275. Are Professional Sports Stars Paid Too Much?: Shohei Ohtani’s $700 million Contact! (English Vocabulary Lesson )

Thinking in English

18-12-2023 • 26 min

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Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese baseball star, is signing a $700 million 10 year contract… is this too much? Are professional sports stars paid too much?

Let’s discuss this on today’s episode of Thinking in English!

TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/12/18/275-are-professional-sports-stars-paid-too-much-shohei-ohtanis-700-million-contact/

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Vocabulary List

  • Contract (Noun): A formal agreement between two parties, specifying terms, conditions, and obligations.
  • Endorsements (Noun): Public support or approval, especially by a famous person or celebrity, often for products or services.
  • Two-way Player (Noun): A player in sports, like baseball, who excels in both offensive (batting) and defensive (pitching) skills.
  • Valuable (Adjective): Having considerable monetary worth or importance.
  • Pitching (Noun): Throwing the ball in baseball with the aim of getting the batter out.
  • Supply and Demand (Phrase): The fundamental economic principle determining the price of goods and services.
  • Salary (Noun): Fixed regular payments made by an employer to an employee.
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