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The English We Speak

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The English We Speak

The English We Speak

BBC Radio

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Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

Latest Episodes

Sheeple

Follow the crowd and learn a new English expression!

2 MIN6 d ago
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Sheeple

Hater

Learn a phrase to describe a negative attitude.

2 MIN2 w ago
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Hater

Talk shop

If you have to talk about work even when you’re not doing it, this is the phrase for you!

2 MIN3 w ago
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Talk shop

Snackable

Learn an expression to describe short online content that you can snack on!

2 MINMAR 3
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Snackable

A memory like a sieve

Are you forgetful? This expression is for you!

3 MINFEB 25
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A memory like a sieve

Nomophobia

Got a fear of not using your mobile phone? Here's how to describe your condition.

2 MINFEB 18
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Nomophobia

Peacocking

Rob and Feifei explain the true meaning of this animal-related phrase.

2 MINFEB 11
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Peacocking

Kick into the long grass

If you want to delay doing something, where do you kick it?! We have the answer here.

2 MINFEB 4
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Kick into the long grass

Rat race

The Year of the Rat is here – so Neil has decided to dedicate his life to work.

2 MINJAN 28
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Rat race

Microworker

What's a 'microworker'? May be you are one!

2 MINJAN 21
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Microworker

Latest Episodes

Sheeple

Follow the crowd and learn a new English expression!

2 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Sheeple

Hater

Learn a phrase to describe a negative attitude.

2 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Hater

Talk shop

If you have to talk about work even when you’re not doing it, this is the phrase for you!

2 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Talk shop

Snackable

Learn an expression to describe short online content that you can snack on!

2 MINMAR 3
Comments
Snackable

A memory like a sieve

Are you forgetful? This expression is for you!

3 MINFEB 25
Comments
A memory like a sieve

Nomophobia

Got a fear of not using your mobile phone? Here's how to describe your condition.

2 MINFEB 18
Comments
Nomophobia

Peacocking

Rob and Feifei explain the true meaning of this animal-related phrase.

2 MINFEB 11
Comments
Peacocking

Kick into the long grass

If you want to delay doing something, where do you kick it?! We have the answer here.

2 MINFEB 4
Comments
Kick into the long grass

Rat race

The Year of the Rat is here – so Neil has decided to dedicate his life to work.

2 MINJAN 28
Comments
Rat race

Microworker

What's a 'microworker'? May be you are one!

2 MINJAN 21
Comments
Microworker
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