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Episodes

New words

9/16/2019
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New words appear all the time, but how and what do they mean? Find out in this programme.

Duration:00:06:33

Weather words

9/9/2019
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How do we describe the weather? Rob and Catherine discuss it in this 6 Minute Vocabulary.

Duration:00:05:51

Homophones

9/2/2019
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Mail and male... Learn about words that sound the same but have different spellings.

Duration:00:06:08

Compound nouns

8/26/2019
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Ice cream, popcorn... Learn about nouns made up of a combination of two words.

Duration:00:06:09

Similar words

8/19/2019
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Rob and Sophie discuss similar words, like 'big' and 'large'. What are their differences?

Duration:00:06:06

Adjective order

8/12/2019
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This is a big, old, smelly dog! Learn which adjective has to come first.

Duration:00:06:10

Contractions

8/5/2019
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"I've run a marathon." Look at the shorter form 'I've'. Learn how to use contractions.

Duration:00:06:03

Job suffixes

7/29/2019
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What's the connection between a teacher, a driver or a presenter?

Duration:00:06:10

Word stress

7/22/2019
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Don't feel stressed by pronunciation - just listen to 6 Minute Vocabulary and we'll help!

Duration:00:06:10

Compound adjectives

7/15/2019
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Learn how to use compound adjectives (e.g. low-fat yoghurt, high-quality carbohydrates).

Duration:00:06:18

Lexical sets

7/8/2019
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Finn and Catherine give you some tips on how to remember new words.

Duration:00:06:10

ing and ed adjectives

7/1/2019
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Interested or interesting? Boring or bored? We'll tell you the right adjective to use.

Duration:00:06:06

Binomials

6/24/2019
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Learn how to use these short English phrases made of two words that go together.

Duration:00:06:02

Chunks

6/17/2019
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Find out how you can sound much more natural by learning and using chunks of language.

Duration:00:06:19

Prefixes

6/10/2019
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Have no fear... Finn and Alice are here and they'll teach you everything about prefixes!

Duration:00:05:57

Adjectives and adverbs

6/1/2019
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Fashionable? Fashionably? We teach you adjectives and adverbs.

Duration:00:06:05

Academic Vocabulary

5/20/2019
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We'll give you some advice for writing essays and giving presentations.

Duration:00:06:18

Irregular verbs: Part 2

5/6/2019
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Finn and Catherine explain how grouping can hep you remember irregular verbs

Duration:00:06:11

Large numbers

4/15/2019
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High mountains, long rivers... Callum and Finn teach you how to talk about big numbers.

Duration:00:06:11

Suffixes -tian, -sion, -tion

4/8/2019
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What's your ambition? Do you have a confession? Ever met a Martian? Learn suffixes.

Duration:00:06:20