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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.
5 Episodes
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Neil and Dan talk about diets and serve you a tasty helping of vocabulary.
These devices listen to our every command. But when does 'listening' become 'spying'?
Evolution and anxiety

Evolution and anxiety

2019-05-0200:06:17

Has anxiety been good for humans?
The rise of the comfy shoe

The rise of the comfy shoe

2019-04-2500:06:32

Forget high heels - the comfortable shoe is becoming acceptable in formal settings.
Internet - good or bad?

Internet - good or bad?

2018-04-2600:06:37206

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

there is not any subtitle here?

Apr 17th
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Rasool Cheraghi

masoud jry nope :(

May 16th
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Lương Tiến Thành

i could not see lyric plz

Apr 17th
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Tianyu Zhen

Tweak anonymity ameliorate kudos

Apr 9th
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Claudio Melgarejo

Hi there! My name is Claudio from Paraguay!

Apr 8th
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Lovely Smasm

Thank you so much for this great podcast, however, I'd appreciate of you could pronounce the new words at the end of the podcast

Apr 4th
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Bishnu Mahali

Lovely Smasm 🙌

Apr 17th
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Negin Amiri

Lovely Smasm I agree

Apr 14th
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Наталия Манири

, без ю мл вы ы бес Ющенко р тютю чинц им мб * я яю

Apr 1st
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Asqar Bahodirov

It is definitily important for everyone

Mar 27th
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Nandini Srirambhatla

A.I. is an acronym of Artificial Intelligence

Mar 23rd
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程乐涌

没字幕

Mar 19th
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Akshat Agarwal

New Words : ameliorate, kudos !!

Mar 15th
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