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Toss the caber!
P.51-52

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Ajouter

Ajouter

Terminer

Terminer

Mission 2


Toss the caber!




Did you know?

1. Does Haggis not contain , or
2. Are the ingredients mixed inside , or
3. Is blood pudding , or ?
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The rules of the game

1
Label the drawing with words from the "rules" paragraph.

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a
b
c
d
e

Rope

Team lines

Team

Players

Referee


2
Match the word to its definition. 
Do not confuse these words:
Aim /eɪm/: intention, purpose (not a physical object) objective.
Target /ˈtɑːgɪt/: a physical object or area that you wish to attain target.


  • Aim
  • Equipment
  • Rules
The objective you have to accomplish to win the game.
Instructions and guidelines to play fairly.
The things you need for the game.


3
Fill in the table with the Tug of war rules.

Must ✅ Mustn't ❌
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Tossing the caber

1
Listen and fill in this information sheet on the equipment required for the caber toss.

Tossing the caber

For the caber toss, you need… a caber!

A caber is a .
Length: feet → metres.
Weight: pounds → kilograms.

2
Referring to the picture, drag and drop the elements in the correct order.

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  • The thrower stops and tosses the caber up into the air.
  • The thrower stands the trunk up on one end.
  • The thrower runs a short distance with the caber.
  • The caber flips before it lands.
  • The thrower hold the caber near the bottom.


3
Transform these sentences to bring them in line with the caber toss rules.

a) The trunk is 25 feet long and weighs 80 pounds. ➝ .
b) The thrower throws the trunk and runs. ➝ .
c) The caber lands without flipping. ➝ .

4
Explain the rules to your friend.
💡 Tip: Use these keywords: first, then, next, after that, finally.
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Highland sports

1
Complete these phrases to create captions for each image.

Graphique lié à l'exercice 6

Gordon Castle Highland Games, Fochabers, Moray, Scotland, May 2014.

  • bottom
  • around
  • straight
  • over
a) Turn
quickly to increase your distance.
b) Hold the
of the caber.
c) Throw the haggis as
as possible.
d) Toss the weight
the bar.

2
Watch the video and say if these statements are right or wrong.

BBC News

a) The Braemar Games are the oldest in Scotland. (Right. / Wrong.) 
b) The Royal Artillery is competing. (Right. / Wrong.) 
c) There is no dance competition this year. (Right. / Wrong.) 
d) The most popular sport is the tug o’war. (Right. / Wrong.) 
e) The Braemar caber weighs 120 kilos.  (Right. / Wrong.)

3
Ask questions to the caber thrower to learn more about his sport. 
Avoid /əˈvɔɪd/: stay away from.
Injury /ˈɪnʤəri/: accident to the body.


  • How
  • How many
  • What
  • When
  • What
  • How much
a) 
did you first throw a caber?
b)
pounds can you carry?
c)
do you need to train at home?
d)
practice should you have before the Games?
e)
did you feel when you won?
f)
do you do to avoid injury?

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Phonology

La proinonciation du « i »

Listen

Listen: Haggis, kilt, whisky, Highland, piping, finally.

Réfléchis : Comment prononces-tu ces mots ? Distingue les /aɪ/ des /ɪ/.


Repeat

Répète : Scottish children don’t like haggis nor drink whisky, do they?
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Grammar

Must, HAVE to et need to

Observe : The caber must be 16 to 22 feet long. It has to weigh between 100 and 180 pounds and it needs to be vertical.

Réfléchis : Observe les mots en gras. Permettent-ils d’exprimer des règles, des vœux ou des envies ?

Conclus : Pour exprimer une obligation, on utilise + BV ou + to + BV. Pour exprimer une nécessité, on utilise + to + BV.
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Mission 2

1
Your mission is to...









2
You will need to invent...









3
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