Welcome to the 2012 Olympics ESL style. Whether or not you think the Olympics are an important world event, or a waste of money, there is nothing you can do about it. The 2012 London games officially began with last night;s opening ceremony.
Since many of you are interested in the games, I thought it would be fun for you to practice a little English at the same time as you cheer for your favourite athletes, or teams and enjoy enjoy your favourite sports.
ESL Olympic Resources
During the next few weeks, I will be posting a variety of resources from and about the 2012 Olympics to help you practice English. Hopefully,you can have fun learning some facts and new vocabulary about the Olympics and Olympic sports, watching some videos and reading different articles about the events at the Olympics.
I will also include many links to different websites where you can get more information as well as play games and do other Olympic related activities.
How about a little Olympic music?
To get you in the mood, I have uploaded the official song of the 2012 Olympics, "Survival," by a British group called "Muse." Try the listening exercise below to see how well you understand it. After you have finished, try the vocabulary activity,.