1. What did Coubertin invent? , or . 2. How many Highland sports did he include in the Olympic games? , or
Clans at the games
Look at the picture and put the words back into the text to define the word “clan”.
A is a unique Scottish word. It doesn’t mean , as some people think. It designates a social group, people who work and fight together. Traditionally, members adopted the name of the clan to show their loyalty. Each clan has a different , on their clothes, with a distinct pattern of coloured blocks and . Most clans originally come from the of Scotland, not the near the English border. Not all Scotsmen to a clan!
Watch the video and try to explain this game.
Reorder these words to create instructions for this game.
a) the / Hold / in / stone / one / hand / . / ➝ b) your / it / against / neck / Place / . / ➝ c) in / circle / a / Turn / quickly / . / ➝ d) Throw / as / stone / as / possible / the / far / . / ➝
The Scottish Olympics
Listen to the audio. Then complete the text to describe the picture.
The Scottish Olympics
This picture King Malcolm’s race. In the 11th, the King organised a race to the of a large . The of the race became the King’s messenger. Some people this inspired the Highland Games.
Choose the events which are not mentioned in the audio.
Watch the video and fill in this poster for the Highlands Games of Braemar.
THE HIGHLAND GAMES OF BRAEMAR
The Saturday of . For almost centuries ! More than of spectactors!
On the bill:
❖ of strength.
❖ Races over various distances.
Let’s gather the millions of Scottish living around the planet!
Come to the games
You want to go to the Bermuda Highland Games with a friend. Fill in the text message with elements from the poster. See Grammar.
Tick the sporting events.
La prononciation de « th »
Listen:On the eleventh, I gathered athletes.
Réfléchis : Note le symbole correspondant aux syllabes en gras : /ð/ ou /θ/.
Répète :The father thanked the mother for the thing she gave him.
Les prépositions : at, on et until
Observe :The games will start at 4 p.m. on Thursday 25th June. They will last until late at night.
Réfléchis : Repère les prépositions et ce qui les suit.
De quel type d’information s’agit-il pour chacune d’entre elles ?
Conclus : Chaque préposition a son rôle : at + ; on + ; until + .
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