General Listening Quiz
“World Cup Soccer”
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In what way(s) is the game of soccer similar and/or different from other individual or team sports?
“be bounced out” = be eliminated from
“Although there were high expectations from our team, they were quickly bounced out of the tournament.”
“roll over” = beat a team convincingly
“The championship team rolled over the competition with ease.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
What do you think are the three specific keys to becoming a good soccer player and a great soccer team?
Use the Internet to learn three things about the history of soccer around the world. Here are some possible questions:
- Where and when did the sport begin?
- What are the basic objectives and rules of the sport?
- How is the game different from sports such as American football and rugby?
- Which two or three players in the world have made a significant impact on the game?