How to Read News Headlines and Improve Your English 📰 Learn with JenniferESL

Hi everyone. It’s Jennifer here with a special kind of lesson. I plan to give you some tips and a short task to help you practice your English, particularly your grammar. Do you think someone will ever write about you in the news? If they did, what would you want the article to be about? Well, we might […]

Learn to talk about learning a language in 6 minutes!

Rob: Hello and welcome to 6 Minute English – the show that brings you an interesting topic, authentic listening practice and vocabulary to help you improve your language skills. I’m Rob… Neil: Watashi no namae wa Neil desu. And that means ‘my name’s Neil’. Rob: So Neil, here’s a question for you – can you speak any languages […]

BBC English Masterclass: Words that connect ideas – so to speak, I mean… (Discourse Markers 2)

Sian here for BBC Learning English. In this Masterclass we’re going to look at more ways you can use discourse markers to help connect your ideas when you’re having conversations. Ok, so discourse markers will help you sound more fluent and help you understand native speaker conversations. We’re going to look at seven different discourse markers today. Listen […]

Do you work in an English-speaking environment? English at Work is the series for you

Narrator: Hi I’m Neil. Thanks for joining me on English at Work – a new series of programmes set in an office, full of top tips to help you learn some useful business language which you could use in the workplace. In the next few minutes you can join me on an introductory tour around one of London’s […]

Grammar: Verbs after ‘stop’, ‘go on’ and ‘regret’

Hi Sian here for BBC Learning English. Now lots of people stop to buy a coffee on their way into work, but not me – I’ve stopped buying coffee. What’s the difference – ‘stop buying’ ‘stop to buy’? You’ll find out in this Masterclass. In English we have a group of verbs that can be followed by the […]