6 Minute English

5 EpisodesProduced by BBC RadioWebsite

Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.

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Faking it: Computers that spot a real smile

September 19th, 2019


We discuss if computers can recognise human emotions from the expressions on our face.

Is tourism harmful?

September 12th, 2019


Everyone loves a holiday, but what damage can tourists do? Sam and Rob find out.

The future of food

September 5th, 2019


Climate change means we might have to change our diets. Let's tuck into some vocabulary.

Environmentally friendly living

August 29th, 2019


How can you change the way you live to help the environment? Sam and Neil discuss.

Internet - good or bad?

April 26th, 2018


Rob and Neil discuss some of the advantages and drawbacks of going online

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