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6 Minute Vocabulary

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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

Chunks of language

10/25/2021
Find out how you can sound much more natural by learning and using chunks of language.

Duration:00:06:45

Prefixes

10/18/2021
Learn how to add prefixes to the beginning of some words to change their meanings.

Duration:00:06:37

Adjectives and adverbs

10/11/2021
Fashionable? Fashionably? Learn how to use adjectives and adverbs.

Duration:00:06:49

Suffixes

10/4/2021
Finn and Alice look at a very important part of word building – suffixes.

Duration:00:06:46

Academic Vocabulary

9/27/2021
Do you have to write academic texts and essays? Finn and Neil give you some tips.

Duration:00:07:06

Talk like Shakespeare

9/20/2021
Learn some idioms from 'the Bard' which are in common use today.

Duration:00:06:16

Irregular verbs 2

9/13/2021
Break, broke, broken... We look at verbs that don't behave themselves.

Duration:00:07:31

Eponyms as nouns and verbs

9/6/2021
To google, to hoover... Learn about words that have come from commercial products.

Duration:00:07:29

Adjectives from names

8/30/2021
Freudian, Dickensian, Orwellian... learn about adjectives that come from names.

Duration:00:06:57

Large numbers

8/23/2021
How many stars are there in the universe? Learn how to say big numbers in English.

Duration:00:06:56

Suffixes -sion -tion -tian

8/16/2021
"I have a confession to make. My ambition is to meet a Martian!" - We teach you suffixes.

Duration:00:06:28

Synonyms

8/9/2021
Learn about synonyms - words that have the same or similar meaning.

Duration:00:06:57

Discourse Markers: Interjections

7/26/2021
Do you know your ouch! from your ugh!? These words are called interjections.

Duration:00:06:18

Commonly misspelled words

7/19/2021
Finn and Catherine talk through some of the complexities of English spelling.

Duration:00:06:18

Linking words

7/12/2021
Rob and Catherine talk about words and short phrases used to connect ideas.

Duration:00:06:19

Words with more than one spelling

7/5/2021
Disk or disc? Confused about which one to use? Finn and Catherine talk about spelling.

Duration:00:07:04

Acronyms

6/28/2021
Nasa, Fifa, Unesco, Nato - Peter and Catherine talk about acronyms.

Duration:00:06:26

Antonyms

6/21/2021
A good way of building vocabulary in English is to learn words with opposite meanings.

Duration:00:06:27

Suffixes: -ness & -ity

6/7/2021
Learn how to use the suffixes '-ness' and '-ity' in English.

Duration:00:07:02

Discourse markers: Attitude

5/31/2021
Words and phrases we use to express our attitude to what we’re saying or writing.

Duration:00:07:36