CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 2015-16

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May’s Sport Celebrity: “PELÉ”

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Complete name: Edson Arantes do Nascimento
  • Date of birth: October 23rd, 1940
  • Place of birth: Três Coraçöes, Brazil
  • Listed height: 1.73 m
  • He is rightfooted.
  • Nicknames: The King, O Rei, The Black Pearl, The King of Football.

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PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Started playing when he was a kid at a small club called Ameriquinha, at the city of Baurú, Brazil.
  • His first professional game was on September 7th, 1956. He was 16 years old.
  • He played for two different teams: the Santos FC of Brasil, and the New York Cosmos of the United States.
  • He also played 107 games with the Brazilian National Team.
  • His number was the nº 10.
  • He played 1.367 games, and scored 1.283 goals.
  • He played his last professional game on October 1st, 1977. He was 36 years old.

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CAREER AWARDS and STATISTICS

  • 3 x World Cup Championship (1958, 1962, 1970)
  • 2 x Libertadores Cup (1962, 1963)
  • 2 x Intercontinental Cup (1962, 1963)
  • 1 x Southamerican Recup (1969)
  • 1 x Intercontinental Recup (1968)
  • 10 x Campeonato Paulista
  • 5 x Taça Brasil
  • 1 x North American Soccer League (1977)
  • 1 x FIFA World Cup Best Player (1958)
  • 1 x FIFA World Cup Silver Ball (1970)
  • 1 x FIFA World Cup Silver Boot (1958)
  • 1 x FIFA World Cup Best Young Player (1958)
  • Named the Greatest Football Player of the 20th Century by the FIFA
  • Named Athlete of the 2oth Century by the International Olimpic Committee (1999)

Click on this link to watch Pelé playing football!!!

Fes clic en aquest link per veure Pelé jugant a futbol!!!
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5è – Task number 8

–> Copy and paste the two questions into an e-mail, find the answers in the blog and send them before next Friday, May 6th.

(copia i pega les dues preguntes en un correu electrònic, troba les respostes al blog i envia-les abans del pròxim divendres 6 de maig).
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1.- WHAT DOES IT MEAN? (Football Vocabulary – part I)

a) KICK-OFF = __________________         b) GOAL = __________________

c) YELLOW CARD = _______________       d) TIE = __________________

e) SHIN GUARD = __________________   f) REFEREE = __________________

g) PENALTY KICK = ________________   h) THROW-IN= __________________

i) FIELD = __________________                 j) CORNER KICK =________________

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2.- FIND THE ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ABOUT Mr. PELÉ: (May’s Sport Celebrity)

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a) When was Mr. Pelé born?

b) Where did he born?

c) Which is his complete name?

d) Write some of his nicknames:

e) How many World Cups did he win?

f) How many goals did he score during his professional career?

g) Which was his number?

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6è – Task number 8

–> Copy and paste the two questions into an e-mail, find the answers in the blog and send them before next Thursday, May 5th

(copia i pega les dues preguntes en un correu electrònic, troba les respostes al blog i envia-les abans del pròxim dijous 5 de maig).
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1.- WHAT DOES IT MEAN? (Football Vocabulary – part I)

a) KICK-OFF = __________________         b) GOAL = __________________

c) YELLOW CARD = _______________       d) TIE = __________________

e) SHIN GUARD = __________________   f) REFEREE = __________________

g) PENALTY KICK = ________________   h) THROW-IN= __________________

i) FIELD = __________________                 j) CORNER KICK =________________

k) GOALKEEPER = _________________   l) STRIKER = ____________________

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2.- FIND THE ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ABOUT Mr. PELÉ: (May’s Sport Celebrity)

a) When was Mr. Pelé born?

b) Where did he born?

c) Which is his complete name?

d) Write some of his nicknames:

e) How many World Cups did he win?

f) How many goals did he score during his professional career?

g) Which was his number?

h) How old was Mr. Pelé when retired from professional football?

i) How old was Mr. Pelé when played his first professional game?

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April’s Sport Celebrity: GEORGES “Babe” RUTH (baseball player)

PERSONAL INFORMATION 

  • His complete name was Georges Herman Ruth
  • He was born on February 6th, 1895
  • He died on August 16th, 1948
  • He was born at Baltimore, United States of America
  • He was  1.89 m tall.
  • He weighted  97 kg.
  • He studied at  Saint Mary’s High School, Baltimore
  • He was lefthanded.
  • Nicknames: Babe, The Bambino, The Sultan of Swat

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PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Started playing when he was 7 years old at ST. Mary’s High School, Baltimore.
  • His first professional game was on July 11th, 1914. He was 19 years old.
  • He played for three different teams: the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Braves.
  • His number was the nº 3.
  • He played his last game on May 30th, 1935.

