In January: practising "a/an" and "the"; distinguishing easily confused words.
This month on Spotlight Audio: New York in winter, common mistakes, effective meetings, extreme sports.
This month on Spotlight Audio: Starting a conversation, buying presents, gentlemanly behaviour, positive communication and more.
The debate over the effectiveness of shutting down the government has divided the Republican Party, with experienced lawmakers finding it extreme and "tea party" newcomers, led by Senator Ted Cruz, saying it did not go far enough.
All 401 of America's national parks are now closed, as Mike Pilewski reports.
"US government services could come to a halt": Mike Pilewski on what happens when politics is no longer about compromise.
(US) do something unpleasant because it's necessary (etw. widerwillig tun)
disappoint sb. (jmdn. enttäuschen, jmdn. im Stich lassen)
(US) support an idea or goal (etw. unterstützen)
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