English spelling could easily be improved, writes Mike Pilewski, by bringing back some letters that used to be in the alphabet.
What could be more unusual, and more heartwarming, than a team from a tropical developing country participating in the Winter Olympics? After a 12-year wait, the Jamaican bobsleigh team is now back — thanks to a lot of help from internet users.
"We need the Olympics to stay cheerful": Colin Beaven on returning to normal after the Olympics. Premium users and magazine subscribers can listen to the text for free.
Yes, maybe or no?
Read about the highlights of London 2012 and see if you can complete the athletes' quotes.
Dagmar Taylor talks about a man called Nigel, who turns overheard conversations into songs.
start over after a lack of success (noch einmal von vorn anfangen)
Everyone's talking about London 2012! Read about what's been happening and practise your Olympic vocabulary in our latest exercise.
This month on Spotlight Audio: Britain's slow towns, recent news events, language for the beach, and more.
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