welcome to our class
Warm-up
Look at the picture and tell me what kind of sports are they taking part in ?
MARATHON
What kind of sports are they taking part in ?
It is Boston Marathon
Do you know which competition it is?
Where is the Boston Marathon held?
in the USA
Today we will hear
Competitions
Unit 6
English 11
Listening
(Basic)
BOSTON MARATHON
listening
Before you listen
* Vocabulary
- race (n)
cuộc đua
- formally (adv)
chính thức
- female (adj)
nữ giới >< nam giới
- athletic (adj):
thuộc về điền kinh
- clock (v):
đạt được, ghi được ( thời gian)
- association (n):
hiệp hội
- McDermott
- Kuscsik
= officially:
>< male :
2. athletic [æθ`letik]
1. race [reis]
3. formally [fɔːməli ]
4. clock [klɔk]
5. association [ə,sousi`ei∫n]
Listen and repeat
6. McDermott
7. Kuscsik
listening
While you listen
2. While you listen
Task 1: Listen to the dialogue about the Boston Marathon and decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F)
1. The Boston Marathon is held every year in the USA.
2. It began in 1897.
3. John McDermott clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 10 seconds.
4. Women were officially allowed to participate in the race in 1957.
5. In 1984, 34 countries took part in the marathon.
6. According to the race’s rules, runners have to pass through the centre of Boston.
T
T
F
T
Pre-listening: T/F prediction
While-listening: T/F statements
F
F
50
1967
go through 13 towns and ends in the centre of Boston
Task 2: Listen, choose the best option A, B, C or D:

1. Where did John McDermott come from?
A. New York B. London C. Japan D. China
2. When did Kuscsik become the first official female champion?
A. in 1952 B. in 1962 C. in 1972 D. in 1992
3. How many women started and finished the race in 1972?
A. 8 B. 18 C. 80 D. 800
4. How many runners joined the Boston Marathon in 1994?
A. 1464 B. 6164 C. 4164 D. 4614
listening
After you listen
Match the years in column A with the events in column B
Game: Lucky Numbers?
1
3
2
5
6
4
When did the Boston Marathon begin?
In 1897
How often is the Boston
Marathon held?
Every year
Who was the first winner in the Boston Marathon in the USA?
John Mc Dermott
When did women
have right to participate
in the Boston races?
Not until 1967
How many runners
took part in the race
in 1984 ?
6164
A present for you
IV-POST-LISTENING
Work in groups to make a suitable interview
from the following situation
T: Who is she? Do you know anything about her?
She is an athlete champion. She lives in Hue.
She was a student of Hai Ba Trung school 2 years ago.
She has won a lot of gold medals.
Suggested ideas to interview
Her feeling when receiving the gold medal.
The person she first thinks of when getting the gold medal.
Her schedule
The reason why she chooses this sport
The number of medals she has got
Her dream / ambition
The time when she first took part in the race




Task 3: Listen again and fill in each blank the missing information.
Boston Marathon is held(1).................... in the USA. John Mc Dermott was the first man who won the first Boston Athletic (2) ................... Marathon in the USA. He came from (3).................. He (4) .............. 2 hours 50 minutes and 10 seconds. Kuscsick became the first official (5) ..............Champion. She won the race in (6)..............Each year more runners from every part of the world join in the race. Boston (7)............... is about 42 km. Runners have to go through (8) ............. towns during the race.
every year
Association
New York
clocked
female
1972
race
13
The Boston Marathon
1897
J. McDermott
Every year
The centre
of Boston
1967
In 1984,
34 countries
42 km , 13 towns
There were _____
runners joining
the Boston
marathon in 1984
The runners have
to pass through
____________
Kusscsik became
the first official
female champion in
____________
Woman were
officially
allowed to
participate
in the races in
____________

Boston Marathon
began in
_________
Boston Marathon
is held in
_________
6
3
5
4
1
2
The USA
1897
1957
1972
6164
The centre of Boston
listening
Homework

Retell your friends the main ideas of the Boston Marathon.
Prepare writing at home.
Home work
- Learn by heart new words.
- Name some famous runners in Vietnam.
- Prepare Unit 6: Writing
The End
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nguon VI OLET