July 10, 2007

Pan American Games - Rio 2007

Are you ready for the XV Pan American Games? The opening ceremony will take place at the MaracanĂ£ stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13th, and the competition continues until the 29th. Learn more about the event and about sports in general trying some of the activities below:

  • Find out about the history of the games in this article in Wikipedia;
  • Read about the XV Pan American Games and Rio de Janeiro on the games' official website
  • Here is an interesting article published last month in the New York Times about the games and how to enjoy yourself in Rio while travelling safe
  • Can you spell the names of Latin American countries? Put the letters in the correct sequence and test your knowledge
  • How about some vocabulary activities? Here is a hangman game with different types of sports and a more advanced vocabulary quiz about sports. Enjoy!
  • Which sports do you use with the verbs go, play and do? Learn more about the right verb-noun collocations clicking here
  • What makes great athletes go on competing? Listen to an extract of an interview Michael Jordan gave to Larry King on CNN and find out what motivates one of the greatest basketball players of all times. Click on 'audio' at the top of the page and follow the text.

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