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Intermediate B
Biography Unit 9
LISTENING
I CAN COMPLETE A DESCRIPTION OF A SPORT EVENT WITH SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the culmination of a qualification process thatbegan in August 2007 and involved 204 of the 208 FIFA national teams. As such, it matches the 2008 Summer Olympics as the sports event with the most competing nations.
This will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation, after South Africa beat Morocco and Egypt in an all-African bidding process. This decision left the Oceania Football Confederation as the onlyconfederation yet to host the FIFA World Cup. Italy are the defending champions. The draw for the finals took place on 4 December 2009 in Cape Town.
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READING
I CAN IDENTIFY THE KEY INFORMATION OF AN ARTICLE RELATED TO SPORTS IN A MULTIPLE CHOISE EXERCISE
The Paralympics
The Paralympics is the largest sporting event 0) for disabled athletes inthe world. Athletes from six disability groups take 1) place during the eleven days of competition. However, both the 2) organizers and the athletes stress that the sporting performance is what´s important, 3) instead than the participant´s disabilities. The Paralympics have 4) been a long way since 1948, when a sports competition was first 5) done in England for World War II veterans with spinal6) problems. Competitors from Holland joined a few years 7) later, and in Rome in 1960 the 8) most official, Olympic-style Paralympics was first organized. The Paralympics include 9) all summer and winter games and now take place 10) together the Olympics at the same venue in the same year. Events such as wheelchair rugby are very 11) popular with spectators and require great skill. Anotherfavorite is three-track skiing. Here disabled competitors ski on one leg while 12) supporting themselves on two crutches which also have small skis attached to them. In 13) last years the Paralympics have grow dramatically, both in popularity and in the 14) amount of athletes taking part. These growths will 15) continue in the future as more and more countries send representatives to the games.
Of,with, for, about.
Organizers, presenters, directors, coordinators.
More, other, rather, instead.
Been, gone, done, come.
Done, fixed, arranged.
Illness, injuries, problems, wounds.
after, later, then, previously.
Most, many, more, much.
Both, all, either, neither.
Nearby, between, together, alongside.
Precious,popular, worth, famous.
Putting, leaning, holding, supporting.
Last, recent, late, modern.
Addition, group, number, amount.
Keep, continue, stay, expand.
SPOKEN INTERACTION
I can make suggestion about entertainment.
I can take phone message.
Why don’t we play soccer?
Yes, let’s do that.
How about a game of cards?
It´s a niceidea but I don’t have cards.
What about do exercise?
Oh, it´s too boring.
Let´s do a party!
That´s a great idea.
I think we should go outside
I don´t really like that
We could always be together
It´s a nice idea but I hate you!
Good morning. Dixon & Co- how can I help you?
Hello- can I speak to CollinJackson, please?
Who is speaking please?
My name is Helen Baxter.
One moment, please… I´m afraid, Mr. Jackson isn´t in his office at the moment. Would you like to leave a message?
Yes, please. Could you tell him that I won´t be able to meet him tomorrow, as I´ll be in Moscow.
Right, I´ll make sure Mr. Jackson gets the message.
Thank you very much....
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