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Last updated at 16:42 GMT, Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Week 22: Belgian athletes

Follow sporting stories and learn English along the way.

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Training in the Arctic

Welcome to Talking Sport!

Today we hear about athletes training for the Olympics in the Arctic.

BBC reporter Kieran Fox has been following the Belgian athletics team who have been training in the snow and ice.

So why are these athletes training in the cold weather?

Join Natalie in this week's video to hear about the athletes' training and learn the phrases 'team unity' and 'competitive edge'.

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Vocabulary: 'team unity' and 'competitive edge'

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