Tuesday, August 11, 2015

History of Badminton English lesson

I never knew that Badminton had such a colorful past!  I used to like playing the game when I was a child, because of the "birdie"  It is so cute!

Read this article and prepare to discuss it with your English teacher
http://www.bwfbadminton.org/page.aspx?id=14887



Vocabulary
 battledore
shuttlecock
 upper class pastime


Questions
What was the original name name of the game?
Why was it changed to the modern name?
Who first played the game in England?
When was the IBF formed?
How many countries were members?
How long did it take until there was a tournament event?
How many disciplines are there in Badminton?
When was the first Badminton game played at the Olympics?
How long did it take for the game to be accepted as an offical Olympic event?
Why is Badminton  an unusual  event in the Olympics?
Which discipline do you like to play in Badminton?
How long does a game last?
Where is your Badminton club located?
How often do you play?
Which is more difficult, Tennis or Badminton?



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher




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