Gothenburg’s rain project

European Commission
Brussels, 23/09/2021
Description: 
Swedish city Gothenburg is embracing the rain, and encouraging other wet places to do likewise.

Speech Details

Speech number: 
31111
Duration: 
07:25
Language: 
(en) English
Level: 
Very advanced
Use: 
simultaneous
Type: 
pedagogical material
Domains: 
Culture, General, Environment
Terminology: 
Child of Prague statue, Fáilte Ireland (National Tourism Development Authority), W. B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Sligo, King Gustav the II Adolf, Jens Ivarsson, Charlotte Brontë, “Jane Eyre”, to lose count, to hit a purple patch, to rain on your parade, Gothenburg, gullible tourists, dips, dam, manhole covers, Yeats' Ben Bulben, Seamus Heaney’s “Mid-Term Break”, to spread the gospel, rain-soaked residents, flippant, to salute, the Emerald Isle
Notes: 

A challenging speech. Make sure to acquaint yourself with the terminology and be familiar with the Irish culture icons mentioned before trying this SIM.