O sonho de Usain Bolt

Atualizado em  27 de julho, 2011 - 11:13 (Brasília) 14:13 GMT

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Aprenda inglês com os jogos olímpicos: A um ano da abertura da Olimpíada de Londres, o recordista mundial Usain Bolt fala de seu grande sonho.

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Apresentador

Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport.

In this series you will hear sporting stories and learn some English.

It is only one year until the London 2012 Olympics!

And the world’s fastest man will be competing in the 100 metres.

Usain Bolt from Jamaica holds the world record with a time of 9.58 seconds.

So, let's hear from the 'running man' Usain Bolt.

Listen out for what his dream is for the London 2012 Olympics.

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I'm Usain Bolt from Jamaica and my dream at the London 2012 Olympics is to defend my titles successfully.

Apresentador

Watch the clip again.

Clipe

I'm Usain Bolt from Jamaica and my dream at the London 2012 Olympics is to defend my titles successfully.

Legenda na tela

Ao dizer que seu sonho é to defend his titles successfully Usain diz que quer ser bem sucedido na defesa de seus títulos.

Apresentador

My dream is to defend my titles successfully.

Usain Bolt talked about his dream. Let's listen to people in London talking about their dreams.

"Povo fala"

My dream is to be a photographer.

My dream is to travel around the world.

My dream is to work in Australia.

Legenda na tela

My dream is…

Meu sonho é…

Apresentador

I'm Natalie and that’s all from Talking Sport.

Why not try out this week’s worksheet for some extra learning?

See you next time.


Sinônimos

In the video Usain talked about his dream:

"My dream at the London Olympics is to defend my titles successfully."

Mas nós também podemos usar outras palavras para falar sobre nossos planos futuros:

hope, ambition and aspiration.

Hope: My hope is to become a doctor.

Often when talking about life plans you can use the word ambition.

Ambition: My ambition is to own my own business.

A more formal word you can use is aspire:

Aspiration: I aspire to be a famous actor.


Expressões

In the video Usain talked about his dream:

"My dream at the London Olympics is to defend my titles successfully."

A seguir, estão relacionadas algumas expressões que usam a palavra dream.

a pipedream: an idea or plan that probably won't happen

a dreamworld: an imagined world

a dream team: a group of people who are the perfect mix

a daydream: a series of pleasant thoughts, especially about things that you would like to happen.


Exercício

Use a correta expressão para completar cada frase

1. Claire hasn't been studying for her exam. If she thinks she is going to pass, she is living in a ________.

2. I picked out my ________ from all the football players in the World Cup.

3. I had a great ________. I imagined I was lying on a beach in the sunshine.

4. I want to be a famous actress, but it is never going to happen. It is nothing more than a ________.

Respostas

1. Claire hasn't been studying for her exam. If she thinks she is going to pass,

she is living in a dreamworld.

2. I picked out my dream team from all the football players in the World Cup.

3. I had a great daydream. I imagined I was lying on a beach in the sunshine.

4. I want to be a famous actress, but it is never going to happen. It is nothing more than a pipedream.

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