
Food for new mums
Feb 15, 2024
Fighting loneliness with soup
Feb 08, 2024
What is the future of work?
Feb 01, 2024
How the language of menus matters
Jan 25, 2024
The psychology of greed
Jan 18, 2024
Addicted to sugar
Jan 11, 2024
Our love of pets
Jan 04, 2024
Sexism: Female farmers fighting back
Dec 28, 2023
Learning lessons from the Moon
Dec 21, 2023
Could we live without plastic?
Dec 14, 2023
Invasive species: Why don't we eat them?
Dec 07, 2023
What and where is Little Italy?
Nov 30, 2023
Social media and teenage health
Nov 23, 2023
Mystery flying objects
Nov 16, 2023
Elephant-proof farming
Nov 14, 2023
Should we farm octopus?
Nov 02, 2023
Ways to live for 100 years
Oct 26, 2023
How green is your money?
Oct 19, 2023
Mushrooms: Medicine or myth?
Oct 12, 2023
Saving dead languages
Oct 05, 2023
Sounds that make you want to scream
Sep 28, 2023
How fans talk about their passions
Sep 21, 2023
Making male friends
Sep 14, 2023
Space-saving solar hacks
Sep 07, 2023
The stories behind our names
Aug 31, 2023
Heatwaves - can we adapt?
Aug 24, 2023
Are you unhappy at work?
Aug 17, 2023
Do you have eco-anxiety?
Aug 10, 2023
Can we stop natural disasters?
Aug 04, 2023
The right way to say sorry
Jul 27, 2023
Could you live on wild food?
Jul 20, 2023
Plants fighting pollution
Jul 13, 2023
Should we fear chatbots?
Jul 06, 2023
Is it wrong to eat plants?
Jun 29, 2023
Sonic seasoning
Jun 22, 2023
The benefits of doing nothing
Jun 15, 2023
The art of subtitling
Jun 08, 2023
Ecotourism: good or bad?
Jun 01, 2023
Can climate change cause more disease?
May 25, 2023
Food shortages
May 18, 2023
Addicted to war
May 11, 2023
Ice and the origins of life on Earth
May 04, 2023
Women in politics
Apr 27, 2023
What's the point of museums?
Apr 20, 2023
How culture affects sadness
Apr 13, 2023
Would you eat a Kalette?
Apr 06, 2023
Do you get jealous easily?
Mar 30, 2023
Are you lonely in a crowd?
Mar 23, 2023
Food and mood
Mar 16, 2023
How to talk to a climate denier
Mar 09, 2023
Losing your mother tongue
Mar 02, 2023
The health benefits of apples
Feb 23, 2023
Why do we procrastinate?
Feb 16, 2023
Doomscrolling: Why do we do it?
Feb 09, 2023
Exercise for The Lazy
Feb 02, 2023
Can AI have a mind of its own?
Jan 26, 2023
Climate change: Are there too many people?
Jan 19, 2023
The hidden life of buffets
Jan 12, 2023
Songwriting
Jan 05, 2023
United against food waste
Dec 29, 2022
3D printers
Dec 22, 2022
Are opinion polls accurate?
Dec 15, 2022
Deep-sea mining: Good or bad for the planet?
Dec 08, 2022
Can music mend a broken heart?
Dec 01, 2022
The art of conversation
Nov 24, 2022
Qatar's World Cup workers
Nov 17, 2022
Controlling the weather
Nov 10, 2022
Meet the flavourists
Nov 03, 2022
Are Halloween costumes too scary?
Oct 27, 2022
Does climate change make you anxious?
Oct 20, 2022
Translating recipes
Oct 13, 2022
Are artistic brains different?
Oct 06, 2022
Why are prices going up?
Sep 29, 2022
English for dating online
Sep 22, 2022
Man vs beast: Who is more efficient?
Sep 15, 2022
Are you following your dreams?
Sep 08, 2022
Do emojis make language better?
Sep 01, 2022
Being a beauty influencer
Aug 25, 2022
Women in the workplace
Aug 18, 2022
Connecting remote communities
Aug 11, 2022
How pandemics end
Aug 04, 2022
Confused by modern idioms?
Jul 28, 2022
Which are more dangerous: Sharks or humans?
Jul 21, 2022
Climate change and evolution
Jul 14, 2022
Preserving traditional recipes
Jul 07, 2022
Restoring trust in science
Jun 30, 2022
The Manhattan Project
Jun 23, 2022
Island life: Is it paradise?
Jun 16, 2022
The technology of translation
Jun 09, 2022
What is the Platinum Jubilee?
Jun 01, 2022
People who can taste words
May 26, 2022
Finding your way in space
May 20, 2022
Can VR treat fears and phobias?
May 12, 2022
Life in the modern office
May 05, 2022
Remembering Desmond Tutu
Apr 28, 2022
Discoveries of the Deep Sea
Apr 21, 2022
Rhetoric: How persuasive are you?
Apr 14, 2022
Britain's love affair with coffee
Apr 07, 2022
Optimists vs Pessimists
Mar 31, 2022
The world of Agatha Christie
Mar 25, 2022
Mars: Mysteries of the Red Planet
Mar 17, 2022
Why laughter is the best medicine
Mar 10, 2022
Is being kind good for you?
