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Students watch the video clip and answer questions about comparison words, video main ideas, idioms, and personal experiences.
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BBC item about soccer in America. The host, an American girl in Great Britain tries to explain the differences between football and American football. Furthermore she explains the importance of American Football for the economy.
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4 minutes 6 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
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Grammar topic
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
America loves Downton Abbey and Harry Potter,not soccer.
2. Choose the correct options.
Who wrote down the first rules of soccer?
The British Government.
Some men in a bar in England.
English, Dutch and French men.
3. Choose the correct options.
What does "took the US by storm" mean here?
The book was popular everywhere in the U.S.
The book made people angry with soccer.
The book was about a thunderstorm.
4. Guess the end.
Do you remember seeing any ads during a sports game? What was the advertisement selling?
5. Choose the correct options.
What is a benefit of the huge amount of breaks during a game of American Football?
The breaks help with commercial programming.
The breaks help with a big halftime show.
The breaks make the games shorter for fans to watch.
The breaks make the games less successful.
6. Choose the correct options.
Choose the best TWO words to fill in the blanks: Football players are _____ than soccer players, on ____.
smaller; average
small; total
big; total
bigger; average
7. Choose the correct options.
Why did soccer become more popular in the USA?
Because Obama was a fan.
Because it was shown in a spaceship
Because the American men's national soccer team played in the World Cup championship.
8. Fill the gap.
The teamfailed to qualify for the World Cup.
9. Choose the correct options.
What does a "golden opportunity" mean here?
The chance to play soccer is one that will make a person very rich.
The chance to host the World Cup is an excellent one that should not be missed.
The chance to host the World Cup requires a lot of luck.
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