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Our Language Test

This is our Language Test. We must search for a famous person and make the following activities.

1) Look for a biography of a celebrity or a person you admire  and post it in your blog. Write a short paragraph explaining why you have chosen him or her.(50 words)

Sergio Gabriel Martínez (Maravilla Martínez) was born in 21th February  of 1975 in Quilmes. He is an Argentine professional. He is the current Lineal, The Ring and WBC Middleweight champion. Martinez is currently rated as the number five pound for pound best boxer in the world by most spotrting news and boxing websites, including Sports Illustrated, ESPN and Yahoo! Sports. He is rated as the n°. 4 pound of pound boxer in the world by The Ring. In 2010 he received The Ring and BWAA “Fighter of the Year” and The Ring “Knockout of the Year” Awards. Martínez holds notable victories over former World Champions like: Kelly Pavlik, Paul Williams, Sergiy Dziziruk and Julio César Chavez Junior. Last year he had fought with Martin Murray and he had won. Because of a family tradition he started boxing when he was twenty years and trained with his uncle Rubén Paniagua.

2) Write an interview you could have had with that person and post it.What would you ask him/her? Use at least four different tense forms. (at least 15 exchanges)

  • Hi Sergio, are you ready for the questions?
  • Hi Tomi, yes I’m ready.
  • Why did you decide to be a boxer?
  • I decided to be a boxer because it was a family tradition.
  • Ok. Which other sport did you practice?
  • I had practiced football before I started boxin in a neighbour team called Claypole.
  • Do you like to be one of the most famous boxer in Argentina?
  • It is a good question, but yes because I feel good knowing that people appreciate me.
  • I agree on your answer. What is your history of fights?
  • I won 51 fights (28 for Knock Out), draw 2 and losed 2 fights.
  • Oh!! I t is a good fighting history.
  • Why did you say this year is going to be your last fight?
  • I said that because my mother told me to stop fighting and I had a lot of wounds.
  • The last question, do you like to fight in Argentina?
  • Yes, I like very much fighting in Argentina because I’m with my people.
  • Thanks Sergio.
  • You’re welcome Tomi.

3) Prepare an online questionnaire to check everybody´s knowledge of this famous person.  Try this one if you like: www.blubbr.tv

This is mine.


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