Mar 03, 2022
Eating bugs
Feb 24, 2022
The benefits of boredom
Feb 17, 2022
Sleepy in South Korea
Feb 09, 2022
Sleepy in South Korea
Feb 03, 2022
Preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics
Jan 27, 2022
Are personalised diets the best way to be healthy?
Jan 20, 2022
Inventing languages
Jan 13, 2022
Welcome to the 'metaverse'
Jan 06, 2022
Do trees have memories?
Dec 30, 2021
Algorithms
Dec 23, 2021
Changing the Earth's climate
Dec 16, 2021
Body language online
Dec 09, 2021
The Human Library: Life as an open book
Dec 02, 2021
How green is nuclear energy?
Nov 25, 2021
Why we forget the things we learn
Nov 18, 2021
Why is Super Mario so popular?
Nov 11, 2021
Should fast food sponsor sport?
Nov 04, 2021
Grime: Music from architecture
Oct 28, 2021
Where do your tips go?
Oct 21, 2021
Angela Merkel
Oct 14, 2021
Smart tech and climate change
Oct 07, 2021
Going through the menopause
Sep 30, 2021
Bitcoin's energy cost
Sep 27, 2021
I love my language!
Sep 23, 2021
Why are people collecting NFTs?
Sep 20, 2021
Robot Artists
Sep 16, 2021
Bats: Friend or foe?
Sep 13, 2021
Is the planet warming up faster?
Sep 09, 2021
Is technology harmful to youngsters?
Sep 06, 2021
Is chimp politics like ours?
Sep 02, 2021
Making sense of the census
Aug 26, 2021
The fear of numbers
Aug 23, 2021
A future without doctors?
Aug 19, 2021
Lights! Camera! Kiss! - Intimacy on screen
Aug 16, 2021
Head injury in sport
Aug 12, 2021
Inside the head of Jeff Bezos
Aug 09, 2021
The history of swimming
Aug 05, 2021
Are humans a messy species?
Jul 29, 2021
The loneliest man in history
Jul 26, 2021
How colour affects us
Jul 19, 2021
Flexible working
Jul 15, 2021
Hypnotism
Jul 08, 2021
Saving the white rhinos
Jul 01, 2021
Making old things last longer
Jun 24, 2021
Building rapport with others
Jun 17, 2021
Food superstitions
Jun 10, 2021
The Rosetta Stone
Jun 03, 2021
Compassion fatigue
May 27, 2021
Hermits
May 20, 2021
When males are not needed
May 14, 2021
Mermaids
May 06, 2021
A quieter world
Apr 29, 2021
US and China vs climate change
Apr 22, 2021
Naked in nature
Apr 15, 2021
The language of biscuits
Apr 08, 2021
Is English really English?
Apr 01, 2021
Astronauts on strike?
Mar 25, 2021
Digital help for blind people
Mar 18, 2021
What’s the key to happiness?
Mar 11, 2021
Looking for utopia
Mar 04, 2021
Covid: One year on
Feb 25, 2021
Singing in tune
Feb 18, 2021
Working for yourself
Feb 11, 2021
How much heat do you lose from your head?
Feb 04, 2021
The woman whose cells never die
Jan 28, 2021
What makes a good story?
Jan 21, 2021
For the love of foreign languages
Jan 14, 2021
Why can't we resist comfort food?
Jan 07, 2021
What is fat-shaming?
Dec 31, 2020
Coronavirus vs other pandemics
Dec 24, 2020
Are trees intelligent?
Dec 17, 2020
Can jellyfish help us solve our problems?
Dec 10, 2020
Why do we choose to text instead of talk?
Dec 03, 2020
Loneliness
Nov 26, 2020
Is punctuality important?
Nov 19, 2020
Could you be a victim of online fraud?
Nov 12, 2020
Melting ice sheet: Is it too late?
Nov 05, 2020
Walkman: the music player revolution
Oct 29, 2020
Could humans live in underwater cities?
Oct 22, 2020
Hacking help for US elections
Oct 15, 2020
Do chimps have the same emotions as us?
Oct 08, 2020
How can we make the web a better place?
Oct 01, 2020
Coronavirus: Dealing with mass unemployment post-pandemic
Sep 24, 2020
Grandma therapy in Zimbabwe
Sep 17, 2020
Is there a future without bees?
Sep 10, 2020
How to talk about conspiracy theories
Sep 03, 2020
What’s the point of blood types?
Aug 27, 2020
Will Covid-19 change cities?
Aug 20, 2020
Is this the era of distrust?
Aug 13, 2020
No more bosses
Aug 06, 2020
The medicine of coronavirus
Jul 30, 2020
Food made in space
Jul 23, 2020
Sport against poverty
Jul 16, 2020
Covid-19: The office after lockdown
Jul 09, 2020
Should we wear a face mask?
Jul 02, 2020
Millennials and business
Jun 25, 2020
Is being thrifty a virtue?
Jun 18, 2020
The food delivery revolution
Jun 11, 2020
What difference has #MeToo made?
Jun 04, 2020
Is the recycling system broken?
May 28, 2020
The soothing power of books
May 21, 2020
Shocking facts about electricity
May 14, 2020
Internet - good or bad?
Apr 26, 2018