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Refereeing a Match

Refereeing a Match

How well do you know football vocabulary?

This Football English lesson presents, practises and tests 10 football words that are related to referees and officiating.

  1. assistant referee
  2. flag
  3. foul
  4. fourth official
  5. handball
  6. offside
  7. red card
  8. referee
  9. whistle
  10. yellow card

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

Refereeing a match can be difficult sometimes.

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?

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How did you do? Did you get everything right?
Are there any football words you need help with?
Let us know in the comments.

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yarzartun's picture
yarzartun
20/09/2018
MM
113
points

nice exercise


yarzartun's picture
yarzartun
20/09/2018 09:43
Myanmar
Manchester United
113

nice exercise

shakil
18/09/2018
IN
17
points

I scored 100%


shakil
18/09/2018 17:07
India
Arsenal
17

I scored 100%

mnoaaman94's picture
mnoaaman94
15/09/2018
EG
31
points

greate ,


mnoaaman94's picture
mnoaaman94
15/09/2018 10:52
Egypt
Arsenal
31

greate ,

Faroo
14/09/2018
IR
11
points

Easy


Faroo
14/09/2018 21:54
Iran
Newcastle United
11

Easy

melihonur44's picture
melihonur44
11/09/2018
TR
17
points

so easy


melihonur44's picture
melihonur44
11/09/2018 15:55
Turkey
Liverpool
17

so easy

lordalucard
11/09/2018
TR
11
points

easy peasy


lordalucard
11/09/2018 08:30
Turkey
Huddersfield Town
11

easy peasy

poseidon19821982
07/09/2018
TR
11
points

I felet good that I knew all the meanings!! Revising them has been useful!


poseidon19821982
07/09/2018 12:59
Turkey
West Ham United
11

I felet good that I knew all the meanings!! Revising them has been useful!

Shija's picture
Shija
03/09/2018
TZ
11
points

Very interesting, I was aware of all 9 vocabularies but I did not know the "fourth official".


Shija's picture
Shija
03/09/2018 12:27
Tanzania
Liverpool
11

Very interesting, I was aware of all 9 vocabularies but I did not know the "fourth official".

hjaskula
02/09/2018
PL
44
points

It was easy


hjaskula
02/09/2018 14:36
Poland
Arsenal
44

It was easy

Necim
23/08/2018
TR
20
points

This ask is very hard
I am new member


Necim
23/08/2018 11:03
Turkey
Arsenal
20

This ask is very hard
I am new member

Rich's picture
Rich
23/08/2018
ES
370
points

Hi Necim,

Welcome to Premier Skills English! I hiope you enjoy our website.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


Rich's picture
Rich
23/08/2018 11:35
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi Necim,

Welcome to Premier Skills English! I hiope you enjoy our website.

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Markovych
23/08/2018
UA
17
points

Cool


Markovych
23/08/2018 09:57
Ukraine
Tottenham Hotspur
17

Cool

cibele.cruz's picture
cibele.cruz
20/08/2018
BR
10
points

Hi. It was really easy. I got everything right, mainly because I knew all the vocabulary. I love football!


cibele.cruz's picture
cibele.cruz
20/08/2018 19:04
Brazil
Manchester United
10

Hi. It was really easy. I got everything right, mainly because I knew all the vocabulary. I love football!

ehoche
14/08/2018
NG
21
points

Ok, It is interesting


ehoche
14/08/2018 13:55
Nigeria
Arsenal
21

Ok, It is interesting

Ivanandrescaballero
10/08/2018
CO
924
points

1. I did it with a lot of patience, looking twice to be able to respond well.
2. If I got everything right though I can not say it was easy.
3. I do not really need help with any word since I know all of them.


Ivanandrescaballero
10/08/2018 00:04
Colombia
Manchester United
924

1. I did it with a lot of patience, looking twice to be able to respond well.
2. If I got everything right though I can not say it was easy.
3. I do not really need help with any word since I know all of them.

etsh11
29/07/2018
KW
11
points

all right


etsh11
29/07/2018 13:03
Kuwait
Arsenal
11

all right

systole
22/07/2018
TR
18
points

It was easy, Eveything was right. I knew all words.


systole
22/07/2018 20:54
Turkey
Everton
18

It was easy, Eveything was right. I knew all words.

dusan11
17/07/2018
RS
33
points

GREAT


dusan11
17/07/2018 14:22
Serbia
Liverpool
33

GREAT

OscarOrozcoVargas
17/07/2018
CO
481
points

Interesting.


OscarOrozcoVargas
17/07/2018 01:56
Colombia
Arsenal
481

Interesting.

Daniela.ad_2
16/07/2018
PE
41
points

I do great, I have all right


Daniela.ad_2
16/07/2018 23:25
Peru
Arsenal
41

I do great, I have all right

Griselda Caballer
13/07/2018
BO
15
points

This is a fabulous.


