Star players. What is the price of fame?. Problem task: Why are they doing this? Is it worth to sacrifice?
Warming - up Match sports and games with their descriptions. • Cricket • Zorbing • Tennis • Boxing • Rugby • Ice- hockey • Athletics • The sport of fighting with fists. • The sport of playing a type of football with an oval ball. • A game played by 6 players on an ice-field. • The sport invented in New Zealand some years ago. • The sport of one who runs, jumps and walk. • A game of two people who use rackets, a small soft ball and a low net. • An outdoor British game played by 11 players each in summer.
Reading Task: scanning and use of English. Text One: The new Ronaldo. Do the task in your book and answer the question: Who was the new Ronaldo? Text Two: The best basketball player in the world. Do the task in your book and answer the question: Why is Lauren Jackson the best?
Listening Task. Task one: Tick the right box in the chart. • Task two: Put the number of speaker opposite each statement. • Sport allows you to make friends with a number of people. • Sport increases fitness. • It gives you real pleasure. • Sport can be unfair. • Sport gives you a chance to acquire self- confidence. • It helps you to overcome difficulties • Sport improves your outlook. • You learn a lot about life.
Vocabulary: • Amateur -not professional • Disabled - incapable • Intrusive - annoying • A coach - a trainer • Thorny – full of difficulty
Grammar practice. Rewrite the following sentences using reported speech. • “I’ve developed a deeper appreciation of our beautiful planet”, said Fred. • “I’m doing what other people are doing and it gives me a great pleasure”, said Jack. • “I spent my best years in sport and I have the best memories of those times”, said Tanya. • “ I have been able to overcome my difficulties”, said Frank. • “ I don’t have any regrets about sport”, said Ivan. Reporting verbs: admit, advise, ask, beg, claim, deny, encourage, remind, suggest, warn
Communicative Task You are divided into two groups to discuss advantages and disadvantages of being famous sportsmen. You have language support on your desks. Then you are supposed to write them on the blackboard. Advantages Disadvantages
Language support As I see it… In my opinion,… As far I’m concerned… I would say that… I feel strongly that… I feel the same way as you. I agree with you about that. That’s absolutely right. I see what you mean, but… You’ve got a point, but what about the fact that…? But don’t you think that…? What do you?/What are your views?
Is it worth to sacrifice? Risky sports “ To win without a risk is to triumph without glory”.