Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped end the racist regime in South Africa, died last year aged 90. Neil and Sam talk about the life of this hero of the 20th century and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question

Nelson Mandela was sometimes affectionately called by his clan’s name, Madiba, but do you know what nickname Archbishop Desmond Tutu was given?

a) The Des

b) The Bish

c) The Arch

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.


give someone special treatment, make them very comfortable by giving them whatever they want

spoil (a child)
allow a child to do and have whatever they want – considered to have a bad effect on the child’s character

take advantage (of somebody)
treat someone unfairly for your own benefit

make someone feel ashamed or stupid

declared to be not guilty of committing a crime

(slang) a person who is tough and determined
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