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Respect

Respect

In this issue, Santi loses her temper and almost loses her friends. She learns a hard lesson.

 

Santi follows the coach to his office. Coach tells her to go home. We don’t swear here. “In this club, you have to show respect.”  Later, coach phones Santi. He says she can return to training but needs to cut out the bad language and arrogance.Santi apologises to the coach and says she will be better.

 

In this activity, you have to match the phrases from the story with the descriptions.
Match the phrases to the descriptions.
Next day at training Santi apologises to the rest of the team and does well. She is friends with the rest of the team as they walk off the training pitch.  Santi’s father is waiting outside. “Come on. Let’s go.” “Why you want to play football is beyond me” “It will come to nothing”  As they walk away they walk past coach. Coach says “it’s been a long time since I last saw you,” to Santi’s father. He replies “not long enough”.

 

Before the next match, Santi asks Coach about her dad. He says he used to play in the same team as Santi’s father. He says that Santi’s father was a great player but couldn’t control his temper and had no respect for his teammates.   His coach threw him out of the club and he didn’t play again. Santi thinks she understands and asks her dad to come and watch her next game. He grudgingly agrees.

 

In this activity, you have to match the two halves of the sentences that use the form 'used to'.
Match the sentences.
In the next match, Sant’s dad shouts “Come on then. Let’s see if girls can play!” Santi tries to ignore her dad and  scores a goal and is playing well.  Her father looks on with more approval than normal. But she is still angry.

 

Then, someone fouls Santi, and the referee doesn’t see the foul. Santi shouts at the referee and swears at her teammate for not helping her. Santi gets a red card. The team lose the game.   Santi’s father looks on - shocked.  In the changing rooms the coach shouts at everyone but especially at Santi. When the coach leaves, the captain and team pin all the blame on her and that she’s let down the team.  Santi is alone in the changing rooms.

 

Coach comes back in. Surprised to see her. She apologises and asks how she can do better.  Coach gives her some tips on controlling emotions - counting to ten etc.   Coach says “I wish I could have done this with your dad all those years ago.”  Her father is waiting outside. He apologises to her. “I understand how important football is to you”. You were great but you need to listen to your coach and teammates. “I made a mistake, I don’t want you to make the same mistake.”  Coach and dad shake hands.
In this activity, you have to arrange the events from the story so far.
Put the events in order.
 

The next day she is at training. First, she apologises to the team and says she wants to be a good member of the team. The team captain apologises to her as well for blaming the result solely on her. “We win as a team and lose as a team.”  The next match with the same referee. She shakes hands with the referee at the start of the game.  Santi’s dad watches the match alongside the coach.

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What do you think?

Why do you think Santi is angry at the beginning of the story?
Why does Santi say sorry to the rest of the team?
How does Santi's dad feel?
Why is respect and fair play important?
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Gazelle Impala's picture
Gazelle Impala
05/07/2020
CM
6
points

Santi is angry because her father shouted at her. He considers the football like a waste of time.
Santi says sorry to the rest of the team because she lost her temper during the match.
Respect and fair play is important because it keeps a team welded


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Gazelle Impala
05/07/2020 17:54
Cameroon
Arsenal
6

Santi is angry because her father shouted at her. He considers the football like a waste of time.
Santi says sorry to the rest of the team because she lost her temper during the match.
Respect and fair play is important because it keeps a team welded

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
02/07/2020
TR
5074
points

He feels proud of her football skills but he advised her to listen to her coach and teammates.
Respect and fair is what makes football so special and all sports.


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mobeckham
02/07/2020 23:48
Turkey
Manchester United
5074

He feels proud of her football skills but he advised her to listen to her coach and teammates.
Respect and fair is what makes football so special and all sports.

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
02/07/2020
TR
5074
points

Because she cannot control her temper like her dad who always shouts at her.
Because she was rude with them in the last few sessions.


mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
02/07/2020 23:47
Turkey
Manchester United
5074

Because she cannot control her temper like her dad who always shouts at her.
Because she was rude with them in the last few sessions.

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josegsalass
27/11/2019
VE
581
points

Santi was having an argument with her dad so she slapped the door and left her house angrily. Then she was rude to Adhi. Her coach asked her to leave the practice. Her dad was also rude to the coach, later both of them, dad and Santi said sorry to the coach and team.


