Why take a gap year? Listen to 6 Minute English

Why take a gap year? Listen to 6 Minute English

Neil: Hello. This is 6 Minute English and I’m Neil. And joining me to do this is Georgina. Georgina: Hello. Neil: Now, Georgina, I know you went to university to study for a degree but before you moved from college to university, did you take a year off? Georgina: I did. Neil: Well, you’re not alone. Many students choose to…

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Waking Up To Reality | One Night Of Ecstasy Ep 4

Waking Up To Reality | One Night Of Ecstasy Ep 4

We’d taken a few ecstasy tablets. We were all on a really big high. Everything kind of was downhill, downhill from there. One man has died and four people have been admitted to hospital after taking drugs at a music festival. He just looked like my boy, asleep. He was still warm. We’ve already lost one of our best friends,…

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BLACK ACHILLES? – BBC Blackwashing History

BLACK ACHILLES? – BBC Blackwashing History

Hello and welcome to my channel! Today, I would like to talk to you about Achilles. That’s right, he was the legendary hero of the Greeks, you know, that African guy who with the help of his African God, also known as Zeus, attacked Troy and forced his African rival Aeneas flee with his father on his back to found…

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What is a ‘microworker’?

What is a ‘microworker’?

Feifei: Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Neil: …and me, Neil. Feifei: Er… Neil, can you stop playing around on that computer and concentrate? In this programme, we have a new word connected to the worlds of technology and work. It’s used to describe a kind of worker who provides an essential service for the…

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