Basketball is a popular sport in many countries, and many people enjoy buying tickets to games, collecting basketball collectibles, and even basketball jerseys or clothing. Listen to this conversation.
“dough” = informal for money
“I need more dough to pay off my credit card bill.”
“have money to burn” = have a lot of money
“Sara’s dad always gives her a big allowance, so she has money to burn.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
How popular is basketball in your country as a recreational sport? Are their sports teams at the junior high school and high school levels? Do you enjoy playing or watching the game?