2. MASTERS OF
• Manga, Sudoku, Brain Age or
the popular PlayStation, it
seems that everywhere you
look, the Japanese are very
good at helping people have
fun. We take a closer look..
3. 1. Manga is the name of a style of
Japanese comics. They began in
the late 18 Century. Many young
people around the world love
reading Manga but in Japan they
are popular with adults and young
people. One interesting thing
about Manga comics is that even
in English-you read them from
right to left and not from left to
night and you start at the back of
4. 2 . sudoku is a kind of number
puzzle. It was very popular in Japan
in the 1990s but it became famous
around the world In 2005. You can
find Sudoku puzzles now in
newspapers almost everywhere.
Doing Sudoku is a popular activity
for people on the bus or train to
5. 3 . Playing video games is almost
a national pastime in Japan. So
it's no surprise that the
PlayStation and Nintendo video
game companies are Japanese.
One of the most recent popular
games for adults is Dr
Kawashima's Brain Training. This
is a video game with a series of
puzzles. Kawashima says that
doing these puzzles is good for
your health; it makes your brain
younger and your thinking time
6. A ball can change the
There are one billion homeless people in our world
The Homeless World Cup is an annual, international football tournament.
The objective is to end homelessness. The first Homeless World Cup was in
the city of Graz, Austria in 2003. There were 19 countries. More than 144
homeless men and women played. Austria won the tournament. The players
say that the event changes their lives. For example, since the 2006
Homeless World Cup in Cape Town...
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7. In addition, the organizers of the
Homeless World Cup say that the
event can change the way we see
homeless people. More than 100,000
people watched the 2007 tournament
in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Playing in the
Homeless World Cup
has been a fantastic
experience for all our
team. We have all
worked very hard
and have learnt so
much. Ricardo Arma,
8. Kim's Game
Kim's Game originally comes from a book called Kim by the
English writer Rudyard Kipling. In the book, the main
character Kim plays this game to train his powers of
observation and become a spy for the British government in
India and Asia. The game became very popular with the
American Boy Scouts organization and is also a popular
game for language learners. It's easy to play Kim's game...
9. Rudyard Kipling (1865- 1936) was the first English writer
to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Kipling was born
in Mumbai, and many of his books are about India. His
most famous books are The Jungle Book, Just So Stories
10. Unit 10 exercises
The ing- form
1. Re write the sentence to include an appropriate verb in the ing form , in some
sentence you may need to include
1. I like science fiction films
2. He likes jazz
3. They love black coffee
4. She have big supermarkets
5. We don’t like poetry
6. She likes football
7. He loves his ears
11. Going to
2 .Match the reply to the question or comment
1. Will you be at angels party ?
2. Are you going to have holiday ?
3. Is your car is ok now?
4. You don’t look too good?
5. You didn't phone Pavel ?
6. Did you buy that new café ?
7. Aren't your friend from Egypt going to visit soon ?