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Week 11: Shawn Johnson

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Shawn Johnson

Welcome to Talking Sport!

The World Gymnastic Championships are taking place in Tokyo this month. They are one of the qualifying events for the Olympics.

In today's episode we hear again from American gymnast Shawn Johnson.

Unfortunately Shawn hasn't been chosen to compete for Team USA, but she is still hoping to be selected for the Olympics in another event.

So what is the hardest part about training for the Olympics?

Join Natalie in this week's video to hear from Shawn and learn the phrase 'make it'.

Learning point

Vocabulary: 'Make it'


Now tell us what you think

What do you want to 'make it' as?

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