This week, we turned to the topic of professional sports. The current Qatar World Cup as brought up a lot of issues about the state of sports today.
Learners can check out some listening comprehension activities about professional athletes: FCE listening, and Ann Brown.
For original version listening, check out a podcast episode, for instance Throughline's episode Qatar's World Cup or from NYT Qatar’s Big Bet on the World Cup.
Learners can try reading an article from Voice of America English such as FIFA: ‘Most Important Project’ Is Not World Cup
For original version, check out any of the fascinating articles from the Qatar Beyond the Football series from the Guardian.
This week for writing, please write an article about professional sports. Here are some possible prompts: