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Olympics: The city

We've been talking about the Sochi Olympics for several weeks now. It's about time we learn something about the host city — the subtropical resort capital of Russia that surprised everybody by becoming the Olympic capital as well. Click on the play button and you'll get a quick overview of what Sochi is about.


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Vocabulary

столица
[stah-LEE-tsah]

capital

город
[GOH-rud]

city

море
[MOH-ryeh]

sea

Чёрное море
[CHYOR-nah-yeh MOH-ryeh]

Black Sea

туризм
[too-REEZM]

tourism

Красная Поляна
[KRAHS-nah-yah pah-LYAH-nah]

Krasnaya Polyana, lit. Red Meadow