May 22, 2008

Let's play Hurling!

It's fast, it's furious and it's a lot of fun! I'm talking about hurling, a very popular sport in Ireland. Have you ever seen people playing it? Take a look at this a short clip.

Would you like to know more about this exciting sport? So listen to this passage which describes the origins of the game, as well as its basic rules and equipment. Then try two activities to test your comprehension. At the bottom of the page you can find the original script to help you check your answers. There is also a fun crossword puzzle to play online. Have fun!

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