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Oxford Bookworms Factfiles: The Beautiful Game: Level 2: 700-Word Vocabulary
     

Oxford Bookworms Factfiles: The Beautiful Game: Level 2: 700-Word Vocabulary

by Steve Flinders
 

Some call it football, some call it soccer, and to others it's the beautiful game'. By any name, it's a sport with some fascinating stories. There is murder in Colombia, and a game that lasts for two days where many players never see the ball. There's the French writer who learnt lessons about life from playing football, and the women players who had to leave the

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Some call it football, some call it soccer, and to others it's the beautiful game'. By any name, it's a sport with some fascinating stories. There is murder in Colombia, and a game that lasts for two days where many players never see the ball. There's the French writer who learnt lessons about life from playing football, and the women players who had to leave the club grounds because 'Women's football isn't nice'.

The cups, the leagues, the World Cup finals, the stars, the rules - they're all a part of the world's favourite sport, the beautiful game. (Word count 7,015)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780194236355
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/23/2009
Series:
Oxford Bookworms Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
980L (what's this?)

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