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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?

Quiz

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IgnaCaas
08/07/2024
AR
41
points

great quiz!


IgnaCaas
08/07/2024 21:20
Argentina
West Ham United
41

great quiz!

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Lorena C.
08/07/2024
IT
42
points

I understood everything!


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Lorena C.
08/07/2024 17:35
Italy
AFC Bournemouth
42

I understood everything!

shabk
15/06/2024
YE
190
points

great


shabk
15/06/2024 14:44
Yemen
Manchester City
190

great

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Sayed Moein Hamedi
02/04/2024
AF
72
points

Great


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Sayed Moein Hamedi
02/04/2024 19:07
Afghanistan
Chelsea
72

Great

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Franck Jr
26/03/2024
BR
31
points

Great quiz!


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Franck Jr
26/03/2024 13:43
Brazil
Liverpool
31

Great quiz!

burgosdario
02/03/2024
CO
31
points

I want to learn grammar and improve my listening and speak.


burgosdario
02/03/2024 03:31
Colombia
Liverpool
31

I want to learn grammar and improve my listening and speak.

Steinvic
28/02/2024
US
31
points

excellent quiz


Steinvic
28/02/2024 20:56
United States
Manchester United
31

excellent quiz

fish45
08/01/2024
CO
31
points

I understood every word.


fish45
08/01/2024 04:36
Colombia
Liverpool
31

I understood every word.

wuhuaibao
08/01/2024
HK
53
points

excellent!


wuhuaibao
08/01/2024 03:16
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Arsenal
53

excellent!

min lee
05/01/2024
KR
37
points

great questions


min lee
05/01/2024 00:43
South Korea
Tottenham Hotspur
37

great questions

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fernandojunior
29/12/2023
BR
64
points

10 from 10. Great questions to try watch next Premiere League season


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fernandojunior
29/12/2023 21:52
Brazil
Liverpool
64

10 from 10. Great questions to try watch next Premiere League season

DiegoGuxman
26/12/2023
MX
31
points

Nice


DiegoGuxman
26/12/2023 02:29
Mexico
Liverpool
31

Nice

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SALAR 888
09/12/2023
IR
132
points

Well done ✅


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SALAR 888
09/12/2023 14:52
Iran
Manchester City
132

Well done ✅

SALAR 888's picture
SALAR 888
09/12/2023
IR
132
points

10 from 10


SALAR 888's picture
SALAR 888
09/12/2023 14:51
Iran
Manchester City
132

10 from 10

Andres21
05/12/2023
CO
51
points

Great


Andres21
05/12/2023 00:18
Colombia
Liverpool
51

Great

Sonia0424
23/11/2023
CN
61
points

Interesting


Sonia0424
23/11/2023 14:10
China
Chelsea
61

Interesting

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hugomcb
12/11/2023
CU
41
points

good job


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hugomcb
12/11/2023 14:27
Cuba
Manchester City
41

good job

PiotrStrzelecki94
02/11/2023
PL
31
points

I'm on fire!


PiotrStrzelecki94
02/11/2023 21:58
Poland
Arsenal
31

I'm on fire!

Frankie
30/10/2023
CN
31
points

This part has helped me to remember the referee words even better. This is great!


Frankie
30/10/2023 12:58
China
Brighton and Hove Albion
31

This part has helped me to remember the referee words even better. This is great!

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Hern
25/10/2023
TG
31
points

Great, I've got 10 out of 10


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Hern
25/10/2023 10:34
Togo
Arsenal
31

Great, I've got 10 out of 10

Jess.L's picture
Jess.L
16/10/2023
CN
64
points

nice


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Jess.L
16/10/2023 12:08
China
Manchester City
64

nice

crystal-7
13/10/2023
CN
50
points

I got 10 scores in the quiz


crystal-7
13/10/2023 16:19
China
Chelsea
50

I got 10 scores in the quiz

crystal-7
13/10/2023
CN
50
points

I got 10 scores in the quiz


crystal-7
13/10/2023 16:17
China
Chelsea
50

I got 10 scores in the quiz

lidadu
11/10/2023
CN
31
points

good


lidadu
11/10/2023 08:10
China
Burnley FC
31

good

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写意风流
10/10/2023
CN
32
points

I got a very satisifing grade in the quiz.


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写意风流
10/10/2023 09:39
China
Manchester City
32

I got a very satisifing grade in the quiz.

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seuwire1_
09/10/2023
CN
39
points

goodjob


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seuwire1_
09/10/2023 15:45
China
Manchester City
39

goodjob

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mirac
07/10/2023
TR
-613
points

Iam satisfied I did all right thanks


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mirac
07/10/2023 21:13
Turkey
Manchester City
-613

Iam satisfied I did all right thanks

AquinoFC
04/10/2023
BR
473
points

EZ


AquinoFC
04/10/2023 18:48
Brazil
Chelsea
473

EZ

Kazimierz's picture
Kazimierz
01/10/2023
PL
42
points

I am satisfied that I scored 10 points out of 10. The quiz was interesting and motivating to future work on the English language


Kazimierz's picture
Kazimierz
01/10/2023 16:49
Poland
Arsenal
42

I am satisfied that I scored 10 points out of 10. The quiz was interesting and motivating to future work on the English language

Noshin
01/10/2023
JP
35
points

easy, good to start !


