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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Could you be a sumo wrestler?

 Could You Be a Sumo Wrestler? Fill in the blanks with the words from the box. Think about part of speech before you complete the blanks.

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 1. Sumo wrestlers represent the ________________________Japanese male.
 2. Sumo wrestlers sleep, eat, and ________________________together.
 3. Before wrestlers can enter, the ring must be ________________________during a traditional Shinto ceremony
. 4. Wrestlers can’t ________________________hair during a match.
 5. Only the highest ________________________wrestlers are allowed to wear white.
 6. After beating an opponent in practice, the winner sometimes ________________________his opponent around by his hair.
 7. A good wrestler tries to strengthen his ________________________through practice.
 8. The body of a sumo wrestler should not only be big and strong, but also ________________________.
 9. Wrestlers consume about 10,000 ________________________a day—more than three times that of the average male.
 10. Big meals are followed by ________________________naps, to make sure sumo wrestlers keep their weight on.

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Inside SUMO

 Complete the blanks with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.
 1. This sport dates back more than ________________________.
 2. Participants wear ________________________ garb.
 3. Wrestlers toss ________________________onto the ring before they enter to appease Shinto spirits
. 4. Chankonabe is a stew made from fatty meats, ________________________, ________________________, and ________________________.
 5. To win a sumo match, wrestlers must knock their opponent ________________________or out of the ring
. 6. A sumo match usually lasts less than ________________________.
 7. Sumo wrestlers belong to ________________________, which function like clubs and are where they learn sumo from experienced wrestlers.
 8. The grand champions of sumo, the Yokuzuna, wear ________________________ around their waists
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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Notting Hill Carnival


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You will listen to real British English.