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josegsalass
27/11/2019 01:38
Venezuela
Liverpool
581

Santi was having an argument with her dad so she slapped the door and left her house angrily. Then she was rude to Adhi. Her coach asked her to leave the practice. Her dad was also rude to the coach, later both of them, dad and Santi said sorry to the coach and team.

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ldzingirai
04/05/2019
ZW
1726
points

Santi was angry because her father didn't like her to play football.

Santi used bad language to her Coach that is why she felt sorry.

Santi's dad was happy to see her playing.

When we respect others, we prevent ourselves from getting into trouble.


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ldzingirai
04/05/2019 13:12
Zimbabwe
Chelsea
1726

Santi was angry because her father didn't like her to play football.

Santi used bad language to her Coach that is why she felt sorry.

Santi's dad was happy to see her playing.

When we respect others, we prevent ourselves from getting into trouble.

Maks Poland
09/06/2018
PL
788
points

Leave a comment :D.

 


Maks Poland
09/06/2018 10:37
Poland
Manchester United
788

Leave a comment :D.

 

Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016
GH
42
points

Come on arsenal we WILL WIN


Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016 14:48
Ghana
Arsenal
42

Come on arsenal we WILL WIN

Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016
GH
42
points

Hay why did you lose your temper


Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016 14:39
Ghana
Arsenal
42

Hay why did you lose your temper

Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016
GH
42
points

Cool


Hi's picture
Hi
12/11/2016 14:36
Ghana
Arsenal
42

Cool

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kwesimanifest
17/07/2016
GH
4754
points

Without respect and fair play a match will be chaotic all through


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
17/07/2016 06:14
Ghana
Manchester United
4754

Without respect and fair play a match will be chaotic all through

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
17/07/2016
GH
4754
points

Her use of foul language in the match warranted her apology


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
17/07/2016 06:10
Ghana
Manchester United
4754

Her use of foul language in the match warranted her apology

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
17/07/2016
GH
4754
points

her father scolded and depressed her training
He just felt she was wasting her time.


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kwesimanifest
17/07/2016 06:06
Ghana
Manchester United
4754

her father scolded and depressed her training
He just felt she was wasting her time.

joto
15/06/2016
AT
271
points

1.- your father don´t want that she play
2.- she used bad lenguage in match
3.- proud
4.- of you don´t have fouled


joto
15/06/2016 09:47
Austria
Stoke City
271

1.- your father don´t want that she play
2.- she used bad lenguage in match
3.- proud
4.- of you don´t have fouled

joto
15/06/2016
AT
271
points

her mu?


joto
15/06/2016 09:45
Austria
Stoke City
271

her mu?

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ZoeyRedbird
20/03/2016
RU
369
points

Sometimes is difficult to control your ager but Santi apologised and that's important, she realized she should control her anger.


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ZoeyRedbird
20/03/2016 17:49
Russia
Manchester United
369

Sometimes is difficult to control your ager but Santi apologised and that's important, she realized she should control her anger.

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Miri1412
08/03/2016
MX
15
points

1.-Because his father does not like that she plays soccer
2. She say sorry because she was rude with her teammates.
3.-He was angry
4.-Because with respect there is a better game and better relationship team


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Miri1412
08/03/2016 07:21
Mexico
Manchester United
15

1.-Because his father does not like that she plays soccer
2. She say sorry because she was rude with her teammates.
3.-He was angry
4.-Because with respect there is a better game and better relationship team

Anali
08/03/2016
MX
13
points

-His father told him he did not want to see it was a lost training time and came angry
-WHY I BECAME ANGRY AFTER ALWAYS WHAT YOU SAID HIS FATHER AND HER TO CREATE teased and retaliated with their peers
-I felt angry for queno case made ​​him his daughter


Anali
08/03/2016 02:58
Mexico
Manchester United
13

-His father told him he did not want to see it was a lost training time and came angry
-WHY I BECAME ANGRY AFTER ALWAYS WHAT YOU SAID HIS FATHER AND HER TO CREATE teased and retaliated with their peers
-I felt angry for queno case made ​​him his daughter

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Luz
25/02/2016
MX
21
points

1. Because her father Showed no respect for her.
2. She say sorry because she was rude with her teammates.
3. He was feel ashamed.
4. Is important for all because you can live in in a peaceful environment.


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Luz
25/02/2016 18:59
Mexico
Chelsea
21

1. Because her father Showed no respect for her.
2. She say sorry because she was rude with her teammates.
3. He was feel ashamed.
4. Is important for all because you can live in in a peaceful environment.

