It’s Olympic season and this week we’re going to be talking about the Sochi games.
Listen to Canadian journalist, Jian Ghomeshi report from Sochi.
As you listen think about:
What are some things that Russia has done to improve Sochi’s appearance?
What are some of the contradictions that Jian notices?
After listening to the audio text, read the transcript of the essay.
What do you think about Russia’s choice to host the games in Sochi?
Can you think of any other contradictions?