#268 steve & mark – the world cup and teachers – (intermediate)

Steve and Mark begin by talking about the upcoming World Cup of Soccer and then quickly digress onto the subject of a recent announcement of a Canadian teacher’s union.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Category: Education, Sports
Duration:  18:43


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Mark:    The Chicago Blackhawks won last night, they beat the Philadelphia Flyers.  So, presumably, it’s a big deal in Chicago too and Philadelphia.


Steve:    You know I saw on the boards there was an ad for Lukoil.  Isn’t that a Russian oil company?


Mark:    Yeah.


Steve:    So maybe the Russians were watching that game.


Mark:    I’m sure there’s a lot of people that were at least aware that it was on and watching it.  It’s not like it’s a non event, but it certainly pales in comparison to the World Cup of Soccer.


Steve:    Well, I think the World Cup of Soccer is a tremendous event, because it is truly international.  And unlike…


Mark:    I beg to differ.


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