How well do you know the forms of English spoken around the world? JOANNA WESTCOMBE has a quiz for you on the
global spread of English and its regional differences, all the way from Canada to Hong Kong.
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 April: things in the kitchen, applying for a summer job, "before" and "after" + -ing.
For tens of thousands of years, the San Bushmen have lived in southern Africa. Today's Bushmen live in the desert, but they carry mobile phones. They use them to call shamen like Peter von Maltitz and Jan van der Westhuizen when they need rain.
If you are ever in Cape Town, South Africa, be sure to drive south to the Cape of Good Hope. You might need some planning and patience to get a view such as this. However, the effort is worth it when you see and hear the ocean far below on three sides.