Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes!
The fear of numbers might just be in our heads and we might have enough number knowledge to get by with. That’s what we’ll be exploring in this programme while looking at some relevant vocabulary.
This week’s question:
It’s thought the largest number in the world is called a googol. It’s written with a 1 and how many zeros?
a) A hundred zeros
b) A thousand zeros
c) Ten thousand zeros
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
a numbers person
someone who understands numbers and is good at using them and interpreting data
made to dislike something
told to behave in a certain situation.
make good and effective public speaking
false, not correct or inaccurate.
have the possibility within you to do something
having basic mathematical skills
To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210823