Diane Stevenson
An interesting video about the World Cup

This is a video clip from the NBC news. Most Americans don't pay much attention to soccar, but at least we know that it is happening!

 

You can listen for some of this vocabulary:

extravaganza

swath

grind to a halt

over-reach

venue

prize money

goes out early

historic

far and away

plus

bracket

uphill battle

easy on the eyes

americanized

 

Enjoy!

Jun 9, 2014 11:23 PM
Diane Stevenson
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian
Learning Language
Chinese (Mandarin), French, Russian