The IELTS speaking test, gorillas in Uganda, climate change, artificial intelligence and more.
In our podcast for 22 January 2015, you'll hear about Scotland's current — and first — female head of government.
"There's no other explanation I can think of," writes Mike Pilewski. "There are two Barack Obamas." A look at the 2015 State of the Union address.
American Condition, Public Address or State of the Union?
In our podcast for 25 December 2014, listen to part of the Around Oz column about former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam.
Small talk, London on a budget, Scotland's future and more.
In January in our workbook, Spotlight plus: Going to a concert, making small talk, animal idioms and more. Practice makes perfect! Practise with plus!
For our Premium users: three complete sections from the January magazine.
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Key words and phrases
HISTORY: George Orwell
(US) money spent anonymously and secretly in order for someone to have political influence (anonyme Spenden für politische Zwecke)
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