英語で聞く: Let the Alternative Games begin

From BBC Learning English
Please click here to listen to the audio and to get the full version of the text.

by Beth McLeod

The World Alternative Games are taking place in Britain’s smallest town and feature 35 bizarre events from gravy wrestling to stiletto racing. (…)
The town has been organising quirky sporting events for over 30 years. It all started with the man versus horse marathon (…). The horses are generally quicker, but human runners have won on two occasions in the race’s history.

Homework
After reading the text, think of the questions below and write an answer to ONE of them (5-10 sentences):
1. Have you watched this year’s Olympic Games? What were your impressions?
2. Describe one very strange event that you have participated in.
3. Make your own sentences with the words written in bold.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s