Monthly Archives: October 2010

PAUL, THE WORLD-FAMOUS OCTOPUS…(B1)

THIS IS PAUL, THE OCTOPUS. DO YOU REMEMBER HIM?

Lyrics to the Paul the octopus song: Paul, Paul, we want Paul !! Paul, Paul, we want Paul !! Paul the octopus, Paul the octopus, Paul the octopus, we love you. You pick the winner when you eat your dinner, Paul the octopus, we love you. Your tentacles are magical, they pick the winning team. You were born in England, now you live in Germany. Paul, Paul, we want Paul !! Paul the octopus, Paul the octopus, Paul the octopus, we love you. You pick the winner when you eat your dinner, Paul the octopus, we… love… YOU

 

TALKING ABOUT SPORT…. WHY IS PAUL, THE OCTOPUS, IN THE NEWS TODAY?

LET US SHARE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE ABOUT IT.

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ALONSO JUMPS TO THE LEAD (B1)

THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN READ IN EL PAIS TODAY.( Click on the link below)

ALONSO

DO YOU THINK FERNANDO ALONSO WILL WIN THE  WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP?

DID THEY WIN OR CHEAT? (B1)

CHEATED: PRONUNCIATION OF -ED ENDING (REGULAR VERBS)

WIN-WON-WON (IRREGULAR VERBS) (page 156)

I´M AFRAID YOU´LL HAVE TO LEARN THOSE BY HEART!!

DID CONTADOR WIN …or… CHEAT? (B1)

The Spanish cyclist tested positive for Clenbuterol during the Tour de France which he won.
 


It has been revealed that the winner of the Tour de France, Spain’s Alberto Contador, tested positive for Clenbuterol on the last rest day of the race.

The rider made the finding public himself, and claims that the only way it could have happened from food contamination.

Although levels found were considered to be no more than trace if the cycling controlling body, UCI, decides to take action he could be stripped of the Tour de France win and face a two-year ban from the sport. For now he has been ‘formally and provisionally’ suspended.

Speaking to the press in his home town of Pinto, Madrid, at noon Thursday he said it was like being condemned to the electric chair and not being able to say anything about it.

Read more: http://www.typicallyspanish.com/news/publish/article_27349.shtml#ixzz12pt5AeyK

WHAT DO YOU THINK? DID HE WIN OR CHEAT? IS IT FAIR THE WAY HE´S BEEN TREATED?
IF HE WERE PROVED TO BE GUILTY, WHAT KIND OF PUNISHMENT WOULD BE FAIR?
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