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• esercizi di ascolto in inglese •

Chi non ha la possibilità di interagire regolarmente con persone di madrelingua inglese dovrebbe necessariamente compensare facendo il più ascolto possibile. In questa pagina sono raggruppati tutti i podcasts della mitica BBC per dare la possibilità di allenare l’orecchio a tutti i livelli.


6 Minute Grammar (per tutti)


'Like' for preference and description 6 Minute Grammar

We explain different meanings of the word 'like', and talk about food…
  1. 'Like' for preference and description
  2. Present perfect continuous
  3. Present tenses
  4. 'Can', 'could', 'be able to', 'manage to'
  5. 'Used to' and 'would'

6 Minute Vocabulary (per tutti)


Hyphenation 6 Minute Vocabulary

Learn how to use hyphens: "They did a ten-foot dive into the swimming pool."
  1. Hyphenation
  2. Words with double letters
  3. Pronouncing verbs and nouns
  4. British and American English
  5. Business jargon

6 Minute English (intermediate)


Covid: One year on 6 Minute English

Over a year on since the first outbreak, what have we learnt? We talk about the pandemic.
  1. Covid: One year on
  2. Singing in tune
  3. Working for yourself
  4. How much heat do you lose from your head?
  5. The woman whose cells never die
  6. What makes a good story?
  7. For the love of foreign languages
  8. Why can't we resist comfort food?
  9. What is fat-shaming?
  10. Coronavirus vs other pandemics

The English We Speak (intermediate)


'GOAT' is used to talk about things or people that we think are the best.
  1. GOAT
  2. Workation
  3. Moonshot
  4. Slap-bang
  5. Sadfishing

News Review (advanced)


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to divorce Learning English News Review

Neil and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.
  1. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to divorce
  2. Impeachment trial: Trump acquitted
  3. India: Flood in Himalayas
  4. Myanmar: Military takes control
  5. Russian Navalny Protests

Global News (advanced)


Jamal Khashoggi: US says Saudi prince approved Khashoggi killing Global News Podcast

A US intelligence report has found that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the murder of exiled journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. The report said this conclusion was based on the crown prince's absolute control over the security apparatus, and his willingness to use violence to silence critics. Also, Myanmar's ambassador to the UN has condemned the military coup in his country and has sided strongly with mass protests, and we hear why fish in Kenya are dying in large numbers.
  1. Jamal Khashoggi: US says Saudi prince approved Khashoggi killing
  2. Nigeria: More than 300 schoolgirls kidnapped
  3. EU leaders vow to speed up vaccine production
  4. Armenian leader denounces 'attempted coup'
  5. US says report on Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate expected 'soon'

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