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6 Minute Vocabulary

6 Minute Vocabulary

BBC Radio

Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

311 - Talk like Shakespeare
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  • 311 - Talk like Shakespeare

    Learn some idioms from 'the Bard' which are in common use today.

    Mon, 20 Sep 2021
  • 310 - Irregular verbs 2

    Break, broke, broken... We look at verbs that don't behave themselves.

    Mon, 13 Sep 2021
  • 309 - Eponyms as nouns and verbs

    To google, to hoover... Learn about words that have come from commercial products.

    Mon, 06 Sep 2021
  • 308 - Adjectives from names

    Freudian, Dickensian, Orwellian... learn about adjectives that come from names.

    Mon, 30 Aug 2021
  • 307 - Large numbers

    How many stars are there in the universe? Learn how to say big numbers in English.

    Mon, 23 Aug 2021
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