- What sport in the Olympics interests you the most and why?
- How do you celebrate important events?
- cancel /KAN-suhl/
- marathon /MAR-uh-thon/
- disease /dih-ZEEZ/
- organizer /AWR-guh-nahy-zer/
- schedule /SKEJ-ool/
[verb] to decide that an organized event will not happen
The reunion that is scheduled to happen next week will be canceled by their sponsors.
[noun] a running race of slightly over 26 miles
Dehydration during the marathon is not good for the runners.
[noun] illness of people, animals
Some people with serious disease choose to have vaccines to get cured.
[noun] the person or group who plans and arranges an event or activity
The organizers of the previous event made a huge decision that made them popular.
[verb] to arrange that an event or activity will happen at a particular time
She is scheduled to go to the dentist.
Japan has taken aggressive actions to stop the spread of the disease in Tokyo because it is scheduled to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo’s organizers and the International Olympic Committee have consistently stated that the Tokyo Olympics should proceed as planned and follow the advice of the World Health Organization. The Olympics, which will commence on July 24, is scheduled to gather 11,000 athletes in Tokyo, followed by the 4,000-athlete Paralympics, which will start on August 25.
- According to the article, who canceled and suspended some sporting events in Japan?
- How many attendees were supposed to be at the Tokyo Marathon?
- Who is scheduled to host the 2020 Olympic Games?
- When will the 2020 Olympics begin?
- How many athletes are scheduled to be gathered in the Olympics?
- What do you think would be the effects of limiting participants in sporting events?
- Why do you think Tokyo’s organizers and the International Olympic need to follow the advice of the World Health Organization? Please explain your answer.
- What can you say about the Japanese marathon event? Explain your answer.
- In your opinion, how can you advise everyone not to be in a large crowd?
- If you had to play any sports, what kind of sports would it be and why?