Leo270598
25/02/2016
MX
6
points

1. Because her dad dosn´t like that she practise soccer.
2. Becasuse she lost the control.
3. First he was angry and after he was prout.
4. Because is more healthier.


Leo270598
25/02/2016 18:52
Mexico
Arsenal
6

1. Because her dad dosn´t like that she practise soccer.
2. Becasuse she lost the control.
3. First he was angry and after he was prout.
4. Because is more healthier.

Jessi
25/02/2016
MX
7
points

1. Santi was angry because his dad doesn't like that she plays in a football team.
2. She apologised because she didn't control her anger.
3.First he was angry, but after he was so proud
4. Because the respect and fair is the best way to have a good team and in peace


Jessi
25/02/2016 18:51
Mexico
Chelsea
7

1. Santi was angry because his dad doesn't like that she plays in a football team.
2. She apologised because she didn't control her anger.
3.First he was angry, but after he was so proud
4. Because the respect and fair is the best way to have a good team and in peace

jair27
25/02/2016
MX
5
points

I THINK IT IS A GOOD STORY FOR LEARNING NEW THINGS.


jair27
25/02/2016 18:40
Mexico
Manchester United
5

I THINK IT IS A GOOD STORY FOR LEARNING NEW THINGS.

Fernando 12
25/02/2016
MX
7
points

1.-I think that Santi was angry because her father dont want he to go for the football trianing.
2.-Because she knew that her behavior was bed with the rest of the team.
3.-He was bad.
4.-Because if you respect to the teammates, you can been respected.


Fernando 12
25/02/2016 18:36
Mexico
Manchester United
7

1.-I think that Santi was angry because her father dont want he to go for the football trianing.
2.-Because she knew that her behavior was bed with the rest of the team.
3.-He was bad.
4.-Because if you respect to the teammates, you can been respected.

Rodrinator98
25/02/2016
MX
11
points

I think is a good story because after she plays soccer, learn about respect


Rodrinator98
25/02/2016 18:35
Mexico
Manchester United
11

I think is a good story because after she plays soccer, learn about respect

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JOSHI MATA
25/02/2016
MX
8
points

She says she's sorry because she realised she made a mistake and that is a good thing. Fair play is as much important as a good result.


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JOSHI MATA
25/02/2016 18:32
Mexico
Chelsea
8

She says she's sorry because she realised she made a mistake and that is a good thing. Fair play is as much important as a good result.

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Cryzz
25/02/2016
MX
11
points

it's a good history but not the illustration and have a very good message.


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Cryzz
25/02/2016 18:27
Mexico
Manchester United
11

it's a good history but not the illustration and have a very good message.

Bueno
25/02/2016
MX
8
points

because her father dond´t apreciate santi
because she know it was a very angry people
her dad it was angry
because respect is very import for the good play


Bueno
25/02/2016 18:25
Mexico
Manchester United
8

because her father dond´t apreciate santi
because she know it was a very angry people
her dad it was angry
because respect is very import for the good play

ElverGalarga
25/02/2016
MX
7
points

She´s angry because his dad think that play football is a waste of time
She say sorry because her vocabulary was awful
He feel that he was a bad example for her daughter
It´s important because is the best way to have fun without hits


ElverGalarga
25/02/2016 18:23
Mexico
Chelsea
7

She´s angry because his dad think that play football is a waste of time
She say sorry because her vocabulary was awful
He feel that he was a bad example for her daughter
It´s important because is the best way to have fun without hits

Osvaldo
25/02/2016
MX
7
points

The respect is the most important thing when you play as a team and in life because if you respect another people, they will respect you too


Osvaldo
25/02/2016 18:14
Mexico
Manchester United
7

The respect is the most important thing when you play as a team and in life because if you respect another people, they will respect you too

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downeyrussek
25/02/2016
MX
20
points

_I think That sometimes we must be mas patient


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downeyrussek
25/02/2016 18:13
Mexico
Manchester United
20

_I think That sometimes we must be mas patient

urielescalona
25/02/2016
MX
18
points

1.- Because she was stressed and she didn´t think about the mistake that she has done
2.- Because she said bad words to one of her partners
3.- Angry because he thought that football is a waste of time
4.-because it makes you look like a very respectful person


urielescalona
25/02/2016 18:11
Mexico
Manchester United
18

1.- Because she was stressed and she didn´t think about the mistake that she has done
2.- Because she said bad words to one of her partners
3.- Angry because he thought that football is a waste of time
4.-because it makes you look like a very respectful person

