The Rugby World Cup, taking place in Japan 20 September to 2 November is always a good opportunity to review English-speaking countries, since most of the leading teams are from Commonwealth nations. This A2/A2+ level article and audio dialogue can be can also be tied in to a unit reviewing hobbies, or used in conjunction with Shine Bright 2de File 9 "Go Kiwis", File 13 "Running for Africa" (South Africa's team spirit), or as a differentiation activity with Shine Bright 1re File 12 "Peoples of Oceania".
Vocabulary and structures
- countries (many of the Commonwealth of Nations)
- numbers and dates
- the passive
- the preterite
- the origins of rugby"
- final “s”
- the various sounds for “i”
- syllable stress
USA Rugby/Travis Prior
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Rugby World Cup A2-A2+ Video-projectable Article
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Rugby World Cup A2-A2+ Pupil Worksheet
General Reading Comprehension Grid
Rugby World Cup A2-A2+ Teacher's Notes
Tag(s) : "audio" "Commonwealth nations" "rugby" "rules" "sport"