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Atualizado em  11 de outubro, 2011 - 07:33 (Brasília) 10:33 GMT

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Aprenda inglês com os jogos olímpicos. O jogador de basquete britânico, Pops Mensah-Bonsu foi um dos que testaram a quadra que será usada em 2012.

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Apresentadora

Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport.

Today we will be hearing from one of the British basketball players and we will be learning the phrase 'a big deal'.

Preparations for the Olympics take a long time and with less than a year until the London 2012 Olympics, test events have started happening in the Olympic venues.

These events are a practice for the Olympics.

Recently there was a basketball test event and basketball players got the chance to play in the new Olympic venue.

So let's hear from one of the British basketball players who was there, Pops Mensah-Bonsu.

Listen out for how he uses the word 'backyard' and the phrase 'a big deal'.

Vídeo-Clipe

You know, playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal, so I'm definitely going, it's going to be an emotional time for me.

Apresentadora

Let's listen again for how he uses the word 'backyard' and the phrase 'a big deal'.

Vídeo-Clipe

You know, playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal, so I'm definitely going, it's going to be an emotional time for me.

Apresentadora

Let's look at the phrase 'in your backyard'.

Legendas na tela

in your backyard

no seu quintal

in your backyard

No clipe ele usa o termo como uma expressão idiomática que significa na cidade em que vive.

Apresentadora

He used the phrase 'a big deal'.

Legendas na tela

a big deal

um grande negócio

Apresentadora

Playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal.

Well so far we have learnt the phrase 'a big deal' and we have learnt how the phrase 'in your backyard' can be used to mean in your home town.

Now let's listen to some people in London using the phrase a big deal in different ways.

Entrevistas

Getting married is a big deal.

Having the Olympics in London will be a big deal.

Being a few minutes late is not a big deal.

Legendas na tela

Getting married is a big deal.

Having the Olympics in London will be a big deal.

Being a few minutes late is not a big deal.

Apresentadora

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

I'll see you next time.

Emotional/emotion/emotionally

In the video Pops Mensah-Bonsu said playing at the Olympics was going to be an 'emotional time' for him, meaning he is going to show or feel strong feelings during this time.

"…it's going to be an emotional time for me."

Emotional is an adjective.

e.g. I feel very emotional after watching that sad film.

Emotion is a noun.

e.g. Sally was very upset, she couldn't control her emotions.

Emotionally is an adverb.

e.g. Tim spoke emotionally about his life.

Now complete the sentences with the adjective, noun or adverb.

1. He never shows any ___________.

2. I love that song. It is very ___________.

3. There was no sign of any ___________ on her face.

4. The couple were ___________ reunited.

Expressões com "deal"

In the video Mensah used the phrase 'a big deal':

"…playing the Olympics in your back yard is a big deal."

Here are some more phrases using the word 'deal':

a square deal an agreement that is seen as fair

deal with something/someone to do something in order to solve a problem with something or someone

close a deal to agree a business arrangement a raw deal to receive unfair treatment

Now complete the sentences with the correct phrase. The form of the phrase may need to be changed.

1. I hate _______________ difficult customers.

2. I feel that we got _______________. It really wasn't fair.

3. Yesterday we _______________ with a really important company. We will be working together from next month.

4. I think we got _______________ on that house. It was a really good price.

Respostas

Emotional/emotion/emotionally

1. He never shows any emotion.

2. I love that song. It is very emotional.

3. There was no sign of any emotion on her face.

4. The couple were emotionally reunited.

Phrases with 'deal'

1. I hate dealing with difficult customers.

2. I feel that we got a raw deal. It really wasn't fair.

3. Yesterday we closed a deal with a really important company! We will be working together from next month.

4. I think we got a square deal on that house. It was a really good price.

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