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  • Olympic G Teenagers a mes 2012 • LondonWorksheet A A. Read and complete with some of the words given. what for does how place into part to from are come at in three cycle The 2012 Olympics are taking (1) in the city of London from 27th July to 12th August. The opening and the closing ceremonies are (2) the Olympic Stadium. The British capital is the first city to officially host the Olympic Games (3) times. Thousands of visitors (4) all over the world are planning to visit London for the occasion and it is important (5) them to pay attention (6) the following suggestions: a There is no spectator parking at London 2012 venues, so we recommend you go by public transport, walk or (7). b There isn’t just one venue but several, so select your venue and Google (8) to get there. c Arrive (9) the venues early enough to avoid busy stations. d Spectators with a ticket for a London 2012 sports event or ceremony in or around London will receive a free Games Travelcard. This is valid for use on public transport in some London zones on the day of your event. Of course, the card (10) not cover taxis or private hire vehicles. But if you have a ticket for an event at a Co-Host City venue, you will not receive a Games Travelcard. These venues are: Weymouth and Portland, the Old Trafford in Manchester, the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Hampden Park in Glasgow and St James’ Park in Newcastle. B. Read the text again and write T (true), F (false) or NM (not mentioned). 1 London is one of three Olympic cities in the UK for the 2012 games. 2 Only people from London are attending the events and ceremonies. 3 It is ideal for people to travel in their own cars. 4 You can park your car easily at any of the venues. 5 There is no information about the Olympic venues on the Internet. 6 The Games Travelcard is only for people over 21. eb E L 7 You receive a 10% discount on taxis if you have a Games Travelcard. te AB si w PI 8 If you must go to Manchester’s Old Trafford, you can also use m O fro C ed TO d the Games Travelcard. oa be O nl w H do PP© Macmillan Publishers S.A. 2012 · This worksheet may be photocopied and used in class. an C
  • Olympic G Teenagers a mes 2012 • LondonWorksheet B A. Read and complete with two words. Along with plenty of excitement (1) incredible atmosphere, the Olympic Games will bring (2) visitors not only to London (3) all the UK. This means the transport system will be extremely busy – so if you’re going to a London 2012 sports event or ceremony, it’s important to plan your journey (4) advance, considering the following (5) advice: • There is no spectator parking at London 2012 venues, except for a limited (6) spaces that must (7) in advance – so we recommend using public transport, walking or cycling. • In many cases, walking to a London 2012 venue is quicker, easier and healthier. Besides, if you walk, you will enjoy many fantastic sights (8) as the unforgettable atmosphere of being in a host city. B. Match beginnings and endings to learn about the Olympic venues. 1 As well as being home to eight a with competition events taking place venues – including the iconic Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre almost every day. and Velodrome,… 2 Located in Dorset on the south b is one of the permanent venues coast of England, Weymouth and specially constructed for London 2012. Portland provides… c the Olympic Park will host a range of 3 The new Basketball Arena will be one of the most heavily-used exciting attractions and events during venues within the Olympic Park,… the Games. 4 Earls Court holds hundreds of events each year attended by visitors d hosting some of the Boxing, from around the world. The Gymnastics, Weightlifting and Wrestling venue already has a great Olympic competitions at the 1948 Games. history after… eb E L te AB 5 Designed by internationally si e some of the best natural sailing waters w PI acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid, m O fro the breathtaking Aquatics Centre… in the UK, with facilities on land to match. C ed TO d oa be O nl w H do PP© Macmillan Publishers S.A. 2012 · This worksheet may be photocopied and used in class. an C
  • Olympic G Teenagers a mes 2012 • LondonWorksheetS key Worksheet A A. 1. part 5. for 8. how 2. at 6. to 9. at 3. three 7. cycle 10. does 4. from B. 1. F 5. F 2. F 6. NF 3. F 7. F 4. F 8. F Worksheet B A. 1. and an 2. thousands of 3. but to 4. well in 5. piece of 6. number of 7. be booked 8. as well B. 1. c 2. e 3. a 4. d 5. b eb E L te AB si w PI m O fro C ed TO d oa be O nl w H do PP© Macmillan Publishers S.A. 2012 · This worksheet may be photocopied and used in class. an C