Dagmar Taylor and her daughter enjoy some funny miscommunication while watching television.
Green Light is our booklet in easy English to help you refresh the basics. It's free inside every issue of Spotlight magazine. In January: names of birds, a New Zealand festival, using "have to".
"Christmas ads remind me what the festivities are all about," writes Dagmar Taylor.
Green Light is our booklet in easy English to help you refresh the basics. It's free inside every issue of Spotlight magazine. In November: "too" and "enough", an evening at home, the Yorkshire Dales.
In our podcast for 2 October 2014, we present two answers from our Debate section. Listen as two people from Montreal answer the question: Is there still a need for public broadcasting?
In September: fake English words, predicting a storyline, expressions with "put".
"Maybe you've heard these new words, but should you use them?" asks Dagmar Taylor.
To the untrained ear, Australian, New Zealand and South African accents are rather similar. A New Zealand accent is easy to recognize, however, by its high pitch, unusual vowel sounds and the speaker's choice of expressions. Part 2 of our series.
Are overly sexualized pop musicians threatening Western values? Mike Pilewski offers his opinion.
"How do you explain all of science?" Mike Pilewski describes two versions of the TV series Cosmos which do exactly that.
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