In this programme, Neil and Beth talk about why Qatar wanted to host the World Cup and the migrant workforce who helped them prepare for it. You’ll also learn some related vocabulary along the way.

This week’s question
Which country has won the World Cup the most times? Is it:

a) Italy,
b) Brazil, or,
c) Germany?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

treating someone unfairly in order to gain an advantage for yourself

much bigger or more expensive than it should be

an amount of money that you owe to someone else

something which is extreme large and powerful

sandwiched between
in a tight, narrow space between two larger things

soft power
a country using its economic and cultural influence to persuade other countries to do something, instead of using military (hard) power
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