Last updated at 10:31 BST, Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Week 12: Pops Mensah – Bonsu

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Pops Mensah-Bonsu

Welcome to Talking Sport!

With less than a year to go, London is getting prepared for the 2012 Olympics.

Test events have started happening in the new Olympic venues.

Recently the basketball test event took place and the British basketball team were there.

This week we hear from one of the British basketball players, Pops Mensah-Bonsu.

Pops has played in the NBA and now plays in the French Pro A league.

How does he feel about playing in the Olympics?

Join Natalie in this week's video to learn about the phrase 'a big deal' and hear from Pops Mensah-Bonsu.

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Vocabulary: 'A big deal'

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What do you think is 'a big deal'?

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