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Learn how to speak English with the BBC. Every day we have a new video to help you learn the English language. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new.

MONDAY: Exam Skills - top tips for studying and preparing for an exam
TUESDAY: News Review – discover the language used to explain the news
WEDNESDAY: Pronunciation in the News - pronounce words from the news like a native speaker
WEDNESDAY: LingoHack - vocabulary from the most recent BBC news reports
THURSDAY: The Teachers' Room - ELT tips for teachers
FRIDAY: Learners' Questions - we answer your frequently asked questions

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For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

FOMO: The English We Speak

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] Rob's off to a rock concert and Feifei's not been invited. She's not happy, especially because she thinks she's got 'FOMO'. Find out what this means and if FOMO is an illness of the body or the mind. But don't worry, Feifei's FOMO won't last long! More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-180115 Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) Please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 gün önce

Bad Dates: Episode 2 - Cheap date

In this episode, Daniel is on a date with someone who really doesn't like spending money. What phrases does he use to move the conversation along? Watch the video to discover some key dating language. Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/experiment/unit-1/session-19 Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

4 gün önce

Learn to talk about ethical coffee in 6 minutes

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] It's one of the most popular drinks on the planet and something many people have for breakfast. Coffee is a widely exported product. However, how much of that money does the coffee farmer actually see? And is there a way to make things a little fairer for everyone? A new report from the UN suggests so. Dan and Catherine discuss the issue and teach you six items of vocabulary. Learn more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-180111 Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) Please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

5 gün önce

So and Such: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 14

Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! Well done, Mark! He has survived through to another round. But don’t relax just yet, here comes Selene, our newest contestant. Together, they will have to face the awesome might of 'so' and 'such'. Those two little intensifiers that allow us to modify adjectives and nouns! Will Mark or Selene win? Can you answer their questions? What’s that weird energy between them? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! For more information, a quiz and other episodes, visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/tgg/ Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

6 gün önce

Do a runner: The English We Speak

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] Rob's running away from something – but what is it and why? This seems like a perfect example of 'doing a runner' and lucky Feifei is around to explain what that means. Watch this programme to find out more. Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 hafta önce

Bad Dates: Episode 1 - Mobile phone addict

Our fifth 'Experiment' series, Bad Dates, helps you learn the language you need to survive in the sometimes strange world of dating. Join Daniel as he battles his way through one bad date to another. He'll teach you some useful language along the way! More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/experiment/unit-1/session-18 Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) Please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 hafta önce

Learn to talk about digital currency in 6 minutes

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] It’s something that makes the world go round, but it doesn’t really exist. In fact, if we all stopped believing in it, it would have no use at all! It is, of course, money. But not just any money, in this 6 minute English, we'll be talking about the infamous Bitcoin. A digital crypto-currency. Is it the same as 'real' money? Can it be trusted? Is it safe? Dan and Neil discuss the issue and teach you six items of vocabulary. Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 hafta önce

The Past Perfect Tense: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 13

Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! Levington survives the lockdown! But it’s not over yet! Here comes Mark to test his mettle. This episode is all about the past perfect…that’s ‘had’ and a past participle for talking about the past that’s past the past! Are you confused? Will Mark and Levington be too? Who will Will expel? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! For more information, a quiz and other episodes, visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/tgg/ Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: The Grammar Gameshow and LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) Please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 hafta önce

A thing: The English We Speak

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] Neil has shaved off his beard. Apparently, beards are 'a thing' now, and Neil no longer wants to have one. What does that mean? Listen to his conversation with Feifei to find out. More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-180101 Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) Please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

2 hafta önce

Learn to talk about having the flu in 6 minutes

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] For a while now, the expression 'man flu' has been controversial. Many men say it's real, while many women say they are just being weak. But why is it that men seem to suffer, or complain, more when they get sick than women do? A recently published study may have the answer. Can science prove that men really do suffer more, or do they just moan instead of getting on with it? Dan and Neil teach six items of vocabulary and discuss the issue. Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

2 hafta önce

Relative Clauses 2: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 12

Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! As the lockdown ends, our contestants arise from a hard night’s sleep to once again take on the mighty relative clause grammar! The only way out, is victory! Will their rough night affect their ability to answer questions? Can Levington ever get something to eat? Will Kate be allowed to finally call her family? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: The Grammar Gameshow and LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

2 hafta önce

All that jazz: The English We Speak

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] What does Neil mean when he says his band had "long hair, loud guitars, even louder drums, leather… all that jazz!" Feifei and Neil teach you a musical phrase that's not about music! Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

3 hafta önce

Learn to talk about the perfect Santa in 6 minutes

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] A popular job at this time of year is playing the part of Santa. But what does it take to be the perfect Father Christmas? Neil and Dan discuss whether it's a role that would suit Dan. Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

3 hafta önce

Relative Clauses: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 11

Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! Levington already has one win under his belt, but Kate is hard on his heels. In this episode, our contestants test themselves against defining relative clauses! Those useful, noun modifying phrases that make complex sentences! Will Levington win through, or can Kate take him down? And what’s this big surprise at the end? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! Watch and see! Learn more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/tgg/ Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: The Grammar Gameshow and LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

3 hafta önce

Not Gonna Lie: The English We Speak

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] Neil thinks he's the best presenter at BBC Learning English. Feifei doesn’t agree. How can you use the phrase 'not gonna lie' before saying something very direct, critical or boastful? http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: The Grammar Gameshow and LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

4 hafta önce

Digital Literacy – Post-study

Digital literacy doesn't stop when you finish your studies! Find out about everyday digital skills in this episode of our Digital Literacy course – part of our 'Go The Distance' course, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to be a top-class distance learner! For more information about digital literacy, English language and study skills for distance learners, visit us at http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/gothedistance. To find out more about our partner, The Open University, go to http://www.open.edu/openlearn/tv-radio-events/events/go-the-distance.

1 ay önce

Learn to talk about children going to work in 6 minutes

[Images: GETTY IMAGES] The number of schoolchildren with doing part-time jobs in the UK has fallen. Is that a good thing? Neil and Dan discuss the pros and cons of working while you're still at school. Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 ay önce

The First Conditional: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 10

Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! This episode sees our brand-new contestants test themselves against the first conditional! It starts with if and talks about present and future consequences! Everyone knows that! But what else will they need to know? Are you a better grammarian than they are? Would you win, where they fail? Does Will have any more surprises planned? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! Watch and see! Learn more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/tgg/ Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. MONDAY: The English We Speak TUESDAY: News Review TUESDAY: English At Work WEDNESDAY: The Grammar Gameshow and LingoHack THURSDAY: 6 Minute English FRIDAY: The Experiment (watch this space for new and exciting content that we are trying out!) We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com

1 ay önce

Study Skills – Revising for exams

It's exam time! Are you nervous? Don't be! Find out how to prepare for exams and revise like a pro in this episode of our Study Skills series – part of our 'Go The Distance' course, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to be a top-class distance learner! For more information about academic know-how, English language and study skills for distance learners, visit us at http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/gothedistance. To find out more about our partner, The Open University, go to http://www.open.edu/openlearn/tv-radio-events/events/go-the-distance.

1 ay önce

Academic Insights – 7 top tips for... exams

Get the grades you deserve in your exams! Learn 7 tips to help you with your assessments in this episode of our Academic Insights series – part of our 'Go The Distance' course, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to be a top-class distance learner! For more information about academic know-how, English language and study skills for distance learners, visit us at http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/gothedistance. To find out more about our partner, The Open University, go to http://www.open.edu/openlearn/tv-radio-events/events/go-the-distance.

1 ay önce