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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

Adverbs of frequency

3/2/2021
Learn how to use 'always', 'often', 'never' and 'sometimes'.

Duration:00:07:07

'Like' for preference and description

2/23/2021
We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food...

Duration:00:06:39

Present perfect continuous

2/16/2021
'What have you been doing?' Learn how to use the present perfect continuous tense.

Duration:00:06:19

Present tenses

2/9/2021
Finn and Catherine take a look at the present simple, continuous and perfect.

Duration:00:06:17

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

2/2/2021
Learn key words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.

Duration:00:06:25

'Used to' and 'would'

1/26/2021
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!

Duration:00:06:10

Talking about the future

1/19/2021
Learn how to use 'will', 'going to', 'might' and 'be likely to' to talk about the future.

Duration:00:06:18

Question tags

1/12/2021
"You didn't eat all the chocolate, did you?" Learn how to use 'did you' - a question tag.

Duration:00:06:13

Present perfect and past simple

1/5/2021
Catherine and Neil talk about unusual food and give you rules to help you choose tenses.

Duration:00:06:12

State verbs

12/29/2020
Is it OK to say 'I'm loving your work'? Neil and Catherine take a look at state verbs.

Duration:00:07:32

The second conditional

12/22/2020
"If my team won, I'd be so happy!" Learn how to use the second conditional.

Duration:00:07:29

The first conditional

12/15/2020
"If it rains, I will take my umbrella." Learn how to use the first conditional.

Duration:00:07:28

Present and past passives

12/8/2020
Passive forms can be tricky to understand but Rob, Neil and Mike are here to help you.

Duration:00:06:23

Indirect questions

12/1/2020
Rob and Catherine tell you what they are, how to make them and when to use them.

Duration:00:06:14

Verb tenses

11/24/2020
Neil and Catherine go on a 'tour' of 6 very important English tenses.

Duration:00:07:25

Too, very, enough

11/17/2020
Too expensive? Using 'too', 'very' and 'enough' with adjectives to talk about degree.

Duration:00:07:25

Subject questions

11/10/2020
Learn how to form questions when you want to ask about a subject or an object.

Duration:00:07:36

'Used to'

11/2/2020
Using the phrase 'used to' to talk about the past: "I used to meet my friends every day."

Duration:00:06:15

Might, may, could

10/27/2020
Catherine might cook curry for dinner. Learn how to use 'might', 'may' and 'could'.

Duration:00:06:08

Defining relative clauses

10/20/2020
How to use defining relative clauses. They give information about a noun in a sentence.

Duration:00:06:18