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“As-tu entendu parler des ouvriers migrants au Qatar?”

“Have you heard about the migrant workers in Qatar?”

Our lesson this time focuses on working conditions as Qatar develops its infrastructure for the football World Cup in 2022.

The tournament is some years away but the controversies surrounding the plight of workers is current, and real.

Let’s listen to a role-play between Béatrix and Rémy. We’ll work with a range of new expressions, including:

  • pas plus tard que
  • Ce n'est pas pour demain
  • Y aurait-il…?
  • faire état de
  • regorger de
  • arroser
  • ne pas faire le poids

To see what these expressions mean, and how they work, let's listen.

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