The temperature's rising in Australia at this time of year. In this week's podcast, columnist Peter Flynn explains why people in Perth are waiting for "the Doctor". You'll also learn what foods the Flynn family eat for their traditional Christmas dinner.
Ginger Kuenzel knows exactly what she wants for Christmas. Is it too much to ask for technology that's easy to use, for example? And an end to political correctness? Listen to part of this month's American Life column to find out what else is on Ginger's wish list.
Green Light is our new booklet in easy English to help you refresh the basics. It's free inside every issue of Spotlight magazine. In December: sports equipment, comparatives, writing a Christmas card.