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Personal profile Name : David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE Date of birth: 02 May 1975 Birthplace: Leytonstone London Nationality: English Height : 180cm.

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4 Personal profile Name : David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE Date of birth: 02 May 1975 Birthplace: Leytonstone London Nationality: English Height : 180cm Weight: 67kg Eyes : Green Hair: Brown Position: Midfield

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6 Lead-in: 1.Do you like sports? Which sport do you like most? 2. Do you think it will be a good career choice for you? why or why not?

7 Unit 16 reading Football : A good career choice?

8 Part one: fast reading analyze the structure of the test and match them. Para1-3 Para4 Para5 Para6-7 para8 The special qualities required by footballers. The programs set up for young footballers in both China and the UK. The success of David Beckham in the football career. The difference between football and other careers. Football dreams dont often come true like David.

9 Read the introduction, the first sentence of each paragraph and the conclusion. Answer the following questions: 1.Does the writer think it is easy or difficult to have a successful career in football? 2. What is this passage mainly about? The text tells us the story of David Beckham and what is needed for a football career, from which the writer shows that it is difficult to become a successful football player. difficult

10 Carefully reading part one:para1-3 Which of the following is true? A. Little David disliked football because he was crazy. B. David Beckham is famous as a front-field player. C. David became known when he was in middle school. D. David always wears the red No. 7 shirt. What was Davids dream when he was still a child? He dreamt of being a professional footballer, playing for Manchester United,wearing the red shirt and scoring goals at the …in front of…

11 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 England s 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 d a ebc Key:

12 What are the differences between football and other careers? Employers don t advertise that they have a vacant job in the newspapers or on the internet. There are no application forms or interviews. Employers find players with the right abilities and offer them employment with the clubs. Para.4

13 What are the special qualities required by footballers? Talent Have excellent ball control and understand how to use the space on the pitch. Have good team spirit, a strong character, mental strength and a positive attitude. Para.5

14 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.

15 It is not what you say but what you do that ______. A. influence B important C counts D take effect count vi

16 In the UK the clubs send scouts around the country to discover boys and girls. When they young people with talent, they invite them to train with the club. If the players are sixteen, they still go to school but club training session and play in the junior team. Those that are good enough then become at the age of sixteen and join the club as a member of staff. During this time they receive football instruction and play for the youth team. The is low and the trainers also go to college one day a week. After two years, are good enough to go on to the next stage. These lucky ones are offered a with club and their life as a professional_______ begins. the success of their career and how much they earn their performance and how many their team wins. ` talented spot under take part in in the evening at weekends youth trainers paid salary only a few trainers contract footballer From this point on depend on matches Read para 6&7 and then fill in the blanks below:

17 How does a club find a talented player? A.By advertisement B. By watching matches C. From another club D. From middle school The job of a football scout is to ______. A. train young footballers B. take care of the football field. C. search for talented young players D. choose the team Para.6 Para.6

18 Who can become a youth trainee and join the club as a paid member of staff ? A. a strong boy of 15 who is good at playing football. B. a young man of 16 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 Para.6

19 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. Para.7

20 True or False: 1. It was in 1992 that Davids career took off. 2. Employers need to advertise for football players in the newspapers or on the Internet when they have a vacant job. 3. Every footballer needs to have good team spirit,a strong character,mental strength and a positive attitude. 4. The players under sixteen have to take part in club training sessions all days long. 5. Youth trainees in UK football club usually have high salary. 6. When the trainees are offered a contract with a club, their life as a professional footballer begins. T F T F F T

21 You are very fond of football or basket-ball. Can you become a star in the future according to the text? Discussion: A. Certainly not B. Yes C. No D. Not sure. Homework: Read the passage carefully and preview integrating skills

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