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6 Minute Vocabulary

Build your English vocabulary in six minutes.
Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

Weather words

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 190 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 06:36

The British love to talk about weather! Learn some useful vocabulary about it here.

Homophones

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 190 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 06:17

Mail and male... Learn about words that sound the same but have different spellings.

Compound nouns

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 280 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 07:33

Ice cream, popcorn... Learn about nouns made up of a combination of two words.

Similar words

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 210 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:15

We talk about words like 'big' and 'large' and explore the similarities between them.

Adjective order

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 200 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 07:31

This is a big, old, smelly dog! Learn which adjective has to come first.

Job suffixes

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 260 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 07:25

What's the connection between a teacher, a driver and a presenter? We explain.

Word stress

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 230 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:52

How to pronounce the words 'photographer' and 'photograph'? Learn about word stress.

Compound adjectives

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 300 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:52

Learn how to use compound adjectives (e.g. low-fat yoghurt, high-quality carbohydrates).

Lexical sets

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 210 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:20

Finn and Catherine give you some tips on how to remember new words.

Binomials

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 350 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:12

Learn how to use these short English phrases made of two words that go together.

Prefixes

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 350 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 06:11

Have no fear... Finn and Alice are here and they'll teach you everything about prefixes!

Academic Vocabulary

6 Minute Vocabulary

  • 410 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 06:27

Do you have to write academic texts and essays? Finn and Neil give you some tips.