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A project for 6th grade about Fifa World Cup South Africa 2010


  • CEIP Nosa Seora das Dores Forcarei

  • This is the song for the winners. Can you recognise it? I think you have heard it many times.

    Write its title and the name of the group who performs this song.


    by .......................................

    Now, listen to the song and put in order the lyrics.


  • This was the 19th FIFA World Cup.

    Where was the FIFA WORLD CUP celebrated?

    What continent is this country on? .


    Colour South Africa on the map and label its capital cities.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010The geography of the World Cup

  • People from South Africa is called

    There are different cultures and languages in South Africa. How many languages are spoken in this country?

    Two of these languages are of European origin. What are they?

    But most of white and Coloured South Africans speak

    This is the flag of South Africa. What colour is it?

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010The geography of the World Cup

  • Nelson Mandela is the most important person in South Africa. Do you know why? If you want to know him, read and put in order this text.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 History in the World Cup

    After 1948, he formed part of the resistance movement against the National Partys aphartheid because he wanted all the races to live in peace and as equals.

    Mandela was Peace Nobel Prize in 1993.

    Nelson Rolihlaha Mandela was born in South Africa on 18 July 1918. He studied at University of Witwatersrand where he obtained his degree in law in 1942.

    After 1990, Nelson Mandela worked to create a democratic and free society and he became president in 1991.

    In 1964, he was sentenced to life imprisonment. He was in prison till 1990. During those years, he became the symbol of the anti-apartheid movement.

    He was the first black president of South Africa.

  • Draw Nelson Mandelas dream.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 Art in the World Cup

  • The matches were played in ten stadiums in nine host cities around the country, with the final game played at the Soccer City stadium in South Africas largest city.

    What is the name of this city?

    How many teams participated in this football championship?

    A) Cross out the teams that didnt participate in the FIFA WORLD CUP 2010.

    USA Slovenia Slovakia Greece Japan Ivory Coast

    Honduras Netherlands Australia Canada New Zealand

    France Italy Switzerland Scotland Germany Chile

    South Africa Spain Paraguay Portugal Egypt England

    Algeria Argentina Korea Republic India Ghana Uruguay

    Brazil Serbia Nigeria Guinea Mexico Cameroon

    Denmark Korea DPR

    b) Now, write them under the following headings.

    Africa Asia Europe America Oceania

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 The geography of the World Cup

  • Write the names of the part of the footballers body.

    What do a footballer wear? Match and colour.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010The footballer and the equipment

    Shirt Shorts

    Football boot

    Shin guard


    Shirt Shorts

    Football boot

    Shin guard


    Shirt Shorts

    Football boot

    Shin guard


  • Here you have the Spanish football team. They are the World Cup champions. Who are they?

    My favourite football player is..



    My favourite footballer

  • What do you know about this sport? Read and circle the right answer.

    1- In a football team there are:

    a) 10 outfield players and one goalkeeper. b)- 11 outfield players and one goalkeeper .

    c) one outfield player and 10 goalkeeper.

    2- How many rules are there in the Laws of the Game?

    a) Seventeeen b) Twenty c) Ten

    3- How many substitutes are there in official matches?

    a) one b) four c) three

    4- What colour is the referees equipment?

    a) Black or phosphorus green. b) Black c) Orange

    5- How many referee assistants are there?

    a) Two b)Three c) Four

    6- The match lasts:

    a) two halves of 15 minutes each. B) two halves of 45 minutes each.

    c) three halves of 90 minutes each.

    7- How big is the pitch?

    a) 7. 32 metres long and 2.44 metres wide b) between 90 and 120 metre long and 45 to 90 metres wide

    c) 120 metres long and 90 metres wide

    8- The footballers wear a shirt with the number of the player on the:

    a) back b) chest c) leg

    9- There are several kind of kicks. What are they?

    a)Penalty kick and free kick. b) Penalty kick, free kick and goal kick.

    c) Penalty kick, free kick, goal kick and corner kick.

    10- What colour are the referees card?

    a) Red and green b)Yellow and green c)Red and yellow.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 A quiz question about football

    Yo Your score:

    8 10 Very good! 4 7 Not bad! Under 3 Try again!

  • The official match ball for the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP is a special ball

    called that means in Zulu.

    But each World Cup had its own ball. Now, complete this chart.

    Official match ball

    Year of the World Cup

    Host Country









    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010World Cup history

  • This is the 2010 World Cup Mascot. His name is Zakumi. Answer the questions about

    him and colour the picture.

    What does his name mean?

    Za- means and

    -kumi means in several African


    What colour is Zakumi?.....................



    What colour is his hair?........

    What does he always wear?..


    What animal is he?..

    What does he love doing?..

    What does his T-shirt say?.

    What is his job?.

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010The Official Mascot

  • Here you have Zakumis friends. They are World Cup official mascots too.

    What are their names? Where are they from?

    1 2.. 3.

    .. .

    4 5.. 6

    .. .

    7 8.. 9.

    . ..

    10. 11.

    .. ..

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010World Cup history










  • What is the unit of

    money in South Africa?


    1 Euro 9.66 Zar1 US Dollar 7.38 Zar

    Try to solve the following maths problems using the former chart.

    1) You are going to South Africa to watch the semi-final. You want to buy category two tickets for yourself, your mother, father, two brothers and sister. What is the total cost of all the tickets?

    Category 1 4 200 ZarCategory 2 2 800 ZarCategory 3 1 750 ZarCategory 4 700 Zar

    FIFA WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010Maths in the World Cup

  • 2) How much money is the difference between one Category 1 ticket and one Category 3 ticket?

    3) How much money do you need if you choose category one tickets in the final?

    Category 1 6 300 ZarCategory 2 4 200 ZarCategory 3 2 800 ZarCategory 4 1 050 Zar

    4) If I travel to South Africa with 250$. How many ZAR have I got? Can I buy Category 1 tickets inn the final for all my family?

    5)The prize money for the World Cup team winner was 30 million dollars. How many South African Rand are they?

    6) A Category 4 ticket in the final costs 1 050 ZAR.How many tickets can I buy for 750 Euros?

    What is the unit of money in South Africa?