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.
6:03Learn how to add prefixes to the beginning of some words to change their meanings.
Adjectives and adverbs
6:05Fashionable? Fashionably? Learn how to use adjectives and adverbs.
6:12Finn and Alice look at a very important part of word building – suffixes.
6:18Do you have to write academic texts and essays? Finn and Neil give you some tips.
Talk like Shakespeare
6:16Learn some idioms from 'the Bard' which are in common use today.
Irregular verbs 2
6:11Break, broke, broken... We look at verbs that don't behave themselves.
Eponyms as nouns and verbs
6:11To google, to hoover... Learn about words that have come from commercial products.
Adjectives from names
6:11Freudian, Dickensian, Orwellian... learn about adjectives that come from names.
6:11How many stars are there in the universe? Learn how to say big numbers in English.
Suffixes -sion -tion -tian
6:20"I have a confession to make. My ambition is to meet a Martian!" - We teach you suffixes.