Griselda Caballer
13/07/2018 22:55
Bolivia
Arsenal
15

This is a fabulous.

sabina4
10/07/2018
MX
35
points

it was easy


sabina4
10/07/2018 17:43
Mexico
Newcastle United
35

it was easy

milenagcp
09/07/2018
BR
9
points

nice


milenagcp
09/07/2018 20:44
Brazil
Manchester United
9

nice

albena-alex-rammos
09/07/2018
GR
30
points

fun


albena-alex-rammos
09/07/2018 14:36
Greece
AFC Bournemouth
30

fun

yessica
07/07/2018
BO
95
points

easy


yessica
07/07/2018 00:06
Bolivia
Manchester City
95

easy

ineedhelp
06/07/2018
AU
30
points

easy


ineedhelp
06/07/2018 15:48
Australia
Chelsea
30

easy

Sebastian Triviño Medina's picture
Sebastian Trivi...
06/07/2018
CO
893
points

Easy


Sebastian Triviño Medina's picture
Sebastian Trivi...
06/07/2018 01:17
Colombia
Manchester United
893

Easy

romina fernandez's picture
romina fernandez
05/07/2018
BO
47
points

xd


romina fernandez's picture
romina fernandez
05/07/2018 21:03
Bolivia
Liverpool
47

xd

monster0022's picture
monster0022
03/07/2018
AR
19
points

Well


monster0022's picture
monster0022
03/07/2018 15:26
Argentina
Manchester United
19

Well

camsosweet's picture
camsosweet
28/06/2018
VN
21
points

so good


camsosweet's picture
camsosweet
28/06/2018 17:52
Vietnam
Chelsea
21

so good

Luca Marcogiuseppe
25/06/2018
AR
12
points

very good.


Luca Marcogiuseppe
25/06/2018 04:38
Argentina
Arsenal
12

very good.

Luca Marcogiuseppe
25/06/2018
AR
12
points

very good.


Luca Marcogiuseppe
25/06/2018 04:35
Argentina
Arsenal
12

very good.

batric.janjic
24/06/2018
ME
117
points

Almost every word.
Thank you.


batric.janjic
24/06/2018 22:08
Montenegro
Chelsea
117

Almost every word.
Thank you.

Boca
04/08/2018
ME
18
points

Excellent!


Boca
04/08/2018 15:48
Montenegro
Chelsea
18

Excellent!

Tung
21/06/2018
TH
11
points

Excellent.


Tung
21/06/2018 12:50
Thailand
Manchester United
11

Excellent.

Yovanna
19/06/2018
BO
27
points

9/10


Yovanna
19/06/2018 23:02
Bolivia
Manchester City
27

9/10

Yovanna
19/06/2018
BO
27
points

9/10


Yovanna
19/06/2018 23:00
Bolivia
Manchester City
27

9/10

Yovanna
19/06/2018
BO
27
points

Very good


Yovanna
19/06/2018 22:52
Bolivia
Manchester City
27

Very good

Arturo
18/06/2018
MX
91
points

Which is the best option: assistance referee or linesman? Huge thanks.


Arturo
18/06/2018 21:40
Mexico
Liverpool
91

Which is the best option: assistance referee or linesman? Huge thanks.

Ahmediano
18/06/2018
EG
11
points

really interesting


Ahmediano
18/06/2018 03:14
Egypt
Liverpool
11

really interesting

Moon Skywalker's picture
Moon Skywalker
17/06/2018
KZ
11
points

Well, that was interesting! I understood everything!


Moon Skywalker's picture
Moon Skywalker
17/06/2018 08:09
Kazakhstan
Manchester United
11

Well, that was interesting! I understood everything!

Phongtran
16/06/2018
VN
47
points

Great !!


Phongtran
16/06/2018 05:20
Vietnam
Manchester United
47

Great !!

mghonimy
13/06/2018
EG
33
points

It was easy. :)


mghonimy
13/06/2018 08:12
Egypt
Manchester United
33

It was easy. :)

Edu
01/06/2018
BR
23
points

Great !!!


Edu
01/06/2018 07:52
Brazil
Arsenal
23

Great !!!

Animle
31/05/2018
GH
45
points

9ice one


Animle
31/05/2018 09:18
Ghana
Arsenal
45

9ice one

JvOngarato's picture
JvOngarato
29/05/2018
BR
109
points

Very good to learn the expressions!


JvOngarato's picture
JvOngarato
29/05/2018 00:04
Brazil
Chelsea
109

Very good to learn the expressions!

Nadeem
27/05/2018
PK
11
points

It was so much helpful to learn the basic roles and concepts of football.


Nadeem
27/05/2018 09:06
Pakistan
Crystal Palace
11

It was so much helpful to learn the basic roles and concepts of football.

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gabriel bussinger
21/05/2018
BR
219
points

easy


gabriel bussinger's picture
gabriel bussinger
21/05/2018 04:22
Brazil
Manchester United
219

easy

rudolf_villa's picture
rudolf_villa
14/05/2018
ES
73
points

Good start!


rudolf_villa's picture
rudolf_villa
14/05/2018 09:40
Spain
Chelsea
73

Good start!

Maks Poland
12/05/2018
PL
573
points

Easy


Maks Poland
12/05/2018 07:32
Poland
Manchester United
573

Easy

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8Newcastle United5786
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Level

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Average: 2 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

Learn and practise 10 words related to refereeing a football match.

Glossary

Tricky spelling:

It's 'assistant referee' NOT 'asisstant referee' or 'assistent referee'!