Covid-19, The Black Death ... We discuss what happens when deadly diseases go global.
We talk about some new expressions that have been introduced to English through the media
From monster killers of the sea to endangered species - we talk sharks and vocabulary.
We discuss the impact of climate change on today's wildlife.
We discuss the tastes of our childhood and teach new vocabulary.
Modern scientists are under pressure from critics motivated by political views.
Learn about the invention of the atomic bomb
Rob and Sam discuss some of the problems Pacific islanders face and teach vocabulary.
What is the relationship between translation, technology and the human brain?
We talk about a very British tradition involving Queen Elizabeth II
Can you imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that you hear?
What’s up and what’s down for astronauts who are floating in zero gravity?
VR is helping people overcome phobias and even tackling more serious problems.
Great or awful? How do people rate office working? We talk about it and teach vocabulary.
Deep convictions and a sense of humour - we talk about a man who helped end apartheid.
We talk about an extreme environment, and teach you vocabulary along the way.
We talk about an art that started with ancient Greek philosophers
It's not all about tea - Britons like coffee too. Learn vocabulary to talk about it.
Which one you are may be linked more to your birthplace and age than attitude.
We discuss one of her most famous characters and teach you related vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss our fascination with the 'Red Planet' and teach you related vocab.
Shouldn't we take laughter more seriously? We discuss and teach related vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss the benefits of kindness and teach you related vocabulary.
Neil and Sam discuss eating insects and teach you related vocabulary.
We talk about the positive side of boredom and teach you related vocabulary.
We love and care for our pets. But do they care about us in return? Neil and Sam discuss.
Life in a place where people work longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else.
Artificial snow, coronavirus and controversy surround the Beijing Games starting soon.
We discuss how microbes matter when it comes to food, and teach some related vocabulary.