Spying smart speakers

BBC 6-minute English investigates smart speakers. They listen and respond to our every command but do they know too much about us?

Level: medium • 

Category: listening; vocabulary

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In just six minutes, you can pick up some really useful vocabulary and get used to hearing people speaking in English.

The BBC has a weekly series, 6-minute English, which is ideal for people who don’t have a lot of time to spare but still want to improve their English skills.

This episode is all about smart speaker systems, which more and more people are using in their homes for the convenience of getting the music or radio that they want just by speaking out loud.

But is there a more sinister side? Click the button below to listen and read at the same time!


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