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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)


Verb patterns 6 Minute Grammar

Verb + infinitive with 'to'? Verb + gerund? Learn about verb patterns.
  1. Verb patterns
  2. So, such, enough, too
  3. -ing and -ed (Participle) Clauses
  4. The future perfect
  5. Linking devices of contrast

6 Minute Vocabulary (per tutti)


Eponyms as nouns and verbs 6 Minute Vocabulary

To google, to hoover… Learn about words that have come from commercial products.
  1. Eponyms as nouns and verbs
  2. Adjectives from names
  3. Large numbers
  4. Suffixes -sion -tion -tian
  5. Synonyms

6 Minute English (intermediate)


Should we wear a face mask? 6 Minute English

Can wearing masks in public help prevent the spread of coronavirus? Rob and Sam discuss.
  1. Should we wear a face mask?
  2. Millennials and business
  3. Is being thrifty a virtue?
  4. The food delivery revolution
  5. What difference has #MeToo made?
  6. Is the recycling system broken?
  7. The soothing power of books
  8. Shocking facts about electricity
  9. Internet – good or bad?

The English We Speak (intermediate)


Blended working The English We Speak

A mix of home and office working has led to a new English expression.
  1. Blended working
  2. JOMO
  3. Furlough
  4. Spill the tea
  5. Flexing

News Review (advanced)


Coronavirus: Half million deaths Learning English News Review

Neil and Catherine look at the vocabulary in the news around this story.
  1. Coronavirus: Half million deaths
  2. Beyonce: Juneteenth song released
  3. Black Lives Matter: Racism at London protest
  4. Can you sleep during lockdown?
  5. Training for the Premier League starts

Global News (advanced)


WHO warns Covid-19 vaccine 'unlikely' this year Global News Podcast

Dr Mike Ryan said it was unwise to make predictions. Also: Brazil's president sanctions new law making face coverings obligatory in public and a state in Florida introduces a curfew after rise in coronavirus cases.
  1. WHO warns Covid-19 vaccine 'unlikely' this year
  2. Khashoggi: Turkey begins trial of 20 Saudis in absentia
  3. Epstein ex girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell charged
  4. Myanmar jade mine landslide kills more than 100
  5. Early results show Putin strongly backed in reform vote

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