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The 2010 Soccer World Cup -
Serbia


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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Playing in the World Cup Finals is amazing for Serbia. We only played our first international game in 2006, when we beat the Czech Republic 3-1. Four years later, we are going to South Africa. Our whole nation is so proud of our players. You can be sure all of Serbia will be a ghost town when we play. Everyone  will be in front of their TV. We have the nickname the White Eagles, even though our shirt is red. Maybe I will cry when I see our team run onto the pitch for the first time and hear our national anthem. We have some fantastic players. Everyone knows Nemanja Vidic. He plays at the heart of defence for Manchester United. He’s a big, big player for us. So too is our midfield maestro Dejan Stankovic. We also have a very strong attack. Marko Pantelic and Milan Jovanovic are as good as any strikers in the world.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

Playing in the World Cup Finals is amazing for Serbia. We ___________________ international game in 2006, when we beat the Czech Republic 3-1. Four years later, we are going to South Africa. Our ___________________ proud of our players. You can be sure all of Serbia will ___________________ when we play. Everyone  will be in front of their TV. We have the nickname the White Eagles, ___________________ shirt is red. Maybe I will cry when I see our team run onto the pitch for the first time and hear ___________________. We have some fantastic players. Everyone knows Nemanja Vidic. He plays ___________________ defence for Manchester United. He’s a big, big player for us. So too is ___________________ Dejan Stankovic. We also have a ___________________. Marko Pantelic and Milan Jovanovic ___________________ any strikers in the world.

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

Playing in the World Cup Finals is ginzmaa for Serbia. We only played our first international game in 2006, when we beat the Czech Republic 3-1. Four years later, we are going to South Africa. Our whole nation is so opurd of our players. You can be sure all of Serbia will be a oshtg town when we play. Everyone  will be in front of their TV. We have the miacknen the White Eagles, even though our shirt is red. Maybe I will cry when I see our team run onto the cthpi for the first time and hear our taanionl anthem. We have some ftctniasa players. Everyone knows mnaajNe Vidic. He plays at the eahtr of defence for Manchester United. He’s a big, big player for us. So too is our edmifldi maestro Dejan Stankovic. We also have a very strong attack. Marko Pantelic and Milan Jovanovic are as good as any kisrrtse in the world.



  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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  DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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  TEAM SERBIA SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about Serbia’s team in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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  WRITING

Write about Serbia’s team for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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  HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about Serbia’s team. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about Serbia. How will they do in the 2010 World Cup? Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. SERBIA POSTER Make a poster about Serbia’s team. Include profiles of the star players.  Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY SERBIA LESSON: Make your own English lesson on Serbia. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on Serbia. Share your findings with the class.

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