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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.

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United Kingdom

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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

4/15/2024
Finn and Alice look at a very important part of word building – suffixes. FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish Follow us ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/followus LIKE PODCASTS? Try some of our other popular podcasts including: ✔️ 6 Minute English ✔️ 6 Minute Grammar ✔️ News Review They're all available by searching in your podcast app.

Duration:00:06:12

Academic vocabulary

4/1/2024
Learn how to cope if you are studying at an English-speaking university.

Duration:00:06:18

Phrases from Shakespeare

3/25/2024
We learn phrases from Shakespeare that are still used today.

Duration:00:06:16

Irregular verbs

3/18/2024
Some irregular verbs can be grouped into patterns to help remember the different forms.

Duration:00:06:11

Eponyms as nouns and verbs

3/11/2024
What does the word Hoover have in common with the word Google?

Duration:00:06:11

Adjectives from names

3/4/2024
We discuss a group of adjectives that are made from the names of famous people.

Duration:00:06:11

Large numbers

2/26/2024
How many stars are there in the universe? Learn how to say big numbers in English.

Duration:00:06:14

Suffixes: -tian, -sion and -tion

2/19/2024
Have we got your attention? Listen and learn how to use suffixes -tian, -sion and -tion.

Duration:00:06:43

Synonyms

2/12/2024
Learn about words that have the same or similar meanings

Duration:00:06:31

Discourse Markers: Interjections

2/5/2024
Do you know your ouch! from your ugh!? These words are called interjections.

Duration:00:06:34

Commonly misspelled words

1/29/2024
Weird or wierd? English spelling is fascinating – but it's not always straightforward!

Duration:00:05:58

Linking words

1/9/2024
Listen to Angela talk about her lucky shark escape and learn some linking words.

Duration:00:06:11

Words with more than one spelling

1/1/2024
Are you unsure whether it’s disc or disk, sympathise or sympathize, learnt or learned?

Duration:00:06:21

Acronyms

12/25/2023
Listen to Peter and Catherine talking about acronyms like NASA and FIFA in this podcast.

Duration:00:06:18

Antonyms

12/19/2023
Finn and Catherine discuss antonyms in 6 minute Vocabulary.

Duration:00:06:19

Suffixes: -ness & -ity

12/11/2023
Listen to Neil and Catherine talk about words with the suffixes -ness and -ity.

Duration:00:06:19

Discourse markers: showing attitude

12/5/2023
fortunately, obviously, seriously, ideally.

Duration:00:06:19

Suffixes: -ment, -ance, -ence

11/27/2023
ExciteMENT, performANCE, differENCE - how suffixes turn verbs and adjectives into nouns.

Duration:00:06:15

Someone, somewhere, anywhere...

11/20/2023
Learn how to use these very useful pronouns with 'some' and 'any'.

Duration:00:06:19

Irregular verbs

11/13/2023
Choose, chose, chosen... We talk about verbs that don't follow the -ed pattern.

Duration:00:06:07