Cours de conversation en anglais : Thursday 3rd November 2017


Having a row or asking for directions?

If two people are talking lively and you don’t understand their culture or their language, you might think they are having an argument. Neil and Tim talk about this kind of situation and teach you six items of vocabulary.

This week’s question:

In which country does shaking your head mean ‘yes’, Tim? Is it…

a) Greece,

b) Japan or

c) Bulgaria?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 27th Thursday 28th September 2017


Hi, meet my online persona!

Are we different online than we are in real life? Sophie and Neil discuss their views on social networks, and why we often use different identities for different social media – Neil reckons he’s cooler on Twitter!

This week’s question 

How many social media accounts does the average person have? Is it…

  1. a) 3?
  2. b) 5?
  3. c) 8?

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

Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th September 2017


Global warming

What might the world look like if the temperature keeps rising? There will be many losers – but who are the likely winners? Neil and Alice discuss what we need to do to adapt to the inevitable changes ahead.

This week’s question

How much has the average temperature of the Earth’s surface increased in the last hundred years? Is it…

  1. a) 0.85°C?
  2. b) 1.85°C?
  3. c) 8.5°C?

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