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Easily confused words

12/17/2018
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'Sensible' and 'sensitive'. Find out more about words that are easily confused.

Duration:00:07:40

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:00:06:19

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:00:06:15

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:00:07:02

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

Pronouncing words that start with 'c'

9/24/2018
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When is 'c' pronounced /k/ and when does it have an /s/ sound? Listen to the programme.

Duration:00:07:33

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