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FC: My Scrapbook of OLYMPIC SPORTS! | GO TEAM! | Gabriela Mistral Institute Bucaramanga Grade: 11th QUIDAM12


2: Your objective is to be able of getting familiar and applying the Olympic Sports vocabulary in a conversation on Skype.

4: Instructions 1. Listen to the text carefully!! 2. Work with a classmate on Skype and guess the meaning of the unfamiliar vocabulary. 3. Make a glossary with the above words: 4.1. Get the list in your English notebook. 4.2. Order the words alphabetically. 4.3. Find the meanings.

5: 5. Answer the reading Comprehension part. 6. Prepare a 2 minute conversation on Skype including at least 3 Olympic sports and 3 technical words for each topic. 7. Post the glossary and the conversation content on our facebook page. Due Date: August 15th/12 until midnight.

6: Dear PROM Quidam12, I invite you to learn some vocabulary of OLympic Sports! | Psssssss.. 1. How much do you know about London Olympic Games 2012? (place,dates, articipants, mascots, song, sports, Colombia participation, etc)

7: Additional Resources: If you want to learn more about other Olympic sports visit this website: This dictionary online could be very useful.

8: A race on lightweight bicycles with low handlebars, conducted for specified distances or against time on a dirt or board track or over public roads between cities. retrieved on: | CYCLING

9: Gold medallist Marianne Vos of Netherlands poses with the gold medal in the Victory Ceremony after the women's Cycling Road Race on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Retreived from:

10: DIVING AT OLYMPICS 2012 | Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, sometimes while performing acrobatics. retrieved from:

11: Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao from China pose with their gold medals on the podium of the women's synchronized 10m platform diving event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 31, 2012 in London Retrieved from:

12: HANDBALL AT LONDON | HANDBALL is a team sport similar to football (soccer). Two teams of 7 players each (six players and a goalkeeper) pass and bounce a ball using the hands, trying to throw it into the goal of the other team.

13: GYMNASTICS | Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and balance. retrieved from:

14: Mingjuan Wang of China celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women's 48kg Group A weightlifting on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Retrieved from: | WEIGHTLIFTING

15: FENCING | Fencing is a family of combat sports using bladed weapons. It is usually practised with the help of a sword or mini-blade. retrieved from:

16: READING COMPREHENSION | 1. How many sports are mentioned in the reading? 2. What is the purpose of the text? 3. What can a reader find out from the text? 4. Which women won Olympic medals? why? 5. What are the particular characteristics of each sport? For example. Diving: sport of performing acrobatics from a platform. 6. Share you answers with a classmate

19: Dear PROM12, Do exercise regularly to keep you fit and healthy. By, Aura Janneth Hernandez

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  • Title: Sports
  • My book contains a nice activity for my eleventh graders students about the special features of some Olympic sports.
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