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The Olympic Games


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The Olympics come every four years and it is a time when people watch amazing athletes compete in different events. The Olympics have many different events including football, wrestling, athletics, hockey and many more. Most people have events that they prefer because they enjoy watching them more than others.


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  • sport (noun)
  • event (noun)
  • watch (verb)
  • favourite (adjective)
  • compete (verb)
  • amazing (adjective)
  • athletics (noun)

The Question

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What's your favourite Olympic sport?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to The Olympic Games
  • Do you like the Olympics?
  • What events do you like watching?
  • What events don’t you like watching?
  • If you could compete in the Olympics what event would you choose?
  • What is your favourite Olympic sport to watch?

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