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SUBMITTED BY: Patrick Bickford

BORROWED FROM / INSPIRED BY: Niigata's Lost Horizon (1989)


GRAMMAR: Bare Infinitive (must)

EXAMPLE: You must dribble the ball.

DATE ADDED: Oct 28, 2009


    Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)Ó


05-15 min.

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BRIEF OUTLINE: Students listen to the rules of various sports and must guess the correct sport.



  1. You and the JTE alternate between telling the class the rules to various sports. When a student thinks they know the answer, they raise their hand and ask, "Is it ~?"
    1. Here are some rules:
      • You must not touch the net.
      • ...must hit, not catch the ball.
      • ...must not cross the net's line.
      • ...must not hit the ball four times.
      • You must not push other players.
      • ...must not hold other players' arms.
      • ...must not go out of bounds.
      • ...must not double-dribble.
      • You must not throw four balls.
      • ...must not make three strikes.
      • ...must run to 1st before running to 2nd.
      • ...must not throw wild pitches.
    • TENNIS
      • You must not hit the ball into the net.
      • ...must not use two rackets.
      • ...must hit the ball over the net.
      • ...must not hit the ball over the end line.
    • SOCCER
      • You must not touch the ball with your hands.
      • ...must not kick the ball over the lines.
      • ...must not kick other players.
      • ...must not kick the ball into your own team's goal.

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