The game, peculiarly associated with England, is cricket. Cricket is slow, and a ..., sitting in the afternoon sun after his lunch, may be excused for having a little sleep for half an hour. Cricket is making no progress in popularity
Association football or soccer is very popular. Nearly 40 million spectators each year… matches between the great professional teams.
They are organised by the Football …
The biggest… in England is the Cup Final played at the Empire Stadium, Wembley, in a London suburb.
Rugby football (or rugger) has existed in Britain since the beginning of the 19th century, when a teacher at Rugby school, while playing football, decided that it would be better to pick up the ... and run with it. Rugby football is played with an egg-shaped ball which may be carried and thrown.
The … of golf and tennis are popular too.
They are played by great... of people.
Golf is played in the countryside. It consists of driving a small ball towards and into ... separated by considerable distances, by means of special golf clubs. The aim is to 'go round' using as few strokes as possible.
There are many tennis clubs, but every town provides tennis … in public parks.
The world ... tennis matches are held at Wimbledon in London during June and July.
для контролю знань і залучення учнів
до активної роботи у класі та вдома