Wednesday, June 9, 2010

World Cup 2010

The World Cup of football is here. Some people have been waiting for four years for this to happen. The time has come.



Countries from all over the world have qualified for the World Cup finals in South Africa. Some of the favorites; Spain, Brazil, Argentina and England have found their places in the finals. There are also some of football's smaller nations including North Korea and New Zealand. All of them will play for the title of World Champions.

Interactive Map

All the teams have been split into 8 groups of 4. All group members will play each other. The top 2 teams from each group will go through to the knockout stage.



Here is a really cool calendar for the games.

One of the best things about the World Cup is the different fans from all over the world. Fans dress in the colours of their country's football team, paint their faces, sing and play music to encourage their teams to victory.



Here are some great activities based on the World Cup to help you study English.

Vocabulary

Numbers

Teams

Bingo

A big thank you to esolcourses.com

Who do you think will win?

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