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downeyrussek
25/02/2016
MX
20
points

I think that sometimes we must to be mas patient


downeyrussek's picture
downeyrussek
25/02/2016 18:11
Mexico
Manchester United
20

I think that sometimes we must to be mas patient

danielordas
25/02/2016
MX
17
points

BECAUSE SHE LOSES HER TEMPER
BECAUSE SHE USED BAD LANGUAGE
ANGRY, BECAUSE HE THINKS THE FOOT BALL IS A WASTE OF TIME
BECAUSE IF YOU RESPECT YOUR PARTNERS YO WILL HAVE A GOOD GAME


danielordas
25/02/2016 18:09
Mexico
Manchester United
17

BECAUSE SHE LOSES HER TEMPER
BECAUSE SHE USED BAD LANGUAGE
ANGRY, BECAUSE HE THINKS THE FOOT BALL IS A WASTE OF TIME
BECAUSE IF YOU RESPECT YOUR PARTNERS YO WILL HAVE A GOOD GAME

daniela7
25/02/2016
MX
15
points

Santi was angry because her father don't want he to go for football training


daniela7
25/02/2016 18:06
Mexico
Chelsea
15

Santi was angry because her father don't want he to go for football training

Garcia Mercado Uriel
25/02/2016
MX
23
points

1.- Because her father depressed.
2.- Because she knew her rude and unrespect
3.- Ashame
4.- Because the respect is the value to be at peace with himself and others.


Garcia Mercado Uriel
25/02/2016 17:03
Mexico
Manchester United
23

1.- Because her father depressed.
2.- Because she knew her rude and unrespect
3.- Ashame
4.- Because the respect is the value to be at peace with himself and others.

Dianita_98
25/02/2016
MX
13
points

1.- Because she isn't have faith
2.- Because she had bad behaviour
3.- Her father fell angry
4.- Because the game is more fun and fair


Dianita_98
25/02/2016 16:42
Mexico
Manchester United
13

1.- Because she isn't have faith
2.- Because she had bad behaviour
3.- Her father fell angry
4.- Because the game is more fun and fair

zayas
25/02/2016
MX
8
points

because her father don´t want she play football.
because mistake she had in the game.
angry.
to avoid problems.


zayas
25/02/2016 16:20
Mexico
Manchester United
8

because her father don´t want she play football.
because mistake she had in the game.
angry.
to avoid problems.

jimena
25/02/2016
MX
5
points

1.- your father don´t want that she play
2.- she used bad lenguage in match
3.- proud
4.- of you don´t have fouled


jimena
25/02/2016 16:18
Mexico
Arsenal
5

1.- your father don´t want that she play
2.- she used bad lenguage in match
3.- proud
4.- of you don´t have fouled

Rosa
25/02/2016
MX
5
points

1. Because his father would not let her play soccer.
2. Because she behaved rudely.
3. Shame
4. Because only is the game and have rules to respect.


Rosa
25/02/2016 16:18
Mexico
Arsenal
5

1. Because his father would not let her play soccer.
2. Because she behaved rudely.
3. Shame
4. Because only is the game and have rules to respect.

Liz Aguilar
25/02/2016
MX
15
points

1.- Because her father wouldn't she let play soccer.
2.- Because she was foul respect of her team.
3.- Shame.
4.- Because is much better play if the team are friendly.
5.- Because is only the game and exist rules for follow.


Liz Aguilar
25/02/2016 16:17
Mexico
Arsenal
15

1.- Because her father wouldn't she let play soccer.
2.- Because she was foul respect of her team.
3.- Shame.
4.- Because is much better play if the team are friendly.
5.- Because is only the game and exist rules for follow.

Rib
25/02/2016
MX
6
points

1. I think her father made she angry because he scolded
2. Because she feelt bad for her teammates
3. unsuccessful
4. because there isn't friednly enviroment


Rib
25/02/2016 16:14
Mexico
AFC Bournemouth
6

1. I think her father made she angry because he scolded
2. Because she feelt bad for her teammates
3. unsuccessful
4. because there isn't friednly enviroment

jerry gutierrez
25/02/2016
MX
16
points

because santi doesn't have a control of your emotioins
because she kown your mistake.
same of santi.
because the respect is the most important in a team.


jerry gutierrez
25/02/2016 16:05
Mexico
Manchester City
16

because santi doesn't have a control of your emotioins
because she kown your mistake.
same of santi.
because the respect is the most important in a team.

