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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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Neil and Rob talk about this kind of music and teach you some vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss talking on the phone and teach related vocabulary.
Women and motorbikes

Women and motorbikes

2019-06-0600:06:1724

Neil and Sam talk about biker culture and teach you related vocabulary.
Are you a 'vampire shopper'?

Are you a 'vampire shopper'?

2019-05-3000:06:1717

Neil and Rob discuss their shopping habits and give you vocabulary for free!
Neil and Rob talk about insomnia and teach you the related vocabulary.
Internet - good or bad?

Internet - good or bad?

2018-04-2600:06:37235

Rob and Neil discuss some of the advantages and drawbacks of going online
Comments (129)

Behzad Farrokhzadeh

genre a style of something such as music or films  lyrics the words of a song  desensitised (to something) feeling that something extreme is normal  joy/joyful happiness noun/adjective  cannibalism the eating of human flesh by another human  aesthetic an artistic appreciation of something, a feeling that something is beautiful from an artistic point of view

Jun 23rd
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Neg

Why do you omit some podcasts from time to time?! :(

Jun 20th
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Behzad Farrokhzadeh

Vocabulary knowledgeable (adjective) knowing a lot about something a technophile someone who loves technology to despise to hate strongly, to detest class an artificial grouping of society dictated by birth a blip a temporary fault or mistake in real time happening at that moment, live, not recorded

Jun 13th
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Amin

• dissolves: gets weaker  • mattering: being important  • interiority (uncommon word): the quality of being inside  • empowered: with the ability, skill and strength to control your own life  • sexualised: made to look sexually appealing  • embodying: showing the true characteristics of something

Jun 9th
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Aram Kurdish

🌹🌹

Jun 3rd
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Igor Radkov

Well done Amin&Dan&Neil!

Jun 1st
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Amin

• insomniac: someone who can't sleep easily  • to get sucked into something: not being able to stop yourself getting involved with something that you don't want to do  • sleep deprived: not having enough sleep  • resist the urge: to stop yourself acting on a strong feeling to do something  • feel-good factor: doing something that gives someone a happy and positive feeling  • regret: sad feeling you get when you've made a mistake and wished you hadn't made the mistake in the first place

May 30th
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Erlon Filgueiras

Amin Thank you, Amin.

May 30th
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Amin

• insomnia: the condition of not being able to sleep • tossing and turning: moving around a lot in bed and trying to get to sleep without success • counter-intuitive: the opposite of what seems obvious or natural, but which may be correct • decades: (here) many years • diluted: made weaker • chronic: long-lasting (of a medical condition)

May 30th
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Amin

• Anxiety: a feeling of worry and fear; • Natural selection: a principle of evolution when random changes in an organism’s biology may lead it to being more successful in its environment; • To shape: to have an important impact on the way something develops; • To cope with: to manage a difficult situation; • Life-threatening: possibly causing death; • To go off (talking about an alarm): starts making its warning noise.

May 26th
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Amin

• initially: at first - in the beginning • neutral: not controlling / not taking any action to control • anonymity: the state of having a hidden identity or personality • ameliorate: make a situation better • to tweak: to make a small change • kudos: praise and appreciation for something someone has done

May 26th
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Amin

Today's Vocabulary: • Paunch: fat stomach that mostly men have; • Skinny: very thin; • Willpower: controlling your own behaviour to achieve something; • Come to terms (with something): start to accept the difficult or unpleasant situation you are in; • Judgemental: quick to criticise people based on your own beliefs; • Burst: sudden and short increase in something.

May 21st
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Amin

Today's Vocabulary: • Eavesdrop: secretly listen to someone's conversation; • Bug: small electronic device used for secretly listening to conversations; • Intimate: private and personal; • Circumvent: cleverly bypass or go around; • Be resigned to: accept an unpleasant situation which cannot change; • Trade-off: compromise.

May 21st
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Valéria Cristina Aguilar Pradella

O really enjoy your podcasts

May 7th
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Elnaz Naz

hi. does the podcast contain only five episodes or is there some problems with me?

May 6th
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Elnaz Naz

dan thanks

May 28th
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dan

Elnaz Naz These are episodes from 'available now' section on bbc's site. Section 'all' contains way more episodes: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02pc9tn/episodes/guide

May 20th
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Maxim Vitalievich

thanks for that podcast channel

May 4th
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linkliu mayuyu

like the channel

May 2nd
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adin slm

english

Apr 24th
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이혜련

서진영

Apr 20th
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GreatBahram

could you possibly add a link to your website for each episode into the podcast show notes? you don't have a twitter account for this podcast, do you?

Apr 19th
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Maximilian Süß

cool

Apr 18th
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