Soccer is a game that can be enjoyed by anyone anywhere. All you need is a little space and a ball. In this non-fiction book we meet two schoolboys who enjoy playing soccer and two famous soccer stars. We learn more about two of the main soccer clubs in South Africa. The main concepts that are carried throughout the telling and teaching of the story include soccer vocabulary and the positive role models introduced. Additional concepts include looking at soccer as an international sport and discussing people's interests. The story can be used as a starting point to find out from the learners what their favourite sports are. One can then look specifically at soccer and the vocabulary linked to soccer. Refer to the famous soccer stars, pointing out that they are from different countries.


Title: Ibhola ekhatywayo! Series: LITTLE LIBRARY LITERACY READERS (IsiXhosa)


ISBN: 9780521724968 Author: Kerry Saadien-Raad


Publisher: Cambridge University Press Applicable Grades/


Level: R,1,2,3 Publication


Language: IsiXhosa


Format: Paperback Type: Reader