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Listening Comprehension: Cosmos Posted by on Aug 11, 2010

Today we’re going to try out a listening exercise about the New York Cosmos and Pelé. Watch the video, and read the short text that goes with the video. Questions 1. How long has it been since the Cosmos played? 2. When did Pelé play for the Cosmos? 3. How does the return of the…

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Lisening Comprehension: World Cup Commercial Posted by on Jul 1, 2010

Vivo released a seven minute commercial starring Pelé for the World Cup, and they also put together a nice behind the scenes video about the making of the epic commercial. Have a look and try to answer the questions. Questions 1. Where was the commercial filmed? 2. How many people were involved in the production…

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Pelé and the World Cup Posted by on Jun 22, 2010

Pelé, also known as O Rei, or the King, is very busy during the World Cup, even though he hasn’t played soccer for years. He now serves as an unofficial ambassador for Brazil, and as in any soccer-loving country, he is always welcomed with open arms. In South Africa, he attended an exhibition with works…

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Brazilian Profile: Pelé Posted by on Mar 20, 2008

Born Edison Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé is one of Brazil’s and the world’s most famous, talented, and beloved soccer players. In Brazil he is known as “O Rei,” the King, and is the all-time top scorer on Brazil’s national team. He is considered by some to be the greatest soccer player of all time, and…

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