It's difficult to talk about death, so English has special words that are used when someone dies. Read about the arrangements for former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral. Then, in our exercise, practise talking about the difficult subject of death.
In our podcast for 3 April 2013, we'll hear part of the column Britain Today. This time, the subject matter is serious: Why do we feel funny about saying someone has "died"? Is it better to use the expression "passed away"?