Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th June 2019


When do you feel sleepy?

Alice and Neil discuss circadian rhythms – the so-called body clock that influences an organism’s daily cycle of physical, mental and behavioural changes – And what shift workers can do to help.

This week’s question

What does the word ‘circadian’ mean? Is it…

a) around a day?

b) every day?

c) twice a day?

You’ll hear the answer at the end of the programme.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May 2019


What’s your superpower?

Why are we so fascinated with the superheroes that populate our cinema screens and comic books? Alice and Neil discuss their history – from ancient heroes like Thor and Hercules to modern-day Spiderman and Wolverine – and why women are getting short-changed.

This week’s question

What is the name of the new character that replaces Tony Stark as Iron Man? Is it…

a) Miles Morales?

b) Riri Williams?

c) Jane Foster?

You’ll hear the answer at the end of the programme.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd May 2019


Dating apps

Introduction

Research shows that fewer than 5% of people who have used dating apps, actually go out on a date with someone they met through them. Neil and Dan discuss the reasons for it and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question

Around the world last year how much was spent on dating apps? Was it:

a) less than half a billion dollars

b) between half a billion and a billion dollars

c) over a billion dollars

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.