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The Game

The Game

How well do you know football vocabulary?

This Football English lesson presents, practises and tests 10 football words that are related to the game of football.

  1. advantage
  2. defensive wall
  3. equaliser
  4. header
  5. in play
  6. open goal
  7. out of play
  8. own goal
  9. penalty shootout
  10. possession

Use the activity in the LEARN section to learn 10 words and phrases used to describe different football words. 

After you have finished with the learning activity, use the QUIZ to see how much you've learned and to score some points. There are also worksheets you can download to help you learn these football words. 

Remember, when you score points, you move up the leaderboard. You can also help your team and your country climb the leaderboard and become Premier Skills English champions!

Good luck!

Learn and practise the words


A player hitting a free-kick over a defensive wall.

Activity: This activity tests your knowledge of the 10 words above. Match the words with the pictures.
Test yourself: Match the words and the pictures

Quiz - How many words have you learnt?

Quiz

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MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/05/2016
RW
2320
points

Hello josuè


MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/05/2016 21:43
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Hello josuè

sonmar's picture
sonmar
01/05/2015
MX
0
points

Nice tool to help students learn in a fun way!


sonmar's picture
sonmar
01/05/2015 15:54
Mexico
Manchester United
0

Nice tool to help students learn in a fun way!

Natka
28/04/2015
RU
279
points

Difficult!


Natka
28/04/2015 18:11
Russia
Chelsea
279

Difficult!

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TGgrtony13
27/04/2015
PT
0
points

9 right in 10, not bad.
Good exercise.


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TGgrtony13
27/04/2015 23:46
Portugal
Manchester United
0

9 right in 10, not bad.
Good exercise.

mkoriev
26/04/2015
UZ
813
points

wow, amazing! I did it!


mkoriev
26/04/2015 07:09
Uzbekistan
Manchester City
813

wow, amazing! I did it!

neuro11's picture
neuro11
23/04/2015
BD
0
points

good


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neuro11
23/04/2015 11:33
Bangladesh
Arsenal
0

good

mongolia_messi
18/04/2015
MN
0
points

thank you PSEnglish. i got ten point of ten possible points.


mongolia_messi
18/04/2015 15:56
Mongolia
Manchester United
0

thank you PSEnglish. i got ten point of ten possible points.

Idry nasri's picture
Idry nasri
17/04/2015
TZ
0
points

nice quiz i got 10


Idry nasri's picture
Idry nasri
17/04/2015 16:43
Tanzania
Arsenal
0

nice quiz i got 10

zaza977's picture
zaza977
15/04/2015
GE
-1
points

Good


zaza977's picture
zaza977
15/04/2015 08:38
Georgia
Chelsea
-1

Good

Ramanathan
14/04/2015
IN
0
points

A super initiative !!


Ramanathan
14/04/2015 07:17
India
Manchester United
0

A super initiative !!

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Wolvesta
12/04/2015
BA
0
points

9 points :O


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Wolvesta
12/04/2015 10:33
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester City
0

9 points :O

Ahmad Almudawi
11/04/2015
SA
32
points

great vocabulary with great practice


Ahmad Almudawi
11/04/2015 14:44
Saudi Arabia
Arsenal
32

great vocabulary with great practice

Yuji
19/03/2015
JP
11
points

good quiz.


Yuji
19/03/2015 02:29
Japan
Manchester United
11

good quiz.

Sofiene's picture
Sofiene
11/03/2015
TN
2
points

great :)


Sofiene's picture
Sofiene
11/03/2015 17:55
Tunisia
Arsenal
2

great :)

shihabkhan19's picture
shihabkhan19
02/03/2015
BD
0
points

Really Very Good


shihabkhan19's picture
shihabkhan19
02/03/2015 04:27
Bangladesh
Manchester United
0

Really Very Good

faublak's picture
faublak
24/02/2015
VE
0
points

9-10


faublak's picture
faublak
24/02/2015 15:27
Venezuela
Chelsea
0

9-10

Ayan Das Gupta's picture
Ayan Das Gupta
11/02/2015
IN
0
points

Good one.


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Ayan Das Gupta
11/02/2015 07:40
India
Manchester United
0

Good one.

dan0215
01/01/2015
RO
0
points

10 of 10


dan0215
01/01/2015 19:44
Romania
Liverpool
0

10 of 10

Alkadasi's picture
Alkadasi
31/12/2014
YE
0
points

Successful start. I've got 10 of 10 possible points.


Alkadasi's picture
Alkadasi
31/12/2014 21:19
Yemen
Manchester City
0

Successful start. I've got 10 of 10 possible points.

Rich's picture
Rich
01/01/2015
ES
594
points

Well done Alkadasi and welcome to Premier Skills English! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team.


Rich's picture
Rich
01/01/2015 11:47
Spain
Liverpool
594

Well done Alkadasi and welcome to Premier Skills English! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team.

Alkadasi's picture
Alkadasi
09/01/2015
YE
0
points

Thanks a lot Mr. Rich
Pleased to hear from you


Alkadasi's picture
Alkadasi
09/01/2015 10:25
Yemen
Manchester City
0

Thanks a lot Mr. Rich
Pleased to hear from you

Christian
24/11/2014
ES
0
points

9 points


Christian
24/11/2014 15:55
Spain
Chelsea
0

9 points

SajidaXI's picture
SajidaXI
28/06/2014
PK
0
points

Nice Quiz


SajidaXI's picture
SajidaXI
28/06/2014 18:26
Pakistan
Manchester United
0

Nice Quiz

Luay99's picture
Luay99
11/05/2016
PS
7
points

like you hahhahah


Luay99's picture
Luay99
11/05/2016 15:12
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
7

like you hahhahah

eg501
24/04/2015
BR
0
points

Hello Sajida, my name is Emerson from Brazil, How are you?


eg501
24/04/2015 16:32
Brazil
Chelsea
0

Hello Sajida, my name is Emerson from Brazil, How are you?

casena
24/06/2014
SD
1
points

10 points


casena
24/06/2014 14:44
Sudan
Manchester United
1

10 points

Kayarie
18/06/2014
SY
0
points

so impotant words.


Kayarie
18/06/2014 16:05
Syria
Manchester United
0

so impotant words.

Pocoyo's picture
Pocoyo
15/06/2014
MY
0
points

The 10 sentences helped me to understand how the 10 words are used.


Pocoyo's picture
Pocoyo
15/06/2014 06:42
Malaysia
Manchester United
0

The 10 sentences helped me to understand how the 10 words are used.

MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/05/2016
RW
2320
points

You enjoyed! I got 8 correct


MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/05/2016 21:41
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

You enjoyed! I got 8 correct

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6510
2Alex_from_Ukraine6280
3hsn5526
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4768
6Liubomyr4408
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71478
2Ukraine33309
3Spain28328
4Serbia27294
5Brazil23939
6Albania20578
7Vietnam19952
8Turkey19868
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United142031
2Liverpool110396
3Chelsea88716
4Arsenal85736
5Manchester City57055
6Tottenham Hotspur19172
7Newcastle United10457
8West Ham United7460
9AFC Bournemouth4479
10Crystal Palace4240

Level

2
Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 football words.

Glossary

Tricky spelling:

It's 'possession' NOT 'posession' or 'possesion'!