Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th of July 2018


Bullying or normal competition?

Bullying has become a common word in businesses in the 21st century. Labour laws and company policies have been used to curtail it. But is bullying just an attempt to give a bad name to what is actually part of human nature?

Rob and Neil talk about the history of aggressive behaviour and the corporate interpretation of what bullying is. And they teach you related vocabulary.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th of June 2018


Women in space

It’s been 40 years since NASA first recruited women to be astronauts. Today, a third of the people who work at NASA are women. 2016 was the first year that there were an equal number of women and men joining as astronaut trainees. 6 Minute English discusses the future for women in space and asks if the first person to step on Mars could be a woman.

This week’s question:

How big is Mars? Is it …

a) Bigger than Earth

b) About the same size as Earth

c) Smaller than Earth

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st of June 2018


Taking risks

In this programme we discuss risk and how different people react to different levels of risk in different ways. We hear from an expert who describes the different types of risk takers and how knowing your risk type can help people such as financial advisors, make decisions for you.

This week’s question:

When was the first driverless car demonstrated on a public road? Was it:

a) 1970s
b) 1950s
c) 1920s

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 13rd and Thursday 14th of June 2018


Does your CV shine?

The jobs market is very competitive – especially when the economy is struggling. Some people go to great lengths to attract the attention of potential employers. Rob and Neil talk about what makes a good CV. Listen to their conversation and learn some new vocabulary.

This week’s question:

When you go for a job interview, how long do you have on average to make a good enough impression for an employer to hire you? Do you have…

a)      Less than 3 minutes

b)     Less than 5 minutes

c)      Less than 10 minutes

Listen to the programme to find out the answer