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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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Is punctuality important?

Is punctuality important?

2020-11-1906:1913

We discuss people's attitude to being on time and why some people are always late.
We talk about online fraud and teach you some useful vocabulary along the way.
Many scientists are wondering whether it’s now too late to stop global warming.
Neil and Georgina take a nostalgic look back at the 1980s and the birth of the Walkman.
Hear about projects to create liveable underwater habitats and learn new vocabulary.
Rob and Sam discuss plans in the US to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks on election day.
Hear Jane Goodall talk about the deep connections between humans and the great apes.
Neil and Sam talk about the subject and teach you vocabulary along the way.
Neil and Sam discuss the post-Covid job landscape and teach you vocabulary along the way.
Grandmothers are being trained to provide therapy to people in their community.
The number of bees is declining at an alarming rate, with serious consequences for us.
We discuss what to do when you are confronted with someone who spreads falsehoods.
In this programme, we’ll be finding out all about blood and teaching you some vocabulary.
Rob and Neil discuss the future of our cities and teach you useful vocabulary.
In an era of fake news, could it be that we are living through a crisis in trust?
No more bosses

No more bosses

2020-08-0606:1722

Can companies operate better without managers? We talk about it and teach you vocabulary.
Neil and Georgina talk about Covid-19 and teach you related vocabulary.
Food made in space

Food made in space

2020-07-2306:1726

Find out how growing plants in space might help develop better crops.
Sport against poverty

Sport against poverty

2020-07-1606:1726

Neil and Sam discuss how sport is giving hope to young people leading the toughest lives.
Companies are rushing to install technology to make offices safer. Neil and Sam discuss.
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Comments (257)

masuod panahpoury

I think there is a dictation error in your transcription on your website, in the vocabulary section you've written "consipcious" instead of "conspicuous". am I right?

Nov 23rd
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HAMID ME

I think the Titanic crashed with an iceberg that was separated from a huge mountain of ice in Greenland and was floating in Atlantic ocean, that is another cause of climate changes.

Nov 5th
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HAMID ME

So memorable, I had one of it with a caset that you could rewrote (rw) it and 4 rechargable batteries, it goes back when I was 15 or 16 I think in 2004 or 2005 years.

Oct 30th
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Gafri

нихуя не понятно

Oct 27th
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Eliprs

why is not the text of podcast

Oct 27th
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HAMID ME

According to the Gandolf on Hobbit trilogy, the world is changing and we have to adapt ourself with this change. this happens occures in the future but slowly, Corona causes this happens grows rapidly.

Oct 26th
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HAMID ME

It's so amazing, living under water. I think our body get used to living this situation hardly and everyone thinks in the future we will be living on the sky not under water!!!

Oct 25th
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mahsa nezhadmohammad

Why i cant download these episodes

Oct 16th
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nava

I can't download this episode 😢

Oct 14th
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Maryam Nozari

scalp: skin under the hair

Oct 12th
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Maryam Nozari

bibiliotherapy skanning hamesphere

Oct 12th
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Maryam Nozari

stimulus : incentice

Oct 12th
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Maryam Nozari

anomalies frequency synchronous bit of a pickle

Oct 10th
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Robert Alcantara

I've never heard her erring a question.

Oct 9th
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Sedighe Hosseini

thx

Oct 8th
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Mohammad Hosein Talaee

where can I find the text of podcasts?

Oct 3rd
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Sabiii

Same here!! These podcasts don’t play for me!

Sep 27th
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Hosna Moradi

Why i cant listen ti this? Who csn help me?

Sep 26th
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Milad Ak

you told the answer is C but I think at the end you red the sentence that refer to A

Sep 15th
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Monica Hortua Ardila

Where I can the traslation in english?

Sep 4th
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