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033 Foul!

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Elementary - Foul! (B0033)

A: Has the game started yet?

B: Yeah, about 5 minutes ago.

A: Who’s winning?

B: The Bulls, of course!

A: What! That wasn’t a foul! C’mon, ref!

B: Don’t worry, Shaq always screws up free throws.

A: You were right! He didn’t make the shot!

B: That was a great shot! A three pointer, yeah!

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.A: Did you see that? He traveled and the ref didn’t

call it!

B: This ref needs glasses. Hey ref, open your eyes!

I can’t believe he didn’t see that!

A: Okay... end of the first quarter... Alright, I’m gonna

make a beer run.

Key Vocabulary

foul common

noun, singular

an act in sports that is

against the rules

referee common

noun, singular

person who makes sure

that players act according to the rules in a

game or sport (informal)

screw up verb make a mistake

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.free throw common

noun, plural

a chance to shoot the

ball due to a foul made

by the opponent

make the shot verb successfully throw a

ball toward a goal

(sports)

three pointer common

noun, singular

a shot that scores three

points in a game

travel verb take more steps with

the basketball than the

rule allows

beer run common

noun, nonvariable

the act of quickly going

to get beer

Supplementary Vocabulary

court common

noun, singular

place where basketball

is played

assist common

noun, singular

an action where the

ball is passed that helps

score a goal

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.block verb put your body between

an opposing player and

the ball

jump shot common

noun, singular

jump in the air and

shoot the ball while

rebound verb grab and control the

ball after the other

team missed a shot

steal verb intercept a pass between two players of the

opposite team

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.


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