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vrijdag 2 februari 2018

Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are about to begin. Nigeria will be represented with a bobsleigh team. Find out more about their preparations in the video (Listening B2).

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • fearless - not afraid, very brave
  • to live life on the edge - to deal with many dangerous situations and take many risks in life
  • lapse - a short moment when you forget to focus and make a mistake
  • distraction - something that makes it difficult to think or pay attention
  • empowering - making you more confident, making you feel that you are in control of your life
  • non-existent - not present, not existing
  • to sacrifice - to give things up in order to get something else
First read the assignment. Next watch the video (Listening B2). Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Name the 3 things you need to be a successful bobsleigh driver.

  2. Seun Adigun, the captain of Team Nigeria, says: “I’m a natural competitor.”
    Explain what this means.

  3. What is the social life of the bobsleigh team members like?

  4. How much money did the team need to get to their goal?

  5. What did the girls do to save extra money?

Extra background (video - Listening B1)
Meet the team members here.