The Olympic Games in Rio finished last Sunday (Olympics Closing ceremony, News Review, BBC Learning English) and it's time to make a balance of the achievements obtained.
First of all, what and who will these Olympic Games be remembered for? For instance, the Summer Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936 will always be remembered for all the victories Jesse Owens obtained in front of Hitler.
Articles to read:
VOCABULARY: 8 uses of 'round' (BBC Learning English)
The English we speak (BBC Learning English) >> 'to pull something out of the hat'
Two listening exercises to do:
Have you walked off your pizza? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
How to cure writer's block (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)