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Ejercítese con Usain Bolt

Última actualización: Martes, 2 de agosto de 2011

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Aprenda inglés de la mano de Usain Bolt

En esta serie en video de Aprenda Inglés dedicada a los deportes, entrénese con el atleta jamaiquino que tiene el récord mundial de velocidad.

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Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport.

In this series you will hear sporting stories and learn some English.

It is only one year until the London 2012 Olympics!

And the world’s fastest man will be competing in the 100 metres.

Usain Bolt from Jamaica holds the world record with a time of 9.58 seconds.

So, let's hear from the 'running man' Usain Bolt.

Listen out for what his dream is for the London 2012 Olympics.

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I'm Usain Bolt from Jamaica and my dream at the London 2012 Olympics is to defend my titles successfully.

Presenter

Watch the clip again.

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I'm Usain Bolt from Jamaica and my dream at the London 2012 Olympics is to defend my titles successfully.

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Usain dice que su sueño es defend his titles successfully. Significa que quiere defender sus títulos con éxito.

Presenter

My dream is to defend my titles successfully.

Usain Bolt talked about his dream. Let's listen to people in London talking about their dreams.

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My dream is to be a photographer.

My dream is to travel around the world.

My dream is to work in Australia.

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My dream is…

Mi sueño es…

Presenter

I'm Natalie and that’s all from Talking Sport.

Why not try out this week’s worksheet for some extra learning?

See you next time.

Esperanza, ambición y aspiraciones

In the video Usain talked about his dream:

"My dream at the London Olympics is to defend my titles successfully."

Pero también puede usar otras palabras para referirse a sus planes para el futuro:

hope, ambition and aspiration.

Hope: My hope is to become a doctor.

Often when talking about life plans you can use the word ambition.

Ambition: My ambition is to own my own business.

A more formal word you can use is aspire:

Aspiration: I aspire to be a famous actor.

Expresiones sobre sueños

In the video Usain talked about his dream:

"My dream at the London Olympics is to defend my titles successfully."

A continuación, algunas expresiones con la palabra sueño

a pipedream: an idea or plan that probably won't happen

a dreamworld: an imagined world

a dream team: a group of people who are the perfect mix

a daydream: a series of pleasant thoughts, especially about things

that you would like to happen.

Ahora complete las oraciones con las expresiones correctas

1. Claire hasn't been studying for her exam. If she thinks she is going to pass, she is living in a ________.

2. I picked out my ________ from all the football players in the World Cup.

3. I had a great ________. I imagined I was lying on a beach in the sunshine.

4. I want to be a famous actress, but it is never going to happen. It is nothing more than a ________.

Respuestas

Expresiones de sueños

1. Claire hasn't been studying for her exam. If she thinks she is going to pass,

she is living in a dreamworld.

2. I picked out my dream team from all the football players in the World Cup.

3. I had a great daydream. I imagined I was lying on a beach in the sunshine.

4. I want to be a famous actress, but it is never going to happen. It is nothing more than a pipedream.

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