Footballer of the Year (2007)

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Footballer of the Year (2007)

  1. 1. Footballer of the Year Reading and Writing Exercises By Mònica Ramos Caballero
  2. 2. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Teacher’s Notes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This lesson is especially designed for 2nd cycle students of ESO. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the Reading activity, students have to take a true or false activity and answer some questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the Writing activity, they have to write a sportsperson’s biography. Firstly, they have to fill in the gaps of a text given using an appropriate tense. Then, they have to follow this model and write a sportsperson’s biography. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contents: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Grammatical features that are reviewed in this lesson are: the Past Simple, the Present Perfect, the Present Simple and Continuous, the Comparatives and Superlatives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Vocabulary worked is related to Sports. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Worksheet : Students have to hand in the worksheet. The teacher interchanges it and students check it (Pair-assessment). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Reading the Article Who Will Be Footballer of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Read the article and do the activities of the following pages. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Are these statements TRUE or FALSE?? </li></ul><ul><li>Spain is the country with more nominees on the FIFA World Players list of candidates. </li></ul><ul><li>Only the coaches and captains of the national sides have the right to choose their three favourite players. </li></ul><ul><li>There is also a FIFA World Players list for women. </li></ul><ul><li>Messi is the favourite to become the footballer of the year. </li></ul><ul><li>The footballer of the year always wins the Golden Ball. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Answer the questions below with complete sentences. </li></ul><ul><li>Which club has received more nominees to be named FIFA World Player? </li></ul><ul><li>Has Kaká ever played in an English team? Where is he playing now? </li></ul><ul><li>According to the text, who has been one of the most important players of all times? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is not Messi the favourite to win the FIFA World Player award? </li></ul><ul><li>Who won the FIFA World Player award for women last year? Where is she form? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Read Bojan Krkic ’s biography. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, write the verbs in the correct tense: Present Simple, Past Simple or Present Perfect. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Now write the biography of a famous sportsperson. </li></ul><ul><li>(80 – 100 words) </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write in Present Simple, Past Simple and Present Perfect. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use time references and expressions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Include pictures. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arrange the text into paragraphs (3 at least). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>OPTIONAL: If you want to or you feel confident, you can use comparatives and superlatives as well as the Present Continuous tense. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>Internet Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Footballer of the Year Article: http ://www.vilaweb.cat/www/diariescola/noticia?id=2593048 </li></ul><ul><li>F.C.Barcelona web site: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fcbarcelona.cat/web/english/ </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar Reference: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb-tenses_sys-tense-time.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Music: </li></ul><ul><li>8 BALL, Performed by Underworld </li></ul>
  9. 9. Footballer of the Year <ul><li>THE END </li></ul>

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