Sports writing in Senegal
You are a sports writer working for a Senegalese newspaper. Describe what the atmosphere might be like in a stadium for a wrestling final.
Link to 'Sports writer in Senegal' pdf
How this fits
This scenario invites people to think about cultural differences between countries. Comparisons might be made with sporting events in the UK.
1.7a Appreciating the differences and similarities between people, places, environments and cultures to inform their understanding of societies and economies.
2.1a Ask geographical questions, thinking critically, constructively and creatively.
1.3d Exploring community cohesion and the different forces that bring about change in communities over time.
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What to watch
- How might wrestling be helping to reduce crime in Senegal?
- What other sports are popular in Senegal and around the world?
Tags: development; poverty; population & settlement; employment
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