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(Sports et société)

TITLE :

Extreme Challenges

Axis:
Sports and Society

Key Question:

What can we learn from people who push themselves beyond their limits?

Final Task:

Narrate and read an extreme adventure in a journal

EXTREME CHALLENGES

Sarah Outen, aged 24, became the youngest female to row alone across the Indian Ocean

REACT TO THE PHOTO AND THE CAPTION!

A feat / An achievement: un exploit
•tired / exhausted / worn-out = fatigué(e)
proud = fière
determined / perseverant = déterminé(e) / persévérant (e)
driven / courageous / brave = passionné(e) / courageux (euse)
extraordinary / exceptional
to push oneself = se donner à fond / travailler dur
break barriers
take risks
never give up = ne jamais abandonner

GROUP WORK

Imagine you are Sarah Outen and you are halfway across the ocean.
Write a short email to your family.

  • I have been sailing: j'ai navigué
  • rough sea: mer agitée
  • capsize: chavirer
  • terrifying: térrifiant