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Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.

Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.

Language:

English


Episodes

Out of the loop

4/17/2018
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Learn a phrase about missing out.

Duration:00:02:42

Rub it in

4/10/2018
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Learn an expression about enjoying someone's misfortunes.

Duration:00:02:18

Smombie

4/3/2018
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Are you a smartphone zombie?

Duration:00:02:16

Freegan

3/27/2018
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Are you someone who only eats food that has been wasted or thrown away? Learn a word that describes what you are

Duration:00:02:54

Barking up the wrong tree

3/20/2018
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Have you ever made the wrong assumption? Here's a dog-related phrase to describe your actions

Duration:00:02:48

Cloud cuckoo land

3/13/2018
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Can you make the impossible possible? This phrase implies you can't but what's it got to do with a cuckoo?

Duration:00:02:32

A taste of your own medicine

3/6/2018
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Payback time

Duration:00:02:42

Happy-go-lucky

2/27/2018
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Relaxed about the future? Here's a phrase that might describe your character

Duration:00:02:59

Whizz-kid

2/20/2018
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Young, clever and successful: find out a phrase that describes someone like this

Duration:00:02:16

The best of both worlds

2/13/2018
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Can you enjoy the advantages of two different situations at the same time? You can if you use this phrase

Duration:00:02:43

Bone idle

2/6/2018
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Are you taking it easy or just be lazy? Here's a phrase to describe your condition

Duration:00:02:52

To cut a long story short

1/30/2018
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Have you got a story to tell? Here's a phrase about just telling the important bits

Duration:00:03:03

A thing

1/29/2018
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Beards have been 'a thing' for a while. Is it now time to shave them off?

Duration:00:02:21

Just the ticket

1/23/2018
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Rob and Feifei help teach a phrase to describe something you really want or need

Duration:00:03:00

Do a runner

1/9/2018
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Is it time to go? Here's a phrase about avoiding a tricky situation

Duration:00:02:17

All that jazz

12/26/2017
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We love slang, idioms, phrases and all that jazz! Learn a new phrase with us

Duration:00:02:28

Not gonna lie

12/18/2017
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A phrase to use when you're being brutally honest

Duration:00:02:45

Up your game

12/12/2017
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Don't know which one to use? You need to up your emoji game

Duration:00:02:38

To shout it from the rooftops

12/5/2017
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Have you heard the good news? This programme has something to shout about!

Duration:00:02:14

To blow the cobwebs away

11/28/2017
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No spiders involved. It's time to get lively and learn a new English phrase

Duration:00:02:23

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