Presentation on theme: "SPORT Matthew Souter. Speaking examination practice Describe a sportsperson who you admire. You should say who the person is and what sport he or she."— Presentation transcript:
Speaking examination practice Describe a sportsperson who you admire. You should say who the person is and what sport he or she participates in what his or her achievements are what difficulties he or she has overcome and how he or she compares to other famous sportspeople.
Mike Tyson Nickname: Iron Mike Sport: boxing Achievements: undisputed heavy weight champion (won the WBA, WBC and IBF titles) won his first 19 professional fights by knockout Difficulties: convicted of rape, sent to prison (started boxing again after 3 years) bit Evander Holyfields ear knocked out by Lennox Lewis in 2002 Compare: Muhammad Ali, Klitschko brothers
Steven Gerrard Sport: football Achievements: captain of Liverpool and England two FA Cup wins, two League Cup wins, a UEFA Cup win and a UEFA Champions League win won UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2005 and PFA Player of the Year in 2006 Difficulties: hasnt played well for England Compare: Messi, Ronaldo, great Liverpool player of the past
Roger Federer Sport: tennis Achievements: won 16 Grand Slam singles titles (including the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open) ranked number 1 in the world for 237 consecutive weeks won an Olympic gold medal Difficulties: rivalry with Nadal and Roddick Compare: Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal