‘That’ – Learners' Questions

“When can we leave out ‘that’?” That’s what Saulo would like to know, and Dan has the answer! If you have a question for Learners’ Questions, contact us on: learning.english@bbc.co.uk … Read More

Running a marathon makes you 'younger': BBC News Review

Running a marathon makes your heart younger. Taking part in just one marathon can make your heart ‘younger’ by years, according to new research. Neil and Georgina look at the … Read More

A picture quiz about English idioms: Crime

To miss these idioms would be a crime! Take our English crime idiom challenge to see how many you know! When you’ve finished, let us know some crime idioms from … Read More

‘Before’ and ‘ago’ – Learners' Questions

” What’s the difference between ‘before’ and ‘ago’?” That’s what Song from Korea would like to know, and Dan has the answer! If you have a question for Learners’ Questions, … Read More

British Chat – What would you do as a member of the opposite sex for a day?

What would you do as a member of the opposite sex for a day? Watch our English speakers answer that question and learn authentic British phrases, vocabulary and slang to … Read More

Billie Eilish wins 'big four' at Grammys: BBC News Review

Billie Eilish has become the youngest person to win the four biggest awards at the Grammys. Learn new vocabulary to talk about this news story. Singer, Billie Eilish took home … Read More

Hello from London! Which one thing most improved your English?

Improve your English listening and speaking with the BBC. We’re sure that discovering BBC Learning English has really helped your English progress… but apart from this, which one thing has … Read More

British Chat – What is the biggest mistake you have ever made?

We all make misteaks – oops, we mean mistakes. But what is the biggest mistake you have ever made? Watch today’s British Chat to learn new and authentic English vocabulary … Read More

The hungry swans: Lingohack

Watch the news and learn vocabulary. A group of hungry swans are knocking on doors to ask for food! They are a regular sight around town according to residents, but … Read More

A picture quiz about English idioms: Sleep

Rise and shine! It’s time for our sleep idioms picture challenge. You snooze, you lose with this quiz, so wake up, rub the sleep out of your eyes and take … Read More

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