Spotlight Scripts: Podcast

by Spotlight Producers · · ·

Spotlight: radio programs in specialized english. Making it easier for people to understand no matter where in the world they live

Jellyfish Nov. 28, 2011
Marina Santee and Ruby Jones look at a strange ocean creature, including the many things that affect its life and growth.
Christy VanArragon and Joshua Leo look at the history and future of beautiful traditional clothing of Japan - the kimono!
Ryan Geertsma and Robin Basselin tell about the film Benda Bilili! The film tells the story of a music group who worked hard to achieve their goal.
Village Health Workers Nov. 21, 2011
Jamkhed is a program that trains health workers to work in their own villages. Liz Waid and Adam Navis tell how this program is changing life in villages in India.
Liz Waid and Ruby Jones tell the story of Brad Thorn, a top New Zealand rugby player. His experiences changed his life in surprising ways.
Marina Santee and Ruby Jones look at a book that examines the relationship between a leader's health and world events.
Steve Myersco and Ruby Jones examine what happens when pride goes too far. Could too much pride in a leader be a form of mental disorder?
Ryan Geertsma and Robin Basselin look at the many different parts that make up a film, and how every part works together.
Liz Waid and Joshua Leo look at why Monarch butterflies are disappearing, and what people can do to increase the Monarch population.
Joshua Leo and Liz Waid look at the problems of preterm babies - babies born too early. They look at some ways to protect preterm babies.
Mike Procter and Nick Page look at the work of Mission Aviation Fellowship. They fly help to isolated areas, far from cities.
Liz Waid and Adam Navis remember the life of Wangari Maathai - the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Marina Santee and Steve Myersco look at a group helping young people develop their musical skills. This experience is creating a new life for children in difficult circumstances.
Robin Basselin and Ryan Geertsma look at the work of Sugata Mitra, teaching children to use technology without teachers.
100 years ago, Hiram Bingham found Machu Picchu. Mike Proctor and Liz Waid tell the story of this "Lost City of the Incas".
Robin Basselin and Ryan Geertsma look at the sweet Turkish candy, Lokum - or, as it is known around the world, Turkish Delight!
Will the world end in 2012? Ruby Jones and Steve Myersco look at this theory. They also look at groups through history who believed that the world was ending.
Liz Waid and Joshua Leo read comments from listeners all around the world!
Robin Basselin and Ryan Geertsma tell the story of Kimani Maruge. He started school when he was 84 years old!