Cours de conversation en anglais : Thursday 2nd May 2019


It’s good to talk

Do you feel very anxious or depressed sometimes? Talking to a professional can help. Neil and Rob talk about talk therapy and teach you six items of useful vocabulary in this episode of 6 Minute English.

This week’s question:

Who invented the first talk therapy? Was it…

a) Boris Karloff,

b) Carl Jung or

c) Sigmund Freud?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th April 2019


Hangry: are you angry when you’re hungry?

t’s been a long time since breakfast and lunch is still a while away. You want to shout at anyone who comes near you. Could it be that you’re ‘hangry’? Learn a new word made up of two words and find out the science behind the feeling of ‘hanger’.

This week’s question:

English has quite a few words which are made by joining two different words together like ‘hangry’, for example: brunch, motel, Brexit. What do we call these words?

a) Suitcase words

b) Portmanteau words

c) Backpack words

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th April 2019


You think you’re invisible?

Do you secretly watch people when in public? And do you think they’re watching you? Neil and Dan explore some fascinating research about ‘people-watching’ and teach you six items of useful vocabulary in this episode of 6 Minute English.

This week’s question:

OK, question time. Which of these stories features an invisibility cloak?

a) The Hobbit

b) Harry Potter

c) The Invisible Man

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.