Argentina wins the World Cup

Lesson plan overview

This lesson plan is about Argentina winning the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Students will talk about the final, learn vocabulary that appears in match statistics, read an overview of the match and watch a video about the celebrations happening in Argentina right now. Other related lessons are “Phrasal verbs: The World Cup (football)“, “Football fans” and “Qatar 2022: the World Cup of controversy“.

Speaking: The lesson begins with a few conversation questions about the 2022 World Cup final. Students are encouraged to talk about the match, their expectations and how the game developed.

Vocabulary: Students look at statistics from Argentina-France final and complete the statistics with the correct word (score, target, shots, fouls, offside).

Reading: Students read an overview of the World Cup final match and complete the text with the words given. This way they will further practise the words from the previous activity + learn a few more football-related words.

Video: Students watch a video “Heroes’ welcome for Messi and World Cup champions in Argentina” and answer 5 questions with information from the video.

Speaking: The last 2 activities are focused on speaking. First students are given 4 statements to say whether they agree or they disagree with them. Next, there are 5 conversation questions students can discuss in pairs or small groups.

The printable set of conversation cards provide further opportunities for practising the target vocabulary and speaking.

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Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Comprehension questions

In-class activities

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