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“What is March Madness?” – Real Deal English

14 Apr , 2014  

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March Madness is the annual college basketball championships, but it’s much more than that. There are lots of customs of traditions surrounding it. But why do people care about college basketball? And why do they care so much that they call it “madness”? Listen to this episode to find out.

An example of a March Madness bracket:

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Here are some of the words Cynthia and Jason use in this episode:

College

Finals

Championship

Tournament

Season

Bracket

To Predict

To Bet

“The Sweet Sixteen”

“The Elite Eight”

“The Final Four”

Madness

Professional Baksetball – NBA

“My team”

To play your heart out


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