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Spotlight is a 15 minute audio program for learning English. It uses a special method of broadcasting that makes it easier to understand for listeners worldwide.

Spotlight is a 15 minute audio program for learning English. It uses a special method of broadcasting that makes it easier to understand for listeners worldwide.
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United States

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Spotlight is a 15 minute audio program for learning English. It uses a special method of broadcasting that makes it easier to understand for listeners worldwide.

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English


Episodes

More Than a Football Game

11/15/2019
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Robin Basselin and Ryan Geertsma tell the inspiring story of how the Japanese Women’s Football team won the 2011 Women’s World Cup.

Duration:00:19:09

The Five Love Languages - Physical Touch

11/14/2019
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This is the fifth program in a five-part series about showing love to other people. Adam Navis and Liz Waid look at showing love through good physical touch.

Duration:00:17:53

Rubiks Cube - A Famous Puzzle

11/13/2019
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What is your favorite puzzle? Liz Waid and Ryan Geertsma look at the Rubik’s Cube, a famous puzzle from Hungary.

Duration:00:19:09

The Message of the Flag

11/12/2019
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Countries and organisations all around the world use flags. These flags communicate their identity. Bruce Gulland and Liz Waid look at the history of flags and their uses today.

Duration:00:19:01

Henrietta Lacks

11/11/2019
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Today's Spotlight is on Henrietta Lacks and her amazing cells.

Duration:00:19:01

Florence Nightingale

11/8/2019
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Today's Spotlight is on the women who began modern nursing practices, Florence Nightingale.

Duration:00:18:56

The Five Love Languages - Acts of Service

11/7/2019
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This is the fourth program in a five-part series about showing love to other people. Liz Waid and Colin Lowther look at showing love to other people by caring for and serving each other.

Duration:00:18:44

The History of Vaccines

11/6/2019
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Vaccines are used all over the world to prevent disease. Liz Waid and Nick Page tell the story of the first vaccine.

Duration:00:16:58

The True Unicorn

11/5/2019
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Liz Waid and Bruce Gulland look at a magical creature – the unicorn! Did unicorns really exist?

Duration:00:17:21

Speedrunning- Games Done Quick

11/4/2019
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Have you ever tried to see how fast you can do something? Today's Spotlight is on playing games as fast as possible.

Duration:00:17:58

The Five Love Languages - Receiving Gifts

11/1/2019
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This is the third program in a five-part series about showing love to other people. Liz Waid and Bruce Gulland look at showing love to others by giving and receiving gifts.

Duration:00:17:47

Telling Scary Stories

10/31/2019
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Do you like to be afraid? Spotlight tells scary stories – and looks at why people like to hear these frightening tales.

Duration:00:17:02

How Vaccines Work

10/30/2019
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Liz Waid and Mike Procter look at what vaccines are, and how they work in the body. Vaccines are used all over the world to prevent disease.

Duration:00:17:58

The Golden Record

10/29/2019
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What sounds and pictures tell the story of humanity? Bruce Gulland and Liz Waid look at an attempt to create a record of all of life on earth.

Duration:00:17:54

All About Halloween

10/28/2019
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Today's Spotlight is on Halloween. This fun and scary holiday is celebrated in many different ways around the world.

Duration:00:19:55

Dangerous Books

10/25/2019
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Why are books forbidden in different countries around the world? Ryan Geertsma and Marina Santee look at why books get banned.

Duration:00:16:31

The Five Love Languages - Quality Time

10/24/2019
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The earliest form of broadcasting in the world was not by radio, but on the telephone. Spotlight examines the Electrophone as a way of broadcasting entertainment and religion to the public.

Duration:00:14:57

Electrophone - Broadcasting Over the Telephone

10/23/2019
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The earliest form of broadcasting in the world was not by radio, but on the telephone. Spotlight examines the Electrophone as a way of broadcasting entertainment and religion to the public.

Duration:00:18:32

Sea Women of South Korea

10/22/2019
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Liz Waid and Colin Lowther tell about a group of women who practice a traditional way of hunting for shellfish. These women do a dangerous, but important, job.

Duration:00:17:43

Stealing and Selling Falcon Eggs

10/21/2019
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Today's Spotlight is on the global trade in rare bird eggs. It is a story of money, mystery, and crime.

Duration:00:16:29