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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.
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Suffixes -free and -less

12/10/2018
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Are e-cigarettes harmLESS? Should all public places be smoke-FREE? Learn about suffixes.

Duration:00:07:00

Prefixes: 'de', 'dis' and 'dys'

12/3/2018
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Do you suffer from dyspepsia? Could a detox diet help? Neil and Finn talk about prefixes.

Duration:00:06:18

Ordinal numbers

11/26/2018
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What's the date today? And do you know how to say it? Find out about ordinal numbers.

Duration:00:06:21

Short spoken forms

11/20/2018
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Gonna, wanna, dunno, whatcha... are these English words? Finn and Catherine explain all.

Duration:00:07:26

Uncountable nouns

11/12/2018
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Neil and Catherine look at uncountable nouns like knowledge, money and happiness.

Duration:00:06:29

'In', 'at', 'on' with time expressions

11/5/2018
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At the weekend, in spring, on Saturday - a lesson about prepositions.

Duration:00:06:29

Hyphenation

10/29/2018
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Why do we write hyphens in some phrases but not in others? Listen to the programme.

Duration:00:06:18

Words with double letters

10/22/2018
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Catherine and Finn talk about spelling words with double letters.

Duration:00:06:10

Pronouncing nouns and verbs

10/15/2018
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We discuss words that have the same spelling but are pronounced differently.

Duration:00:06:13

British and American English

10/8/2018
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What's the difference between a mobile phone and a cellphone?

Duration:00:06:15

Business jargon

10/1/2018
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Neil and Catherine explain some business jargon in just six minutes!

Duration:00:06:57

6 Minute Vocabulary: Academic Vocabulary

3/19/2018
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Neil and Finn's top tips for dealing with specialist vocabulary

Duration:00:06:18