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World Cup Words: What is a dummy?

Posted on by Kieran McGovern

In football a dummy is a body movement or feint which misleads your opponent. The classic example comes from perhaps the greatest footballer of all time in the 1970 World Cup.

100 Essential Football Words

The Big Match (B1)
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Anthology of ELT teaching resources. Includes a complete reader, The Big Match, and a wide variety of fun texts, audio recordings, interactive resouces & learning activities.

About The Big Match

City have reached the FA Cup Final for the first time. Matthew plans to be there at Wembley Stadium with his team. Then his mother brings him some very bad news:

The Big Match was originally published by Phoenix Bookshelf  (Prentice Hall/Macmillan) and was singled out for its particular excellence' in Bamford & Day's Extensive Reading in the Second Language Classroom (Cambridge, 1998).

This new edition of The Big Match is accompanied by an audio book and a full range of learning activities.

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