Aussie Sport

A man from Australia talks about the most popular sports in his country.

Self Study

Dictation

Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.

Transcript

(The) most popular sport in Australia is cricket and football.

But it's a different type of football called 'Australian Rules Football' (AFL).

Where you can carry the ball, and the kick the ball.

And it has very strange scoring, where you kick a goal through two very tall sticks.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.

Questions

  • What two sports are very popular in Australia?
  • What do people do with the ball in AFL?
  • Why is the scoring strange?

Answers

Cricket and Australian Rules Football (AFL).

They carry and kick the ball.

You need to kick the ball through two very tall sticks to score a goal.