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Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

Language:

English


Episodes

Discourse Markers: Interjections

11/28/2022
Do you know your ouch! from your ugh!? These words are called interjections.

Duration:00:07:59

Commonly misspelled words

11/21/2022
Weird or weird? English spelling is fascinating – but it's not always straightforward!

Duration:00:06:06

Linking words

11/21/2022
Rob and Catherine talk about words and short phrases used to connect ideas.

Duration:00:05:58

Linking words

11/14/2022
Listen to Angela talk about her lucky shark escape and learn some linking words.

Duration:00:07:29

Words with more than one spelling

11/7/2022
Disk or disc? Confused about which one to use? Finn and Catherine talk about spelling.

Duration:00:06:21

Acronyms

10/31/2022
Listen to Peter and Catherine talking about acronyms like NASA and FIFA in this podcast.

Duration:00:06:18

Antonyms

10/24/2022
A good way of building vocabulary in English is to learn words with opposite meanings.

Duration:00:06:19

Suffixes: -ness and -ity

10/17/2022
‘Happiness’ and 'responsibility'. Learn words with the suffixes -ness and -ity.

Duration:00:06:19

Discourse markers for showing attitude

10/10/2022
Fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally. These words are useful. How do we use them?

Duration:00:06:19

Suffixes: -ment, -ance, -ence

10/3/2022
ExciteMENT, performANCE, differENCE - how suffixes turn verbs and adjectives into nouns.

Duration:00:06:58

Someone, nothing, anywhere

9/20/2022
Learn about words like someone, nothing and anywhere in 6 minutes.

Duration:00:06:27

Irregular verbs

9/12/2022
Choose, chose, chosen... We talk about verbs that don't follow the -ed pattern.

Duration:00:06:15

Easily confused words

9/5/2022
Boring or bored? Learn about words that look similar but have very different meaning.

Duration:00:06:18

Suffixes: -less and -free

8/26/2022
Is this a smoke-free or a smokeless workplace? Learn the difference!

Duration:00:06:19

Prefixes: dys- de- dis-

8/15/2022
Do you suffer from DYSpepsia? Could a DEtox diet help? Neil and Finn talk about prefixes.

Duration:00:07:02

Ordinal numbers

8/8/2022
What's the date today? Do you know how to say it? Listen to the programme to find out.

Duration:00:07:03

Spoken short forms

8/1/2022
Gonna, wanna, dunno, whatcha... We give you an introduction to short spoken forms.

Duration:00:06:48

Uncountable nouns

7/25/2022
Can you count knowledge, money or happiness? How to deal with uncountable nouns.

Duration:00:06:29

Time expressions

7/18/2022
We look at time expressions with 'in', 'at' and 'on'.

Duration:00:06:21

Hyphenation

7/11/2022
Find out why we write some phrases with hyphens but not others.

Duration:00:06:26