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People who can taste words

Can you imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that you hear?

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Finding your way in space

What’s up and what’s down for astronauts who are floating in zero gravity?

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Can VR treat fears and phobias?

VR is helping people overcome phobias and even tackling more serious problems.

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Life in the modern office

Great or awful? How do people rate office working? We talk about it and teach vocabulary.

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Remembering Desmond Tutu

Deep convictions and a sense of humour - we talk about a man who helped end apartheid.

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Discoveries of the Deep Sea

We talk about an extreme environment, and teach you vocabulary along the way.

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Rhetoric: How persuasive are you?

We talk about an art that started with ancient Greek philosophers

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Britain's love affair with coffee

It's not all about tea - Britons like coffee too. Learn vocabulary to talk about it.

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Optimists vs Pessimists

Which one you are may be linked more to your birthplace and age than attitude.

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The world of Agatha Christie

We discuss one of her most famous characters and teach you related vocabulary.

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Mars: Mysteries of the Red Planet

Neil and Sam discuss our fascination with the 'Red Planet' and teach you related vocab.

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Why laughter is the best medicine

Shouldn't we take laughter more seriously? We discuss and teach related vocabulary.

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Is being kind good for you?

Neil and Sam discuss the benefits of kindness and teach you related vocabulary.

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Eating bugs

Neil and Sam discuss eating insects and teach you related vocabulary.

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The benefits of boredom

We talk about the positive side of boredom and teach you related vocabulary.

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Do our pets care about us?

We love and care for our pets. But do they care about us in return? Neil and Sam discuss.

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Sleepy in South Korea

Life in a place where people work longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else.

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Sleepy in South Korea

Life in a place where people work longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else.

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Preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics

Artificial snow, coronavirus and controversy surround the Beijing Games starting soon.

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Are personalised diets the best way to be healthy?

We discuss how microbes matter when it comes to food, and teach some related vocabulary.

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