Oxford Bookworms Factfiles, New Edition: Level 2 (700 headwords) Beautiful Game

Paperback | January 25, 2009

bySteve Flinders

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'Factfiles' are a sub-series of 'Bookworms' with a non-fiction angle providing factual information for students on a wide variety of themes. Exercises at the back of each book check students' understanding of the text and provide ideas for activities and project work.Some call it football, some call it soccer, and to others it's 'the beautiful game'. By any name, it's a sport with some fascinating stories. There is murder in Colombia, and a game that lasts for two days where many players never see the ball. There's the French writer who learnt lessons about lifefrom playing football, and the women players who had to leave the club grounds because 'Women's football isn't nice'.The cups, the leagues, the World Cup finals, the stars, the rules - they're all a part of the world's favourite sport, the beautiful game.

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'Factfiles' are a sub-series of 'Bookworms' with a non-fiction angle providing factual information for students on a wide variety of themes. Exercises at the back of each book check students' understanding of the text and provide ideas for activities and project work.Some call it football, some call it soccer, and to others it's 'the b...

Steve Flinders was a teacher in London, Sweden and Oxford. He has written several books for learners of Business English and four titles in the Oxford Bookworm Factfiles series.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.5 × 5.08 × 0.12 inPublished:January 25, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194236358

ISBN - 13:9780194236355

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Introduction1. The beautiful game2. What kind of football?3. Playing the game4. The story of football5. We won the cup6. Women's football7. Stars of football8. The business of football9. The dark side of football10. Football today and tommorowGlossaryActivities: Before ReadingActivities: While ReadingActivities: After ReadingAbout the AuthorAbout the Bookworms Library