Many animals face extinction. Neil and Rob talk about the animal symbol of Easter in literature and in the real world.How much do you enjoy doing housework and paying bills?How effective are dating apps when you're looking for a romantic partner? Neil and Alice discuss rhetoric, commas and full stops.Alice and Neil discuss penicillin, the so-called wonder drug discovered in 1928 by Alexander Fleming What might the world look like if temperatures keep rising? But the gap between rich and poor is still very wide in individual countries. Neil and Finn discuss the future of our jobs.Neil and Alice discuss what kind of book people like to be seen reading.
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Alice and Neil discuss the topic and teach you a tidy amount of vocabulary Do you like to impress people with a classic book in your hands? How the sharing economy is changing the way we use our spaceHow can science fiction help the world? Sophie and Neil discuss the reason why fear of spiders is so commonNeil and Alice talk about the defiant women who fought for their right to choose their representativesCall them what you want – trainers, sneakers, tennis shoes – but why does everybody love them so much?Sophie and Neil discuss the bike's mass appeal, from helping to widen the gene pool to blazing a trail for the women’s movementSophie and Neil discuss social networks and why we often use different identities for different social mediaFree, digital news is threatening traditional newspapers. Dan and Neil discuss the rise of the machinesAre you trying to give up drinking this month? Find out what's newWhy do we buy so much food and not eat it all? This year marks the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s death. Sophie and Neil discuss how feeling lonely can help us to surviveHow do you see yourself and how do others see you? Listen to Rob and Neil’s conversation and learn some new vocabulary. Neil and Alice discuss the need to adapt to the changes aheadDid you ever own a Walkman or a record player? Neil and Finn guide you through the BBC PromsWhat an awful sound - cracking your knuckles! Sophie and Neil discuss the pros and cons of news in printWhy are we attracted to some people and not to others?
Are you afraid of machines that copy human intelligent behaviour?Did you know that when the entire body is aging hair can grow stronger?Tim and Neil talk about interactions that can be misunderstood by people of different backgroundsA policeman, a pilot, a chef - what's our fascination with uniforms?Tim and Neil laugh their head off as they teach you useful vocabularyRob and Neil are in a hurry to discuss our concept of time and teach you new wordsRob and Neil discuss what makes people want to share a videoHave you ever thought about what sort of funeral you would like to have?The treatments that help people stay mentally healthyHave you ever cheated an honesty box? They’ll discuss how hot it is – and whether there are any dinosaurs living there! Does being born in the summer reduce your chance of going to university?Take a trip with Rob and Alice to find out about the Earth’s core. Clean up your English by listening to this discussionWhat's inspiring women to get involved in politics?
The bicycle is the most popular form of two-wheeled transport in the world, but could we all soon be using hoverboards? Neil tries out his best impression of Elvis while teaching you some related vocabularyAlice and Rob consider which study techniques are good and which aren't. Neil and Catherine discuss a new idea for spreading knowledgeWhat makes us angry and why is aggression useful? Rob and Neil talk about someone else who discovered it first.What are the modern day dilemmas in using a lift? Rob and Alice discuss what risk to your health regular drinking may haveWhat does it take to impress the ladies in the 21st century? 株式会社Five minutesは登録スタッフを大切にする人材派遣会社です。 ～ かんたん 引越しアシスタントのおシゴト！ ～ ドライバーが運転する車に同乗して現場に行き、 荷物の梱包や積み下ろしなどのお手伝 … New technology might be putting an end to instrumental introductions to pop songsWhat's the positive side of feeling good when bad things happen to people you envy?Would you all but give up eating meat to save the environment?The former US First Lady and her mission to inspire womenNeil and Sam discuss objectification. Learn about the first 'modern celebrity'.Bored? Alice and Finn talk about the passion some people have for danger and the unseen threats we face every dayAlice and Neil discuss the psychological pressures of going to university. Rob and Neil discuss how we got them and what our chins say about usWhy do gibbons sing duets and what has this got to do with the evolution of the human language?Skinny models: What does the law say about walking the catwalk?The dangers of computer games. Alice and Neil discuss Neil's attempt at town planningWhy is the disease diabetes on the rise? Listen to Rob and Harry’s discussion, and learn some related vocabulary. Listen to Rob and Neil’s chat and learn new vocabularyWhen enemy soldiers sang together in WW1. Rob and Finn discuss how to deal with boredom and teach some related vocabulary. What part of our body have scientists discovered can heal and help us?Do you chew gum and what do you do with it when you've finished? Can you tell the difference between the taste of bottled water and tap water?Neil and Rob talk about vigorous exercise – and whether adults take enough of it! Research shows that it actually influences us more than we realise - whether we're at the movies, the supermarket, or down the pub How good are they for our health?It's amazing! Alice and Neil discuss chocolate chip muffins along with some other tasty vocabularyWho were the Muses and how did they help the creative process? Listen to Rob and Neil's discussion, and learn some related vocabularySmoking in cars with children might be banned in England. It's five minutes of twelve. Our long-running series of topical discussion and new vocabulary, brought to you by your favourite BBC Learning English presenters. We discuss this new term without causing offence!What does our brain tell us to do when faced with a dating app?Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Listen to Rob and Neil’s chat and learn some related vocabulary.
At a time when more people compete for fewer jobs, are you sure you present your skills and abilities well to a potential employer?