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6 Minute Grammar

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Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.

Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.

Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.

Language:

English


Episodes

Past simple

10/19/2021
We look at the 'past simple' and give you examples in this 6 Minute Grammar.

Duration:00:07:15

'Have to' and 'must'

10/12/2021
Learn how to talk about obligations in English using 'have to' and 'must'.

Duration:00:07:19

Adverbs of Frequency

10/5/2021
Learn how to use words like 'always', 'never' and 'sometimes'.

Duration:00:06:10

'Like' for preference and description

9/28/2021
We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food...

Duration:00:06:42

Question forms

9/21/2021
We’ll take a look at yes-no questions and questions to get to know each other.

Duration:00:06:38

Present perfect continuous

9/14/2021
How long have Neil and Catherine been talking about the present perfect continuous?

Duration:00:06:19

Present tenses

9/7/2021
Finn and Catherine take a look at the present simple, continuous and perfect.

Duration:00:06:17

'Can', 'could', 'be able to', 'manage to'

8/31/2021
Learn key words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.

Duration:00:08:03

'Used to' and 'would'

8/24/2021
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!

Duration:00:06:02

Talking about the future

8/17/2021
Learn how to use 'will', 'going to', 'might' and 'be likely to' to talk about the future.

Duration:00:07:57

Question tags

8/10/2021
"You didn't eat all the chocolate, did you?" Learn how to use 'did you' - a question tag.

Duration:00:06:48

Present perfect and past simple

8/3/2021
Learn when we use the present perfect and past simple tenses.

Duration:00:06:12

State verbs

7/27/2021
Is it OK to say 'I'm loving your work'? Neil and Catherine take a look at state verbs.

Duration:00:06:59

The second conditional

7/20/2021
For an explanation about the 2nd conditional, just give us 6 minutes and we can help!

Duration:00:06:20

The first conditional

7/13/2021
'If it rains, I will take my umbrella'. Learn how to use the first conditional.

Duration:00:06:18

Present and past passives

7/6/2021
Listen to this programme for examples of passives and explanations of how they're used.

Duration:00:06:23

Indirect questions

6/29/2021
Learn different ways of asking for information and making requests.

Duration:00:06:22

Verb tenses

6/22/2021
Neil and Catherine go on a 'tour' of 6 very important English tenses.

Duration:00:07:35

Too, very, enough

6/15/2021
We will help you understand how 'too', 'very', and 'enough' are used and what they mean.

Duration:00:06:39

Subject questions

6/8/2021
Learn how we form questions when we want to ask about a subject or an object.

Duration:00:06:26