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  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>My favourite sport is basketball. So in this oral presentation I will tell you about it. I’m going to talk about some important players. </li></ul>
  3. 3. BASKETBALL THE ORIGINS <ul><li>Basketball has existed since 1891. The creator was James Nasmith, a canadien teacher. It's the second most popular sport in United States. The North American soldiers who fought in the First World War exported it to Europe and in 1936 it was already accepted as an olympic sport. </li></ul>
  4. 4. A PROFILE OF BASKETBALL <ul><li>The biggest international basketball competition is the FIBA World Championship. In 2006 Spain won the gold medal in the Olympic Games. The Spain basketball competition is called A.C.B and F.C Barcelona has won it 11 times. </li></ul><ul><li>One of my favourite basketball players is Rudy Fernandez. He played since he was 5 in inferior categories of the Joventut of Badalona, then he rose to the first team in the ACB. Now he's playing with Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA. </li></ul>
  5. 5. RICKY RUBIO <ul><li>Ricky Rubio Vives is a Spanish basketball player and he was born in October 21st, 1990 in The Masnou (Barcelona). He’s a DKV Joventut point guard basketball player. </li></ul><ul><li>Ricky started to participe in the ACB league with 14 years, 11 months and 24 days, establishing the record of being the youngest player in doing it. It was in October 20th, 2005. Some NBA experts think that in the Draft 2009 will be the number one. Ricky Rubio has a brother two years older, Marc Rubio, who also plays in the low categories of the Joventut and in the Spanish selection. </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE INTERVIEW <ul><li>Hi, Rudy Fernandez. Now I’m going to ask you some questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Where did you born? I was born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Who encourage you to practice basketball? Since I was a boy my parents pushed me to practice basketball. </li></ul><ul><li>When did you go on the NBA? On June 28th, 2007 I was taken in the overall NBA Draft by Phoenix Suns. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your most recent award? I won the plate gold on the 2008 Olympic games in Pekin. </li></ul><ul><li>In which team are you playing now? Now I’m play with Portland Trail Blazers </li></ul>
  7. 7. BUYING TICKETS BY PHONE <ul><li>Woman: Hello, F.C.Barcelona offices. How can I help you? </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: Hi, I’m phoning about tickets for the match that AXA Barcelona and Real Madrid will held tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>Woman: Yes. Which seat do you prefer to have? </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: A standard seat in the center of the stadium. </li></ul><ul><li>Woman: Mmm… Sorry but there weren’t any seats in the middle of the stadium. There only are free seats on the right site. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: OK. No problem. How much are the tickets? </li></ul><ul><li>Woman: They’re 20 €. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: Can I have 2 tickets, then please? </li></ul><ul><li>Woman: Yes, of course. I’ll need your credit card number. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: OK. The number is… </li></ul>
  8. 8. LA COPA DEL REI <ul><li>La Copa del Rei is a basketball competition that is held every year in Spain since 1933. The first edition was celebrated in Madrid in the year 1933 being the first basketball spanish competition. </li></ul><ul><li>At first, the competition was called la Copa d’Espanya. But in 1977 was renamed like it is now. </li></ul><ul><li>This competition is played by the eight best league’s teams during the first seasons time. The teams which have won more times this event are Real Madrid (22) and F.C Barcelona (20). </li></ul>
  9. 9. DESCRIBING AN EVENT: <ul><li>Nogué: Have you ever been on a final sport competition? </li></ul><ul><li>Ferrer: No. What’s that all about? </li></ul><ul><li>Nogué: Well, two teams who have won previously some matches, play a final match. One of the two teams win an important award. </li></ul><ul><li>Ferrer: So, they play in a big stadium? </li></ul><ul><li>Nogué: Yes, but there are always lots of people. Do you fancy going? </li></ul><ul><li>Ferrer: When’s it on? </li></ul><ul><li>Nogué: It’s tomorrow night. Do you fancy going? </li></ul><ul><li>Ferrer: OK, that sounds good. Where’s the best place to watch it? </li></ul><ul><li>Nogué: The best site is near the tribune. </li></ul>
  10. 10. ASK FOR PERMISSION TO GO TO AN ACB MATCH <ul><li>Marc: Can I go to the AXA Barcelona and Real Madrid match which will be played tonight? </li></ul><ul><li>Mum: Mmm… Well, but you must be at home at 12:00 o’clock. </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: Thanks, OK. </li></ul><ul><li>Mum: How will you go to the match? </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: Ramon will take me and his soon by car. </li></ul><ul><li>Mum: And I supouse that you’ll need some money? </li></ul><ul><li>Marc: Yes please. The ticket costs 25 € and if I want to have dinner I will need 10 € more. </li></ul><ul><li>Mum: Ok. I will give you 25 € and if you want to have dinner you’ll take your money. </li></ul>
  11. 11. MY OPINION <ul><li>I started to practise basketball when I was 11 in C.B.Banyoles. Since then, I play it four times per week. I like this sport because I feel good when I practice it and because keeps me fit. A part of this I make new friends. </li></ul>