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CAREER AWARDS

  • 2-time All-Star selection (1933, 1934)
  • 7-time World Series champion (1915, 1916, 1918, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932)
  • 1923 AL MVP
  • Had #3 retired by the New York Yankees in 1948
  • Member of Major League Baseball’s All Century Team
  • Voted Athlete of the Century by the Associated Press
  • ESPN Sports Century – #2 Athlete of the 20th Century
  • Named the Greatest baseball player of all time by The Sporting News
  • Named the Greatest baseball player of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated
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6è – Task number 7

–> Copy and paste the two questions into an e-mail, find the answers in the blog and send them before next Thursday, April 6th.

(copia i pega les dues preguntes en un correu electrònic, troba les respostes al blog i envia-les abans del pròxim dijous 6 d’abril).
 
 
 1.- HOW DO YOU SAY IN CATALAN…? (Baseball Vocabulary I)
 

+ CATCHER =   _____________              + STRIKE =  _____________

+ BATTER= _____________                    + RUN = _____________

+ MOUND =  _____________                   + FAIR BALL = _____________     

+ RUNNER = _____________                  + SAFE = _____________

+ OUT=  _____________                           + PITCHER = _____________  

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2.- Complete the sentences and answer the questions about Mr. George “Babe” Ruth. (April’s Sport Celebrity)

a) When was Mr. Ruth born? …………………………………………………………………………………………….

b) Where was he born? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………

c) Was he lefthanded or righthanded? ……………………………………………………………………………….

d) When did he die? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

e) He …………………….. for three different teams: ………………………………………………………………….

f) He started playing when he was ………………………………………………………………………………………

g) His ………………………………… was the 3.

h) Some of his nicknames were: ………………………………………………………………………….………………

i) How many World Series Championships did he win? ……………………………………………………….

j) How old was Mr. Ruth when played his first professional baseball game? ………………………..

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

k) When did he play his last professional baseball game? ……………………………………………………



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5è – Task number 7

–> Copy and paste the two questions into an e-mail, find the answers in the blog and send them before next Friday, April 7th.

(copia i pega les dues preguntes en un correu electrònic, troba les respostes al blog i envia-les abans del pròxim divendres 7 d’abril).
 
 1.- HOW DO YOU SAY IN CATALAN…? (Baseball Vocabulary I)
 

+ CATCHER =   _____________              + STRIKE =  _____________

+ BATTER= _____________                    + RUN = _____________

+ MOUND =  _____________                   + FAIR BALL = _____________     

+ RUNNER = _____________                  + SAFE = _____________

+ OUT=  _____________                           + PITCHER = _____________  

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2.- Complete the sentences and answer the questions about Mr. George “Babe” Ruth. (April’s Sport Celebrity)

a) When was Mr. Ruth born? …………………………………………………………………………………………….

b) Where was he born? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………

c) Was he lefthanded or righthanded? ……………………………………………………………………………….

d) When did he die? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

e) He …………………….. for three different teams: ………………………………………………………………….

f) He started playing when he was ………………………………………………………………………………………

g) His ………………………………… was the 3.

h) Some of his nicknames were: ………………………………………………………………………….………………

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April’s Sport Celebrity: CARL LEWIS

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • He was born on July 1st, 1961.
  • He was born in Birmingham, United States.
  • He is 1.91 m. tall.
  • He weighs 81 kg.
  • He studied at the Willingboro High School.
  • He also studied at the University of Houston, Texas.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • He started competing in athletics when was very young, at the age of 13.
  • He began competing in the long jump
  • He participated in four Olimpic Games: Los Angeles ’84, Seoul ’88, Barcelona ’92 and Atlanta ’96.
  • He participated in four World Championships: Helsinki ’83, Rome ’87, Tokyo ’91 and Sttutgart ’93.

CAREER AWARDS

  • 9 Olimpic Games Gold Medals
  • 1 Olimpic Games Silver Medal
  • 8 World Championships Gold Medals
  • 1 World Championships Silver Medal
  • 1 World Championships Bronze Medal
  • 2 Pan American Games Gold Medals
  • 1 Pan American Games Bronze Medal
  • 3 Goodwill Games Gold Medals
  • 1 Goodwill Games Silver Medal
  • 1 Goodwill Games Bronze Medal
  • In 1999 was voted “Sportsman of the Century” by the International Olympic Committee.
  • Elected “World Athlete of the Century” by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
  • Named “Olympian of the Century” by Sports Illustrated.

PERSONAL BEST MARKS

  • 100 m: 9.86 s (August 1991, Tokyo)
  • 200 m: 19.75 s (June 1983, Indianapolis)
  • Long jump: 8.87 m (29 ft 1¼ in) 1991, w 8.91 m (29 ft 2¾ in) 1991 (both in Tokyo)
  • 4 × 100 m relay: 37.40 s (United States – August 1992, Barcelona)
  • 4 × 200 m relay: 1:18.68 min (Santa Monica Track Club – 1994)

Click on this link to watch amazing images of Carl Lewis in action!

Fes clic en l’enllaç per veure imatges increibles de Carl Lewis en acció!
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