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CLIP 13323

Rhona Martin, Scots language and curling

Rhona Martin, Scots language and curling

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Key Info
  • Rhona Martin, Scots language and curling
  • 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.
  • Subject:



    Language Study: Spoken

  • Keywords: BletheringScots, Scots, language, literacy, speech, sport, curling, Olympics, Blethering Scots
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask students to recall a personal or sporting triumph using as many Scots words as they can. Create a computer game of curling and try to incorporate Scots words onto the screen when language is required. Commentate on some curling footage using Scots words.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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