One-Minute World ... BBC World Service; Page last updated at 07:54 GMT, Thursday, 4 April 2013 08:54 UK. 6 Minute English By BBC Radio. We explore how simple smiley faces have become powerful communication tools. What's behind the trend for having more than one career? Many animals face extinction. A scheme to save the Asian elephant in China could provide an answer. Was Charles Darwin the only man with ideas about evolution? What does it take to be a good interviewer? Neil and Sophie discuss the health benefits of being able to speak two languages fluently. The bicycle is the most popular form of two-wheeled transport in the world, but could we all soon be using hoverboards? Are food allergies on the increase and if so, why? Can a battle of ideas be a constructive exercise? BBC News Updated every minute of every day One-Minute World News BBC LEARNING ENGLISH. Will thinking computers be the end of humans? Alice and Neil discuss how this Asian leaf conquered the world. He is known throughout the world for his role in defeating Nazi Germany but he also made mistakes. Neil and Alice discuss TV chat show hosts and teach you some related vocabulary. Dan and Neil discuss the pros and cons of this digital currency. The treatments that help people stay mentally healthy. So you just pop your phone on the table, and technology does the rest! Could plant growth studies in the ISS help feed people on Earth in the future? Dan and Neil discuss all this and give you six useful items of vocabulary. Sandwiches are the most popular lunchtime meal in the UK, but why? The future of cities after the Covid-19 crisis. Welcome to English In A Minute. Learn how to speak English with the BBC. Is honesty really the best policy? Alice and Neil discuss the psychological pressures of going to university. Are you good at telling jokes? Alice and Rob discuss the challenges of a job thousands of people are keen on, Do you believe men walked on the Moon? A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday. Learn about the first 'modern celebrity'. Clean up your English by listening to this discussion. Hear how texting has become more popular than talking, Hear about how loneliness can affect everyone, Hear about different people's attitude to being on time, Hear about online fraud and how it is becoming more common, Scientists worry about this year's global heating and melting polar ice. Alice and Finn talk about the passion some people have for danger and the unseen threats we face every day. Give us a minute and we'll give you English. Listen to Rob and Finn discussing the history and chemical properties of gum and why it's messing up our streets whilst explaining some related vocabulary, Food banks provide food to people in the UK who can't afford to buy their own. Rob and Finn discuss the World Health Organisation's recommendations on e-cigarettes, Should we eat less sugar? What will the jobs market look like after the coronavirus pandemic ends? Give us a minute and we'll give you a hot tip about English. Alice and Neil discuss Neil's attempt at town planning, Why is the disease diabetes on the rise? They potty be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. Listen to Rob and Finn's chat and learn new vocabulary, Nowhere to park? Many species of animal, fish, insect, frog, etc. Rabbits: cuddly friends or cunning tricksters? Neil and Sophie discuss Mark Zuckerberg and what it takes to be a modern-day philanthropist. Studies have shown that about 40% of the variation in a person's weight is influenced by genes. Many politicians and scientists say it is the biggest danger we face. Does recycling coffee cups make a difference? 1. They also teach some related vocabulary. What's the positive side of feeling good when bad things happen to people you envy? every almost read I that day climate change is changing the Earth forever. 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