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Usain Bolt diz que principal objetivo é defender título olímpico

Atualizado em  17 de julho, 2012 - 07:19 (Brasília) 10:19 GMT

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Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport and welcome to the Olympic Stadium!

The London Olympic Games are nearly here and everybody in London is getting ready!

Over the last year we have met many different athletes from all over the world hoping to compete in this year’s Olympics.

So in this final episode let’s meet a very famous athlete hoping to compete in the stadium behind me.

Let’s meet the fastest man in the world and Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt.

Listen out for the phrasal verb ‘looking forward to’.

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London, it’s a buzz all around the world people are really looking forward to it. I'm training hard and that's my focus but the main aim is to defend my titles and win.

Presenter

Listen again for the phrasal verb ‘looking forward to’.

Clip

London, it’s a buzz all around the world people are really looking forward to it. I'm training hard and that's my focus but the main aim is to defend my titles and win.

Presenter

Did you hear the phrasal verb ‘looking forward to’?

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looking forward to

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Presenter

London, it’s a buzz all over the world and people are really looking forward to it.

Well, Usain said that people all over the world are looking forward to the Olympic Games. So let’s hear from some people in London. What are they looking forward to the most about this year’s Olympics?

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I’m looking forward to visiting the Olympic Village and supporting the British athletes.

I’m looking forward to watching the cycling.

I’m looking forward to watching the Olympic shooting competition.

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I’m looking forward to visiting the Olympic Village and supporting the British athletes.

I’m looking forward to watching the cycling.

I’m looking forward to watching the Olympic shooting competition.

Presenter

I’m Natalie and thank you for watching Talking Sport!

Good luck with the rest of your English learning and I hope you enjoy the Olympics!!


Athletics phrases

In the video we heard from athlete Usain Bolt.

Below are some athletics phrases:

a false start: unsuccessful at starting something

to jump the gun: to do something quickly without thinking it through

the front runner: the person most likely to win

hit the ground running: start something really well

Now complete the sentences with the correct phrase from above. The form of the phrase may need to be changed.

1. Laura really __________________ when she started her new job. She is doing really well.

2. Don’t __________________. You need to think through your decision carefully.

3. My favourite actress is __________________ to win an award at this year’s Oscars.

4. I made a couple of __________________ in my first year of work, but I learned from my

mistakes.


Phrases with 'win'

In the video we heard that Usain Bolt wants to win again at this year’s Olympics:

"… but the main aim is to defend my titles and win."

Below are some phrases with 'win':

win someone over: to change someone's opinion of you and get them to support you

win hands down: to win very easily and obviously

a winning streak: a period of success with no losses

Now complete the sentences with the correct phrase from above. The form of the phrase may need to be changed.

1. His personality really _________ the audience _______.

2. My team is on _______________ now. They haven’t lost for ten games.

3. In the 2008 Beijing Olympic 100m final, Usain Bolt _______________.


Answers

Athletics phrases

1. Laura really hit the ground running when she started her new job. She is doing really well.

2. Don’t jump the gun. You need to think through your decision carefully.

3. My favourite actress is the front runner to win an award at this year’s Oscars.

4. I made a couple of false starts in my first year of work, but I learned from my mistakes.

2) 'Win' phrases

1. His personality really won the audience over.

2. My team is on a winning streak now. They haven’t lost for ten games.

3. In the 2008 Beijing Olympic 100m final, Usain Bolt won hands down.




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