Today we're talking to a BBC journalist who reports from all over the world.
Mark Doyle is a World Affairs Correspondent at the BBC World Service. His job involves travelling to different countries to report on a variety of subjects including economic and political issues and wars.
Before you listen to the programme look at these comprehension questions. You'll hear the answers during the programme.
1: Which continent does Mark usually report from?
2: What building has the local community in Monrovia built?
3: What stands out for Mark while doing the job of a world affairs correspondent?
Vocabulary from the programme
poorer countries which have less advanced industries
fighting between two or more groups or countries
basic services including power and water supplies and transport
to stick at something
to continue to do something for a long time
an area of very wet, soft land
mountains with holes at the top through which gases, lava and dust have been forced
Programme script (pdf - 21 k)
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