International Women’s Day

  Transcript: Voice 1  Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Colin Lowther. Voice 2  And I’m Liz Waid. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand – no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1  It is 1912, in the United States. Women stand in a large group.…

Destroying Smallpox

  Transcript: Voice 1   Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Liz Waid. Voice 2   And I’m Bruce Gulland. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1   In 1757, Great Britain and France were at war in North…

Arctic Winter Games

  Transcript: Voice 1  Welcome to Spotlight, I’m Ryan Geertsma. Voice 2  And I’m Liz Waid. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1  Two women from northern Canada are making this music. It is a traditional singing…

A Good Night’s Sleep

  Transcript: Voice 1   Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Colin Lowther. Voice 2   And I’m Liz Waid. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1 A man and a woman are in bed. The man is sleeping.…

Yelling Is Not Teaching

  Transcript: Voice 1   Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Liz Waid. Voice 2   And I’m Bruce Gulland. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1   A father and his daughter are washing plates and cups after…

The Rise and Fall of Flappy Bird

  Transcript: Voice 1  Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Ryan Geertsma. Voice 2  And I’m Liz Waid. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1 On February 8, 2014, an app game was very very popular. In fact, it was the…

The Internet’s Secret Job

  Transcript: Voice 1   Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Liz Waid. Voice 2   And I’m Bruce Gulland. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1   A woman is working on her computer. An image appears on…

Museum of Broken Relationships

  Transcript: Voice 1  Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Colin Lowther. Voice 2  And I’m Liz Waid Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1  Today’s Spotlight is on a small museum in Croatia. The museum shows a collection…

Litworld: Power to Write Your Own Story

  Transcript: Voice 1  Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Bruce Gulland. Voice 2  And I’m Liz Waid. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1  In Ahmedabad, India, a group of children are very busy. They draw and write…

Francis, A New Kind of Pope

  Transcript: Voice 1   Welcome to Spotlight. I’m Anne Muir. Voice 2   And I’m Adam Navis. Spotlight uses a special English method of broadcasting. It is easier for people to understand, no matter where in the world they live. Voice 1   It is 2013. A crowd stands silently together. They wait in…