Text 1a) is an extract from a short story named "The Test", written by Njabulo Ndebele (1983). It is about a young boy called Thoba and its passion for playing street football with his friends, before he heads home. Text 1b) is a newspaper article (sports report) from the New York Times (2005) which...
A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat
This extract comes from a book which was written as a spin-off from Emma
Levine’s television series about strange and unusual sports. It is a travelogue
(a book which describes travel in a foreign country) in which she describes
these sports, the...
symbolism. These three devices help Updike convey his perspective on baseball and convince that though it can be serious and extremely competitive, the sport is meant to be a fun experience for both it’s players and fans.
The metaphors used throughout Updike’s writing help develop a common attitude toward...
Purpose: Travel writing, to inform the reader of unknown tradition and concepts and introducing various issues. Levine chooses to explore this using sports and other traditional forms of entertainment.
Audience: Emma Levine does not specify her targeted audience although she hopes to appeal to travelers...
Reforming Egypt in 140 Characters? 56 DAVID CRYSTAL, 2B or Not 2B? 58 ROZ CHAST, The I.M.s of Romeo and Juliet 60 TOM BISSELL, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter 62 JASON ZINSER, The Good, the Bad, and The Daily Show 65 GERALD GRAFF, Hidden Intellectualism 67 16 IS FAST FOOD THE NEW TOBACCO? 70 DAVID ZINCZENKO...
grammar and vocabulary to suit the audience and context.
• Present a short speech on a familiar topic fluently and in a way that engages the audience.
• Follow or give oral instructions for directions, for example, for a game, recipe or learning activity.
• Work in groups, brainstorm and conferencing...
are true or false. Find the lines in the text that support your answer.
1. In fact, such sports as lacrosse, field hockey, bowling and horse racing were invented by the American Indians.
2. Many different sports were developed in Britain in the 19th century.
3. The headquarters of golf is located...
December 31, 1989. The population of the United States was roughly 226,546,000, salaries averaged about 15,500 a year, and a BMW was only $12,00. Video games, aerobics, minivans, VCRs, and talk shows became important aspects of the daily life. The symbol of the decade was the “yuppie”: a baby boomer with...
Write a couple of paragraphs to support/oppose on “Village Life is better than the City Life.” [ Paragraph 2 ]
People live in a village as well as in cities. The people who live in city have city life. The people who live in villages have village life. Village life is better than the city lives. People...
Importance of Education in Society
I feel that education is a necessity; many people use it as a tool for reaching a specific target or personal mark. Nonetheless, the importance of education in society is indispensable and cohering...
Do video games cause violent or anti-social behavior? Or, do they contribute to childhood obesity? These are some of the irrational questions that a lot of people accusingly ask about various video game systems and their loyal players. People have felt this way since video games...
Many doctors and physicians warn that the more a person takes these drugs, the worse people will end up when they reach their senior years.
In most sports, the people that become greater, or have better ability, train, lift weights, therefore, becoming bigger, faster, and stronger. For a growing number...
This newsletter, published in the Local Sports Club News at the beginning of the new season, is written by a coach, who points out the bad behavior of some spectators in the previous season and urges the readers who read the newsletter that they should be good parents to teach their children good sportsmanship...
write a Sports Article
1. Have a strong lead. Like any article, you want to start your sports article out with a strong lead, one that encapsulates the available information on "who, what, where, when, why and how." Look at sports articles in almost any paper to see how they introduce the game or event...
SPORT IN OUR LIFE
That sport is important can be summed up by the statements attributed to people as different as the French philosopher Camus, who remarked ‘all that I know most surely in the long run about morality and obligations to men, I owe to football’ (Allison 1998:714) and to Bill Shankly,...
In sport, it is the taking part that counts. Discuss.
|Introduction |Anecdote- My experience in a Gaelic football final when I was in school. The build up, the preparation, the |
| |excitement, the sense of belonging, the atmosphere on the day. So close and...
1. TABLE OF CONTENTS
32. ANTIQUE OLYMPIC GAMES �
53. OLYMPIC SPORTS �
53.1. SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS �
53.2. WINTER OLYMPIC SPORTS �
63.3. CURRENT SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS �
63.4. SPORTS PRESENTATION �
74. SLOVENIAN ACHIEVEMENTS ON THE OLYMPIC GAMES �
84.1. THE OLYMPIC COMITEE OF SLOVENIA �
the questions by circling a, b, c or d.
Most students have started this new academic year with a decision to study harder.
Now, science can help them achieve their goal. Recent discoveries in brain research
point to better ways to learn.
How does the brain save information?...
stores, corner shops or even convenient shop in petrol stations over UK. A report from Independent indicates that the growth of market for energy and sports drinks has increased b nearly 20 per cent from 2009 and it is anticipated to reach £1.1 billion market value per year and there has been 209 new energy...
story (narrative of actions)
c. Speech or quote story
a. Routine story
b. Police reports
c. Science news
d. Development communication
e. Sports news
a. Straight news
b. News feature
b.1 Single-feature structure
b.2 Several-feature structure
F. Advanced news
You will find that competing through out life is something everyone experience. Sports are the most popular in society when it comes to competing. This is believable because when you play most sports, you play to win. In order to win you have to work hard, winners never quit and quitters never...
biological and cognitive drives that an eight year old experiences. In this short essay I will share what an eight year old uses biologically, cognitively and psychologically in a real life soccer game.
In this first paragraph I would like to talk about physical and biological changes. During the middle...
PRODUCT / SERVICE
3 Mudah, Meriah &Maju or as a short form of 3M’s is a an event management company which is establish in October 2013. The company plans to organize a Dodgeball tournament between the students...
The Purpose and Importance of Health Related Fitness
Health related fitness includes of Strength, aerobic endurance,
muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition.
The purpose and ability of health related fitness is it gives the
ability to carry out everyday activities it also helps...
or mental struggle, though these are not encouraged, would make news. These range from wars, rebellion, crimes, chaos, duel, or fist fight, and from games, competitions and even writing contests. As the various elements or criteria overlap, one event may have two or more elements portrayed as in a “word...
and the thesis
2. Reasons. It is usually a good idea to spend one paragraph for each reason. Two or three reasons are typical.
3. Refutation. Depending on the points the writer wants to make, one or two paragraphs are typical.
• OUTLINE of an ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY
10. _____ Enfeebled
11. _____ Inure
12. _____ Inveigle
13. _____ Tacit
14. _____ Idiosyncratic
15. _____ Sultriness
a) the one game Finny despised
b) peculiar; eccentric
c) a talented athlete and leader
d) narrator of the novel
e) humidity; heat
How to write your 5
What are you going
to write about?
This is not a creative writing
assignment-it is intended to
introduce you to a structured
method of writing that uses
source material, (facts, statistics,
and quotes) to support...
national championships to the latest controversies over the Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, college football fans have had to go through what no other sports fans have had to endure. The answer is simple: scratch the BCS and add a small playoff system to the original bowl system.
The BCS (Bowl Championship...
a Woman’s Eyes
In 1972 US legislation revolutionized Women’s sports forever with the institution of Title IX. It has never been a complicated law it simply is in place to keep things fair for both genders. Growing up playing sports I always was aware of Title IX however, I never put myself in a...