Talking about risk and reward with an expression from gambling
What object is full of laughs? This is a phrase that describes someone who is fun
Go downhill on your bike or jump from a plane. Take Away English talks about the sports for people who love danger
Taking selfies has been banned at a massive Hindu festival in India. It's to prevent stampedes
Here is a useful phrase to say something is very fast. Click here!
Every August there is a huge festival on the streets of west London. This year it rained a lot, but that didn't stop anyone celebrating!
Planning a party? Then you'd better get on the phone and see if people are free to come
Special, especial, particular, specific and peculiar are frequently used in everyday life. What are their differences? How to use them correctly? Find out in this programme
This phrase is used to describe someone who can learn quickly. Can we substitute 'duck' with 'fish'?
You may know the meanings of all the adjectives in this programme but can you decide what form to use?
Are you puzzled by the meaning of these two words? Their differences should become clear after you listen to the programme
What does it mean if traffic is 'backed up'? Learn how to use 'back up' and 'back out'
Each of these phrases has a different meaning. Learn how they are used in real life situations
This frequently used word may have more meanings than you know. Learn how to use the word 'back' as an adverb, a verb, an adjective and a noun
When you want to thank someone for their help, try another word to show your appreciation
There is something special about the Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square. Find out the story behind it.
In this week's On the Town find out about Britain's oldest and most famous university, Oxford.
You'll never forget an English idiom again after a crazy lesson from The Teacher
Watch this video series to learn all the language you need to be trendy
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Listen and download our BBC Business Class course here
A fun drama to help you improve your English in the workplace