Noshin
01/10/2023 09:23
Japan
Manchester United
35

easy, good to start !

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tachinhbn
29/09/2023
VN
53
points

The fourth official assist referee control substitutions and club staff on the touchline. He also signal the injury time of each half.


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tachinhbn
29/09/2023 03:55
Vietnam
Chelsea
53

The fourth official assist referee control substitutions and club staff on the touchline. He also signal the injury time of each half.

AnggaKusumadinata
27/09/2023
ID
42
points

Nice quizz


AnggaKusumadinata
27/09/2023 12:33
Indonesia
Manchester City
42

Nice quizz

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Eshaan_Shabeer
15/09/2023
IN
377
points

I got 100% . It was very easy


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Eshaan_Shabeer
15/09/2023 11:14
India
Manchester City
377

I got 100% . It was very easy

Debuchy00
11/09/2023
PL
54
points

I did 100%, the test was eazy


Debuchy00
11/09/2023 12:13
Poland
Arsenal
54

I did 100%, the test was eazy

andretorre102
20/08/2023
BR
211
points

I did 100%.


andretorre102
20/08/2023 19:55
Brazil
Nottingham Forest
211

I did 100%.

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Sebastián SR
04/08/2023
PE
43
points

I did great


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Sebastián SR
04/08/2023 00:48
Peru
Liverpool
43

I did great

F.FADUL
02/08/2023
GB
87
points

I got all of them right and i am going to use them in my conversations next time.


F.FADUL
02/08/2023 17:19
United Kingdom
Manchester City
87

I got all of them right and i am going to use them in my conversations next time.

Bolor
02/08/2023
MY
53
points

I enjoyed the activities of teaching new football-related
words.


Bolor
02/08/2023 10:18
Malaysia
Leicester City
53

I enjoyed the activities of teaching new football-related
words.

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FelipeRibeiro7
07/07/2023
BR
31
points

I really like the method of game!


FelipeRibeiro7's picture
FelipeRibeiro7
07/07/2023 13:55
Brazil
Arsenal
31

I really like the method of game!

Mahmoud Diouf's picture
Mahmoud Diouf
30/06/2023
EG
295
points

When it is about football ...I always need more


Mahmoud Diouf's picture
Mahmoud Diouf
30/06/2023 16:11
Egypt
Liverpool
295

When it is about football ...I always need more

GlennMandagi
26/06/2023
ID
37
points

10 out of 10


GlennMandagi
26/06/2023 01:44
Indonesia
Liverpool
37

10 out of 10

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Salar33
16/06/2023
IR
105
points

From 10 question i answer 9


Salar33's picture
Salar33
16/06/2023 18:07
Iran
Manchester City
105

From 10 question i answer 9

Vamos Chuck
07/06/2023
CN
52
points

Great


Vamos Chuck
07/06/2023 10:57
China
Arsenal
52

Great

onuratakan
16/05/2023
TR
31
points

It is very easy


onuratakan
16/05/2023 14:30
Turkey
Manchester United
31

It is very easy

Larbi noui's picture
Larbi noui
03/05/2023
DZ
71
points

thank you


Larbi noui's picture
Larbi noui
03/05/2023 09:56
Algeria
Chelsea
71

thank you

Larbi noui's picture
Larbi noui
03/05/2023
DZ
71
points

thank you


Larbi noui's picture
Larbi noui
03/05/2023 09:50
Algeria
Chelsea
71

thank you

diego.2516's picture
diego.2516
30/04/2023
BR
58
points

Easy exercises


diego.2516's picture
diego.2516
30/04/2023 07:03
Brazil
Liverpool
58

Easy exercises

odk
24/04/2023
TR
42
points

easy exercises


odk
24/04/2023 10:10
Turkey
Liverpool
42

easy exercises

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ShawnMubiru
17/04/2023
UG
-716
points

Got everything right.


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ShawnMubiru
17/04/2023 22:24
Uganda
Manchester United
-716

Got everything right.

Ahmad Almudawi
13/04/2023
SA
32
points

magnificent word exercise.


Ahmad Almudawi
13/04/2023 11:39
Saudi Arabia
Arsenal
32

magnificent word exercise.

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6511
2Alex_from_Ukraine6313
3hsn5542
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4776
6Liubomyr4417
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71580
2Ukraine33502
3Spain29065
4Serbia27426
5Brazil22839
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20212
8Turkey19957
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United143011
2Liverpool110506
3Chelsea89520
4Arsenal85722
5Manchester City58017
6Tottenham Hotspur19197
7Newcastle United10525
8West Ham United7579
9AFC Bournemouth4667
10Crystal Palace4486

Level

2
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'!