The Olympic Games, 2020

This July after being delayed for one year, the 2020 Olympic Games is taking place in Tokyo, Japan. The Olympics page is a great place to start a session. Here you can read more about the games and the athletes taking part.

Find out all about the Canada Olympic Team Roster on the Official Team Canada website. Why not watch this video ‘Glory From Anywhere’ as part of your tutoring session. Talk about the vocabulary in the video.

Glory Team Canada

Follow up this video with a reading activity! News for You has an interesting article about the impact of Covid-19 on the Games. Go to https://www.newreaderspress.com/ (for LU Tutors, ask at LU for a password to access this article).

After reading the article, there’s is an activity to test reading comprehension. And there’s a spelling challenge to help build and reinforce new vocabulary.

Or learn some more Olympics vocabulary on the British Council website. Go to https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/vocabulary/beginner-vocabulary/olympic-sports

Go Team Canada!

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