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It is World Cup fever time! Use the built in motivation that comes with it - to teach your students English!  

Here are many resources you can use. 

See our World Cup flashcards (printable) on Quizlet. Also others in our group about soccer. Students can also use and test / play there.

Lots of resources available. See FIFA's website but also Larry Ferlazzo's list of best websites with World Cup resources.    This site offers a quality list of resources too.

I'll be posting resources here too! See this nifty Project World Cup. Students work in groups to collect info about the country , their team and history. then present to the class. Get a great schedule for the World Cup HERE.

Here is a nice ppt (attached) of all the countries in the forthcoming world cup. Test your student's knowledge!  Also, this presentation is a nice interactive summary of all the rules.

You might also try the even bigger Flags of the World presentation.
See these resources to teach about the country of Russia. 

Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0
With the soccer field, you might play Whiteboard Soccer.  It really inspires them during the heightened time of World Cup.  This is a kind of online version.

What do you have to share and "teach" using this great event?

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Here is a powerpoint I made about the countries Korea plays in the World Cup.

I also adapted a worksheet I found to use for a group activity.

My students didn't have enough time to fill out the work sheet and give presentations, so I'm planning on saving presentations for a second class and combining it with a World Cup quiz game.
I'd like to include this powerpoint which is a FULL history of the World Cup since 1930. Lots of info. that could be useful.....
Thanks Rachel, I used your quiz and played whiteboard soccer and the class loved it.

Two things to note though:

As, I think, with the original BAAM a few of the numbers link to the same questions and the questions only work once. Sorry not sure which ones.

Also New Zealanders, and I'm 99% sure Australians too, call football soccer as Americans do. While New Zealanders and Australians generally follow British English this is one of the exceptions. In New Zealand (where I'm from) football means rugby thus we call soccer soccer.

Once again fantastic quiz. Will use again today.


Sorry to be that guy that points out errors, again, but question 20 " _______ is the only country to have hosted the World Cup TWO times?" is incorrect. Answers: A) The UK, B) Italy C) Mexico (Mexico is the answer) . Several countries have hosted it more than once from the stats I have seen. Mexico is just one of the countires. Italy would also be a correct answer for example.



PS: I didn't see all the posts so my comments are based on the first version of the quiz, but the above is still the case.
Hey, I appreciate the corrections. I talked to an Australian last night and realized that they say soccer there and thought "ooops!" Thanks for the Mexico correction, too. "Four countries - Mexico, Italy, France and Germany - have hosted it twice"
I have a general question for all you English speakers out there. Does anyone outside of the UK and Ireland say "football" when referring to what Americans, Australians, and New Zealanders call "soccer" ? Thanks!~
A World Class, World Cup BAAM game from member "Dodgy Al".

BAAM is a great game and this one takes the cake!
all spanish speaking nations "futbol"
Even the Irish refer to football as soccer. When they say football they are referring to gaelic football.

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