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3 Can you name some occupations ? barber chef accountant adviser typist receptionist greengrocer astronaut actor architect butcher tailor carpenter clerk dentist dustman guide interpreter translator journalist lawyer model secretary boxer Can playing football be an occupation ?

4 Questions Football : A Good Career Choice ?

5 Discussion: Why is the title in a question form ? A.It indicates that the passage is about football as a career B.It suggests the writer has doubts about whether football is a good career choice. C. We can guess the question will be answered in the text. D. All of above

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7 :. (David Beckham) m 71kg 98/99 Englands most famous mid-field player and a world superstar

8 Fast reading Find out the main idea of the whole passage The whole passage mainly tells us _____. A.Football is a good career choice. B.It is easy to have a successful career in football. C.It is difficult to have a successful career in football. D.all persons have the same happy ending as David Beckham as footballers.

9 (Para 13) The success of David Beckham in the football career. ( Para 4) ( Para 5) ( Para 67) ( Para 8) The difference between football and other careers. The special qualities required by footballers. The programs set up for young footballers in both China and the UK. Football dreams dont often come true like David. Skimming : Find the main idea of each part by reading the first sentence of each paragraph and the conclusion.

10 Scanning part I (para1-3) 1.In which order did the following things happen to David Beckham ? a.He was invited to join Manchester United as a trainee. ( ) b. He was chosen to play for the Red Devils senior team. ( ) c. He has become Englands most famous mid-field player and world superstar. d. He attended training sessions with a London club. e. He and his players won the FA Youth Cup in ( ) A. b,a,e,d,c B. a,b,c,e,d C. e,d,b,a, c D. d,a, e, b, c

11 In which of the following sentences take off has the same meaning as in the second paragraph ? a.When I got to the airport, the plane had taken off. b.He took off his coat and went to bed as soon as he got home. c.When he saw the police coming he took off in the opposite direction. d.Sales of home computers have taken off in recent years. Explanation take off a. (of plane,helicopter etc)leave the ground and begin to fly b.leave hurriedly or suddenly, c. of an idea,a product,etc )suddenly become successful or popular; ( (of sales of a product )rise very quickly d. remove Explanation take off a. (of plane,helicopter etc)leave the ground and begin to fly b.leave hurriedly or suddenly, c. of an idea,a product,etc )suddenly become successful or popular; ( (of sales of a product )rise very quickly d. remove

12 Part II (para4) The text says that football is different from other careers. Why ? Because employers do not advertise that they have a vacant job in the newspapers or on the Internet. There are no application forms or interviews. instead the employersthe football clubsfind players with the right abilities and offer them employment.

13 The sentence in paragraph 5 …but it is not just what they do with their feet that counts. means._____ a.It is enough for footballers to have excellent skills of playing football. b.Top players must have excellent ball control. c.Top players must know how to use the space on the pitch. d.Besides excellent skills of playing football, footballers must also have good team spirit, a strong character, mental strength and a positive attitude. Part III (para 5)

14 Part IV (para 6-7) 1.How do employers find and employ players with the right abilities ? A.They advertise in the newspapers or on the Internet. B.Players have to fill in application forms and have interviews in order to be employed C. They themselves go to many football clubs or send scouts around the country to discover players with the right abilities. D. They ask schools and universities to find right players for them.

15 Explanation Spot n. mark or stain particular place or area on the spot 1) immediately 2) at the place where an event happened eg.1) He was hit by a falling tree and killed on the spot. 2) Vt.) pick out, recognize, discover, catch sight of eg. She spotted her friend in the crowd I cant spot the difference between them.

16 2. Who can become a youth trainee and join the club as paid member of staff ? A.A strong boy of 15 who is good at playing football B.A young man of 18 who has talent of playing football. C.A man of 35 who has excellent ball skills. D.A strong girl of 16 whose ball skills are just so-so.

17 3. Which of the following is wrong ? A.Football is different from most careers. B.Football is not a good career choice for all people. C.All trainees in the club can be offered a contract with a club and can become professional footballers. D. David Beckham made the red Number 7 shirt famous throughout the world.

18 analysing sentence …and this is where the clubs go to assess athletes and stars of the future. ( para 6 ) Compare the following sentences You are saying that everyone should be equal, and this is _____ I disagree. A. why B. where C. what D. how Mom, what did your doctor say? ---He advised me to live ____ the air is fresher. A. in where B. in which C. the place where D. where There are dirty marks on her trousers ___ she had wiped her hands. A. where B. which C. when D. that York, ____ last year, is a nice old city. A. that I visited B. which I visited C. where I visited D. in which I visited

19 ageWorking hours & payDuties &resposibilities Stage 1 attend club training sessions play in the junior team Stage 2 full time ( at college one day a week ) salary (low ) Stage <16 in the evening at weekends No salary receive football instruction play for the youth team clean the changing rooms, toilets and senior collegues boots play as a professional player full time salary depend on their performance and how many matches their team win Find the information from the text about the three stages of becoming a professional footballer

20 Part V ( para 8) What is Beckham famous for at present ? his haircuts and lifestyle as well as for scoring goals.

21 summary Dose the writer think football is a good career choice ? find evidence in the passage to support your answer Football is such a fiercely competitive occupation, that many players are not successful and have to leave the profession to find other careers. Davids story has a happy ending, but most children with the same wish will never have the opportunity to wear their favourite teams shirt.

22 Little David spent all his spare time k_______a ball, as he dreamt of being professional football player, wearing the red shirt and s________ goals in front of c_______fans.His career t______off when he was part of the Manchester Uniteds Youth Team that w___ the FA Youth Cup in Now he is a world superstar. E___ time David plays football he is watched by thousands of a________Becks fans. David a________ his aim, but more people failed to achieve their ambitions. football is different from most careers because employers do not advertise a v_____ job. Instead,football clubs go to assess athletes in some programmes.When they s____ young people with talent, they offer them employment.Youth trainees usually receive a low s_______, and do cleaning jobs as well.Only those o_____________ professional footballers like Beck play for a l______club, but many only play as a___________footballers. In a world, Football is a fiercely competitive o__________. icking coring heeringook on very doring ccomplished acant pot alaryutstanding mateur eading ccupation

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