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Our Olympic Dream

Living the Olympic dream! If you were in the Olympics, what sport would you like to compete in?  Bring it on, and bring it on in Portuguese....

Topic: Olympics

Published: August 16, 2016

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Faster, Higher, Stronger

The Olympic motto is “faster, higher, stronger.” For some of us, we really get into the pure Olympic spirit. For others of us, we are way too cynical to buy into that.  Where is your focus? Whatever side you fall on, here’s a change to talk about it in Portuguese....

Host: Orlando, Thays
Topic: Olympics

Published: August 09, 2016

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What Could Be Cooler Than Rowing In Rio!

Sweeping, sculling, really, how does one figure out all of these rowing options?  The truth is that it is fun to watch, even if you don’t get all the details. So gather the crew and the coxswain and learn how to talk about rowing in Portuguese....

Host: Orlando, Thays
Topic: Olympics

Published: August 02, 2016

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How Do I Know What I 10 Looks Like!

Let’s be honest, they say that dive was a 9.6 or a 9.7, but didn’t they all look the same to the untrained eye?  After a few days of watching Olympics we start to think that we really do see a difference.  Either way, now we can talk about those points in Portuguese....

Host: Orlando, Thays
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 26, 2016

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The Swimmer Was Disqualified

How sad would it be to train for years and years, and then be disqualified for a false start.  That’s part of the Olympic drama and part of the lesson for today....

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 19, 2016

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Who Has Won The Most Medals?

Medal count, some say that it takes away from the Olympic games and others think it is the very reason for the Olympics.  How is your country doing in the total medal count?...

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 12, 2016

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Wow, Those Gymnasts Are Amazing

How can those athletes combine such grace and strength, it’s amazing. After today’s lesson we will be able to use Portuguese to describe such moves in gymnastics....

Host: Orlando, Sonia
Topic: Olympics

Published: July 05, 2016

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Congrats To The Silver Medal Winner

What does it feel like to win a medal? Is there satisfaction in winning the silver or disappointment in not winning the gold? To be sure, this interview brings out the Olympic spirit either way....

Topic: Olympics

Published: June 28, 2016

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Have You Purchased Tickets To The Olympics

We have been looking forward to this for years. The Olympics are coming to Brazil and now we have to decide if we are going to attend the events live.  After today’s lesson, you should be more excited than ever to attend....

Topic: Olympics

Published: June 21, 2016

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Are You Going To The Olympics?

We have been looking forward to this for years. The Olympics are coming to Brazil and now we have to decide if we are going to attend the events live.  After today’s lesson, you should be more excited than ever to attend....

Grammar: Verbs
Topic: Olympics

Published: June 14, 2016

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