SPORTSO projeto “Sports” inclui aulas temáticas sobre dois esportes olímpicos em que o aluno terá a oportunidade de relacionar-se com o idioma estudando história, particularidades e termos específicos aos esportes.O calendário foi desenvolvido para ser concluído em três meses e envolve atividades de gramática, vocabulário e pronúncia, além de interações com fórum e aula online.Ao final do projeto, o aluno será capaz de: montar um glossário de termos relacionados ao Boxe e montar uma agenda para acompanhar a modalidade durante os jogos
READINGBoxing is a combat sport where two athletes confront each other with the objective of knocking the opponent out, but using only their fists.It is an Olympic sport since the 7th century BC, when opponents fought only using strips of leather wrapped around their fists.? Can you imagine such a thing?Curiosity: an Olympic Boxing glove weighs 284 grams. During the Games, competitors will get through 432 pairs of gloves!
READINGBoxing is divided into amateurs and professionals, but only amateurs can compete at Olympic Games.The categories go from Light Fly Weight (46-49 kg) to Super Heavy Weight (over 91kg).A referee follows the fight and athletes score by punching the opponent’s head or upper body. Fights are divided into rounds, also called bouts. At the Olympic Games, men’s bouts will take place over three three-minute rounds, while women’s bouts will hold over four rounds of two minutes each.Did you know? At London 2012 Games, the ever-popular men’s Boxing events will be joined on the Olympic program by a women’s competition for the first time.Medals: men’s boxing competition will feature medals in ten weight categories. Women will fight in three: Fly Weight (48-51 kg), Light Weight (57-61 kg) and Middle Weight (69-75 kg).