#6. The First Match

icon
Published: 4.18.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:30
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E02]

Richmond plays their first match with Ted as manager.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • the pitch [n] - the playing field for football
  • a phenom [n] - a person who is very very talented or admired
  • pinch [v] - squeeze between your fingers [image]
  • earlobes [n] - the bottom of your ear [image]
  • fondness [n] - liking, admiration
  • imperialism [n] - extending a country's power through military force or diplomacy
  • fellas [n] - guys
  • Chin Chin [n] - a Nigerian snack [image]
  • army men [n] - a children's toy [image]
  • a wanker [n] - a loser (a man who masturbates a lot)
  • fruity language [n] - bad language, cursing
  • Let's give it a shot. [exp] - Let's try.
  • inauspicious [adj] - unsuccessful, not likely to have a good future
  • an era [n] - period of time
  • disjointed [adj] - without connection or teamwork
  • uninspired [adj] - without energy or passion
  • miserable old pricks [exp] - angry old men
  • a consolation goal [n] - A goal scored by the losing team near the end of a game that has no effect on the game
  • injury time [n] - extra playing time allowed by a referee at the end of the game
  • a left foot cross [exp] - kicking the ball high into the box with your left foot
  • the sky's the limit [exp] - you have no limit, limitless potential
  • a heck of a goal [exp] - a very skilled and impressive score
  • livid [adj] - very angry
  • a lad [n] - a boy

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


triangle Background


picture picture picture picture
Ted Lasso Jamie Roy Sam
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach.
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).
  • Richmond is about to play their first game with Ted as the manager.
  • Sam (from Nigeria) has been playing poorly lately.
  • It is Sam's birthday.

triangle Questions


  1. What is Coach Beard worried about?
    Ted is unprepared.
    The crowd will be rude.
    Sam has been playing poorly.
    Crystal Palace is a fast team.

  2. What is Chin Chin?
    The name of Sam's father.
    A type of Nigerian snack food
    Sam's way of saying thank you

  3. Why did Sam's father used to pinch his earlobes?
    To make him listen carefully
    To punish him when he was rude
    To give him good luck.

  4. Why doesn't Sam want to keep the toy army man?
    He is too old to play with toys.
    It represents American imperialism.
    He is frustrated with Ted as his coach.

  5. What is the final score of the game.
    Four, nil Richmond
    Four, one Crystal Palace
    Nil, nil draw
    Four, one Richmond

  6. Who do the announcers thing played well?
    Sam
    Roy
    Jamie

  7. Why is Jamie upset?
    They lost the game.
    Sam played poorly.
    He only scored one goal.
    The announcers didn't mention him.

  8. What does Ted say to Jamie?
    He has forgotten that he is part of a team.
    He needs to pass more and shoot less.
    He uses his right foot too much.
    He doesn't work hard enough.
    His goal was impressive.
    He is a great athlete.

  9. What does Ted want Jamie to do?
    Be a better teammate
    Work on his left foot cross
    Be nicer to Sam
    Practice harder

  10. Why is Roy upset?
    They lost the game.
    Nate broke a window.
    He didn't score a goal.
    The announcers didn't mention him.


triangle Summary icon




To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.

To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.


To see a full sample activity, check out F.12 She has a fever .



triangle Listen & Repeat icon




To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.

To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.


To see a full sample activity, check out F.12 She has a fever .



triangle Discussion icon




To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.

To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.


To see a full sample activity, check out Manny's Online Date .



triangle Script icon




To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.

To see all of this activity, you can log in or sign up for free.


To see a full sample activity, check out Manny's Online Date .




image
image
The Suggestion Box
image
Nate's New Play
image