Inside the head of Jeff Bezos - 6 Minute English

53 056 просмотров • 26 марта 2022 г.

BBC Learning English

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Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes!
Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person in the world. But how does the founder of the web giant Amazon think? Neil and Georgina take a peek inside his head and teach you related vocabulary along the way.

This week's question

As a boy, Jeff Bezos and his grandfather repaired an old, broken down truck. Bezos compares Amazon to that truck: very heavy, but impossible to stop when it rolls downhill. What happened when the young Jeff Bezos’s car accidentally rolled downhill?

a) Jeff jumped in and pulled the handbrake
b) Jeff’s grandad lost a thumb
c) Jeff’s hair fell out
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary
put (something) at the heart of (something)
make something or someone the most important part of something else

customer experience
a customer’s total perception of their experience with your business; also called ‘CX’

(web) traffic
the number of people visiting a particular website

greenwashing
to make people believe that your company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is

(be) on the right side of history
judged to have acted correctly or morally by future generations

legacy
achievements in someone’s life that will continue after they die

[Cover: Getty Images]

This episode of 6 Minute English was originally published as a web exclusive on bbclearningenglish.com. You can download audio and text here:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210819

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Sabrina Tirabassi

26.04.22 в 18:22

I never expected Jeff Bezos to have friends...

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31.03.22 в 04:05

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研究者チャンネル

30.03.22 в 14:07

Thank you!

Kolibri812 S

30.03.22 в 05:39

Very interesting story. Is Jeff Bezos the richest person on Earth?..

Thang Nguyen

28.03.22 в 14:33

I DON'T KNOW

Quân Bùi Hoàng

28.03.22 в 11:54

Eww I hate the background

BBC Learning English

28.03.22 в 10:37

You can find the transcript for this video here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210809

Айпарша Нурбаева

28.03.22 в 08:18

First of all, I think that I can't improve my british. But then it's seems so easy to improve. Thank you for british learners.

Hawraz Othman

27.03.22 в 21:15

wow great

IMAD_CG

27.03.22 в 17:10

Stupid Content

Jessica

27.03.22 в 16:18

Thank you so much bbc channel and I love all presenter
I have improved my listening from this channel, still a big fan your content are always innovative and give me knowledge about interesting things in Western countries

hiroki

27.03.22 в 15:32

I love how they treat losing a thumb like nothing to be shocked about

Baxtiyorjon Jamoliddinov

27.03.22 в 14:37

You gave a wrong adress to get the text. Please fix it.

Maxim Sokolov

27.03.22 в 13:34

"This episode of 6 Minute English was originally published ..." -- guys it was the second time in a row you were giving an incorrect link. What's the matter, is it so difficult to double check it?

Ashekin Mostafa

27.03.22 в 09:26

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Kaung Htet San

27.03.22 в 08:10

Hi Neil and Georgina. I am a big fan of yours. I always listen Six Minutes English. If there is no matter, please post about Elon Musk. By the way, Elon Musk is currently the richest person in the world. Jeff Bezos is second.

Michael Dibadj

27.03.22 в 07:16

Jeff Bezos on the right side of history !? Are you kidding
after tons of infractions he had after making blue origin not because of humanity but because of aristocracy after he built the biggest yacht in the world and wasted an astronomical amount of money on it just because of pleasure !.
and he wants it to take the historical bridge apart and dimental it
you BBC ! trying to say he stands on the right side of history and his legacy ....
What ???

Scott Dong

27.03.22 в 04:30

Would u please just upload one episode of 6 Minutes English in per week? Two episodes are too many.

Manisco

27.03.22 в 02:29

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Ugnius

27.03.22 в 02:08

Thanks a lot this video I learned expression whitewashing

Alexander Magnus

26.03.22 в 21:58

I love so much this kind of videos, thank you Nail for your participation today

VPFI Plataforma de Inglês

26.03.22 в 21:00

How awesome it is your content my friends from BBC

Georgino Flamingo

26.03.22 в 18:23

Hi from Ukraine, Kharkiv!
Despite russians are bombing our cities and villages I'm listening to the 'bbc 6 minute English' as usually....
P.S. please close the sky over Ukraine....

DEUTSCHLAND

26.03.22 в 16:58

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Shohjahonbek Official

26.03.22 в 15:37

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Πετρος Νικου

26.03.22 в 14:57

Cadillac by leaps and bounds

Sufa Furat

26.03.22 в 14:56

Hi.thanks for your efforts. Feedback what does it mean? Can you explain this, please.

Nana Naise

26.03.22 в 13:25

Sorry but I'm a visual learner I can't learn by listening without seeing or watching any thing.

Remo Valitutto

26.03.22 в 13:25

Yes, i always buy books on Amazon. I also Watch series on Amazon prime video. Maradona sueno bendito Is Amazing.

Internet and life hacks

26.03.22 в 13:11

Interesting! :)

English IELTS

26.03.22 в 13:09

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26.03.22 в 13:07

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26.03.22 в 13:06

Secret

26.03.22 в 13:01

You always try to do something new and extra ordinary and make ur audience feel excited for every next video. I took some inspiration from you especially in my video where I ordered pizza to MrBeast's house!

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