Jorge Magos
25/02/2016
MX
16
points

1.because her father does not want to play soccer
2.because she was very course with his team
3.understading
4.because it is necessary in the life


Jorge Magos
25/02/2016 16:03
Mexico
Tottenham Hotspur
16

1.because her father does not want to play soccer
2.because she was very course with his team
3.understading
4.because it is necessary in the life

ZurielPopoca
25/02/2016
MX
13
points

1.-Because Santi's father talks rude with her.
2.-Because She was to blame for losing the game.
3.- He is nervous because He don't want that her have the same mistakes.
4.- Because if it doesn't exist was bad to the peoples.


ZurielPopoca
25/02/2016 15:59
Mexico
Chelsea
13

1.-Because Santi's father talks rude with her.
2.-Because She was to blame for losing the game.
3.- He is nervous because He don't want that her have the same mistakes.
4.- Because if it doesn't exist was bad to the peoples.

AlejandroZavala
25/02/2016
MX
12
points

1.- Her father doesn't want to her playing football
2.- He said sorry for her temper
3.- Pain
4.- Is the key to peace and hapiness


AlejandroZavala
25/02/2016 15:56
Mexico
Chelsea
12

1.- Her father doesn't want to her playing football
2.- He said sorry for her temper
3.- Pain
4.- Is the key to peace and hapiness

hector_yayo24
25/02/2016
MX
22
points

1. Because her father said that football was a waste of time
2. Because she was rude with the team
3. Angry because he thought that practice football is a waste of time
4. Because a team needs do teamwork and play without problems


hector_yayo24
25/02/2016 15:53
Mexico
Manchester United
22

1. Because her father said that football was a waste of time
2. Because she was rude with the team
3. Angry because he thought that practice football is a waste of time
4. Because a team needs do teamwork and play without problems

NayeliM
25/02/2016
MX
11
points

Because her dad told her that he wasn´t know why she played football
Because she used bad language with the team
Santi´s dad was proud
Because Santi should learn have to show respect


NayeliM
25/02/2016 15:53
Mexico
Manchester United
11

Because her dad told her that he wasn´t know why she played football
Because she used bad language with the team
Santi´s dad was proud
Because Santi should learn have to show respect

IvanAldavera
25/02/2016
MX
15
points

1. Because her father doesn't want her playing football.
2. He said sorry for her temper.
3. He felt bad for her.
4. Because is the key to peace and hapiness.
5. Ok, i will.


IvanAldavera
25/02/2016 15:52
Mexico
Chelsea
15

1. Because her father doesn't want her playing football.
2. He said sorry for her temper.
3. He felt bad for her.
4. Because is the key to peace and hapiness.
5. Ok, i will.

francisco
25/02/2016
MX
15
points

*Because her father don't let him that she play footbol
*Because she knows that her vocabulary was inadequate
*He feel proud after the martch
*because respect and fair play drive to win.


francisco
25/02/2016 15:48
Mexico
Chelsea
15

*Because her father don't let him that she play footbol
*Because she knows that her vocabulary was inadequate
*He feel proud after the martch
*because respect and fair play drive to win.

Neto Aguilar
25/02/2016
MX
24
points

1.-because her father told her that she was spending her time in the soccer.
2.-because she didn't use a way correct to talk to them.
3.-at the beginning of the story he felt very angry and then he felt proud of his daughter.
4.-because you have to control your emotions and you learn your behaviour when you are playing.


Neto Aguilar
25/02/2016 15:47
Mexico
Chelsea
24

1.-because her father told her that she was spending her time in the soccer.
2.-because she didn't use a way correct to talk to them.
3.-at the beginning of the story he felt very angry and then he felt proud of his daughter.
4.-because you have to control your emotions and you learn your behaviour when you are playing.

AleMH
25/02/2016
MX
21
points

1.- Beacuse she learnt to be rude of her father. Also he bother her.
2.-Beacuse she felt bad about her behavior
3.-Angry
4.-Because They are bare for playing in teams


AleMH
25/02/2016 15:43
Mexico
Liverpool
21

1.- Beacuse she learnt to be rude of her father. Also he bother her.
2.-Beacuse she felt bad about her behavior
3.-Angry
4.-Because They are bare for playing in teams

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Level

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Goals

Skills: Practise your reading

Vocabulary: Learn some useful phrases

Grammar: 'used to' to talk about the past