1. main idea of the text 2. some information about Beckhams success 3. qualities needed to be a top player 4. the way to find a talented player 5. the structure of the passage I.Read the passage and try to find the information related to the following aspects: Step 2 Reading
1.What does the passage mainly tell us? A. We must have some particular qualities when we are young. B. We should be trained from childhood if we want to succeed. C. We should have a suitable attitude to our career or amateur choice. D. Born talent leads to success. I. Choose the best answers:
2. In which order did the following things happen to David Beckham?. He was invited to join Manchester United as a trainee.. He was chosen to play for the Red Devils senior team.. He has become Englands most famous mid- field player and a world superstar.. He attended training sessions with a London club.. He and his players won the FA Youth Cup in 1992. A. B. C. D.
3. A top football player should have the following qualities except ______. D. having excellent ball control A. having good team spirit C. having mental strength B. once playing as an amateur footballer 4. How does a club find a talented player? A. By advertisement B. By watching matches C. From another club D. From middle schools
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II. Fill in the blanks according to the text: Beckhams success Attended training sessions as a schoolboy Joined Manchester United_____ at 16 Played for Manchester United in 1992 Made the red Number 7 famous ; became ________ and three hard A professional footballers ________ and three hard to be experienced _____ to be experienced He must be good, even outstanding. (no pay) _____ attend training sessions (no pay) play in junior team 16-18 play for youth team ________ receive ________, do cleaning ________ get ________ salary 18+ play in _____team be offered a full-time contract ________ ________ of the writer ________ It is________ to have a successful career in football
II. Fill in the blanks according to the text: Beckham success Attended training sessions as a schoolboy ________ Joined Manchester United ________ at 16 Played for Manchester United in 1992 Made the red Number 7 famous ; ________________ became ________________ ________ and three hard A professional footballers ________ and three hard ________ to be experienced good, even outstanding He must be good, even outstanding. (no pay) _____ attended training sessions (no pay) play in junior team play for youth team ___________, 16-18 receive ___________,do cleaning ________ get ________ salary 18+, play in _____team be offered a full-time contract ________ ________ of the writer ________________ It is ________________ to have a successful career in football as a trainee a world superstar qualities stages 16 football instruction small/low senior Idea /Opiniondifficult/ not easy
Step 3 Debate Football is a good career choice ? ForAgainst make money establish a reputation … fierce competition few can be successful …
Homework: 1. Write a short passage based on the debate on choosing football as a career 2. Do Wb reading at P. 268.
Step 4 Discussion: What would you like to do as your career in the future? And why?
Homework: 1. Write down the conclusion of your discussion. 2. Do Wb reading at P. 268.