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6 Minute Vocabulary

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.

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  • 08.03.2021
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    06:21
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    Uncountable nouns

    Can you count knowledge, money or happiness? How to deal with uncountable nouns.

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  • 01.03.2021
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    06:21
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    Time expressions

    Neil and Catherine look at time expressions with 'in', 'at' and 'on'.

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  • 22.02.2021
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    06:18
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    Hyphenation

    Learn how to use hyphens: "They did a ten-foot dive into the swimming pool."

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  • 15.02.2021
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    06:10
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    Words with double letters

    Catherine and Neil talk about spelling words with double letters, such as 'accommodation'.

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  • 08.02.2021
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    06:13
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    Pronouncing verbs and nouns

    'Increase' can be a noun or a verb and they aren't pronounced the same way...

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  • 01.02.2021
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    06:07
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    British and American English

    Hear about differences and similarities in vocabulary from both sides of the Atlantic.

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  • 25.01.2021
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    06:20
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    Business jargon

    Can you think out of the box or take the helicopter view at work? Learn business jargon.

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  • 18.01.2021
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    06:23
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    Pronouncing words that start with ‘c’

    Listen out for words that begin with the /s/ sound but start with the letter 'c'.

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  • 11.01.2021
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    06:12
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    Phrasal verbs and context

    A guide to multi-word verbs and prepositions that can change the meaning of phrasal verbs.

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  • 04.01.2021
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    Prefixes re-, pre- and pro-

    'REcycle', 'PREpacked', 'PROactive' - we talk about prefixes in 6 Minute Vocabulary.

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  • 28.12.2020
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    06:43
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    Silent letters

    We talk about letters in English that we see in words but don’t actually pronounce.

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  • 21.12.2020
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    06:16
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    Onomatopoeia

    Learn about words that sound like the thing they describe.

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  • 14.12.2020
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    06:02
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    Multi-word verbs

    Do you ever 'meet up with' your friend in the park? We talk about multi-word verbs.

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  • 07.12.2020
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    Adjectives ending with -ic and -ical

    'Classic' or 'classical'? Learn about adjectives ending in -ic and -ical.

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  • 30.11.2020
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    06:11
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    Strong adjectives

    'Terrified', 'fantastic', 'amazing' - learn how to use strong adjectives.

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  • 25.11.2020
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    06:05
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    Male and female job words

    Policeman / policewoman, actor / actress - learn about job titles and gender.

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  • 25.11.2020
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    06:19
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    New words

    'Selfie', 'photobomb', 'trolling'. Learn what these new words mean and how they are made.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Weather words

    The British love to talk about weather! Learn some useful vocabulary about it here.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:08
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    Homophones

    Mail and male... Learn about words that sound the same but have different spellings.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:10
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    Compound nouns

    Ice cream, popcorn... Learn about nouns made up of a combination of two words.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:06
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    Similar words

    We talk about words like 'big' and 'large' and explore the similarities between them.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:10
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    Adjective order

    This is a big, old, smelly dog! Learn which adjective has to come first.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:03
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    Contractions

    "I've run a marathon." Look at the shorter form 'I've'. Learn how to use contractions.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Job suffixes

    What's the connection between a teacher, a driver and a presenter? We explain.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:11
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    Word stress

    How to pronounce the words 'photographer' and 'photograph'? Learn about word stress.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Compound adjectives

    Learn how to use compound adjectives (e.g. low-fat yoghurt, high-quality carbohydrates).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Lexical sets

    Finn and Catherine give you some tips on how to remember new words.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    -ing and -ed adjectives

    Boring or bored? Interested or interesting? We'll tell you the right adjective to use.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Binomials

    Learn how to use these short English phrases made of two words that go together.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    06:11
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    Chunks of language

    Find out how you can sound much more natural by learning and using chunks of language.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Prefixes

    Have no fear... Finn and Alice are here and they'll teach you everything about prefixes!

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Adjectives and adverbs

    Fashionable? Fashionably? We teach you adjectives and adverbs.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Suffixes

    Finn and Alice look at a very important part of word building – suffixes.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Academic Vocabulary

    Do you have to write academic texts and essays? Finn and Neil give you some tips.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Talk like Shakespeare

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

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Irregular verbs 2

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

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Eponyms as nouns and verbs

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

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Adjectives from names

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

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Large numbers

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

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Suffixes -sion -tion -tian

    "I have a confesSION: my ambiTION is to meet a MarTIAN!" - We teach you suffixes.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Synonyms

    Learn about synonyms - words that have the same or similar meaning.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Discourse Markers: Interjections

    Do you know your ouch! from your ugh!? These words are called interjections.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    Commonly misspelled words

    Finn and Catherine talk through some of the complexities of English spelling.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    6 Minute Vocabulary: Academic Vocabulary

    Neil and Finn's top tips for dealing with specialist vocabulary

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