The Reading / Listening - Level 0

A football team in England have had a fairytale win. Leicester City won the Premier League for the first time in their 132-year history. They beat many big teams. It may be the greatest win in sports history. Leicester changed their style of play and got new players. They became almost unbeatable. Their fans went crazy.



No one gave Leicester a chance of winning the League. They were 5,000-1 against winning the title. If you had put a $1 bet on them, you could now get $5,000. Leicester's team cost less than just one star in the top teams. Two Leicester players won awards in England. Leicester's manager may also be world coach of the year.

Try the same news story at these levels:

    Level 1 Level 2   or  Level 3

Sources
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/03/sports/soccer/leicester-city-clinches-premier-league-title.html?_r=0
  • http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/05/02/476498542/longshot-leicester-city-win-english-premiere-league-title
  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/05/03/leicester-citys-astounding-premier-league-win-a-huge-loss-for-british-bookmakers/


Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)



Phrase Matching

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Listening — Listen and fill in the gaps

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Student survey

Write five GOOD questions about this topic in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper. When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

(Please look at page 12 of the PDF to see a photocopiable example of this activity.)

Discussion — Write your own questions

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Free writing

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Answers

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