Writing e-mails with confidence
Your fingers hover over the keyboard as you ask yourself for the 50th time: is it “looking forward to hear from...” or “looking forward to hearing from...”? Writing e-mails in English can be a headache, especially when you’re under pressure. So we’ve asked language author Vanessa Clark to present all the language and style tips you need for this task. Turn to page 30 and get typing. By the way, “looking forward to hearing from...” is correct.
Will she, or won’t she? If you have been following political developments in the United States recently, you’ll know that this question can only refer to Hillary Clinton. Will the former first lady and secretary of state be successful in her second attempt to become America’s first female president? We examine six questions the electorate will want Clinton to answer in the coming months. Can she be the champion of everyday Americans? Find out on pages 22–25.
The renaissance of Northern Ireland is the focus of our travel feature this month. Spotlight’s deputy editor, Claudine Weber-Hof, visited Belfast and discovered that, while parts of the city are still scarred by “the Troubles”, its historic heart is now home to a vibrant artistic community. Claudine also travelled out to the nearby Sperrins, gentle green rolling hills where she saw impressive ancient tombs and stone circles. The journey begins on page 14.
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