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Description

Olympic Curling champion Rhona Martin explains how stones on the rink can often create a messy picture and resemble a 'guddle'. Rhona talks us through the games leading up to the Gold medal performance and the dramas on the way to victory. She comments on being 'scunnered' and 'crabbit' on occasion, suggesting that the sport has its ups and downs.
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First broadcast:
24 January 2012

Classroom Ideas

Can be used as a discussion point when studying idiolect. Students watch and discuss the clip focusing on how hobbies and interests can influence aspects of language use. Students can try to identify words and phrases in their own language use that originate in their hobbies or interests.