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Hosting the World

Students read about and discuss the reasons why hosting a mega-sporting event is not as glamorous as it seems. The lesson includes vocabulary review exercises, comprehension questions, discussion questions, and grammar practice.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • not all it’s cracked up to be
  • break the bank
  • spare no expense
  • venue
  • burden
  • remote
  • mandatory
  • follow through
  • empty promises
  • displaced
  • revenue
Grammar
  • wish vs. hope
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar Review
  • Grammar Practice
  • Discussion
  • Listen & Type