Money spent on time makes you happy: BBC News Review reviews

February 6, 2023



Using money to get chores done makes you happier. Dan and Catherine teach you the English language the world’s media is using to discuss this news story.

The story:
Money which is used to free up your time makes you happier than money which is spent on material things, such as shoes, Canadian scientists have reported.

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Key words and phrases:

chores
boring but necessary tasks

underrated
not given the high level of approval it deserves

outsourcing
paying someone else to do your tasks for you

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47 Comments
  1. Thank you BBC. Whenever I do jogging, I always put my headset on and hear this 6 minutes review.

  2. Thankyou BBC … I have learnt myriad things from uh 😅

  3. I translate my language in English and English in my tongue is it suitable For me BBC

  4. Thank you BBC. 😊

  5. Wow that's impressive

  6. The BBC learning English conversation is very good, to get to know Los Angeles I want the dollars 🇺🇸🇺🇸

  7. If all words of the conversation could be shown in comments, that would be much appreciated and much helpful for non-native English learners.

  8. Thank you , you both are wonderful

  9. He said : I can't stand inning ?? What does it mean??

  10. such a good programme , good job guys , go forth . It a really nice way of teaching .

  11. Reply
    Фирдавс Файзиев February 6, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    Why is being able to use sign language an underrated skill?

  12. Reply
    Фирдавс Файзиев February 6, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    Is underrated similar to underestimate?

  13. I am very much fond of doing chores.

  14. Admire able!

  15. hello BBC leanrning english you the best for teaching

  16. can you help me wirte the work in 3:07 he said " standing in the …. in the cafe material waiting to get breakfast "

  17. how you doing part ahaha

  18. At first you need have freedom and human rights .Then, your money will belong to you. It’s glad that Europe people have the basic right. Then most of us will find time is money when we at the middle age ,i think it's about 30 years old LOL😂😂

  19. I really like listening to you guys😊Hopefully I can improve my English by listening to your podcast🤓

  20. Thanks so much for all what you give for us ,it help me so much to improve my skills.
    About the subject of today I disgree about the fact that letting our personal chores for someone else make us happier because I think from my own experience that serving yourself can make you healthier and help to forget the stress of work when you cook something for example.

  21. Reply
    Дарія Кудінова February 6, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    So true:)

  22. but one of Vincent's paintings had been sold in his lifetime: Red Vineyard.

  23. Reply
    Ana Gabriela Errasti February 6, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    I'd like there to be subtitles in English

  24. Dan and Catherine. Thank you

  25. Thank you bbc❤

  26. Goodmrng

  27. really love this channel really helpful for improving English

  28. Hello, guy. I want to express my passions about your program. One day, I downloaded the bbc learning English APP from PLAY store, but I found a piece of programs lost, take the Six Minute English for an example. I feel so disappointed cause I love your program so much.😭️😭️

  29. Thank you BBC, you really help me improve my english. good job

  30. Please add subtitle to videos, that will be helpful

  31. Could you put the subtitel in this video?

  32. Like dan ~

  33. Thank you!
    I'm really enjoying your videos! From S.Korea

  34. chores, underrated,outsoursing

  35. person can help me practice english with you in wattsapp or messanger ? Please !

  36. thank you bbc very much
    I can learn english and listen every day and when i am free

  37. Thanks

  38. Being a housemaid is an underrated job

  39. House chores were the things I used to do in the Med East…

  40. Very much useful videos. Continuos listening helps to free from language fear. Thanks BBC.

  41. Please add subtitles there are some words which are not clear bcz of accent thanku ❤️❤️

  42. I will buy a book and wather 📖🎓⚘🌱Thank You

  43. Thanks

  44. I need subtitles please 😅

  45. Reply
    Ariuntamir Lkhagvasuren February 6, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    Love this program! Topics are always interesting which based on information that proven to be true, very informative. I hope will get better soon in my English by watching you guys. Every instructors are an amazing

  46. Very helpful video

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