Boleh bantu saya? ACHIEVING THE DREAM
Beckham first became acquainted with the famous football club, Manchester United, at the age of eleven when he became the soccer skills champion for his age group.His prize included a two-week training stint at Old Trafford, home ground to Manchester United. Since then, there has been no looking back for him.
Beckham attributes his success to the countless hours of continuous practise working on his own at the local park and also training with his father, who was his mentor in his younger days. His discipline and commitment, together with the support of his father and family, have proved to be the perfect recipe for footballing succcess. Beckham's marriage to 'Spice Girl' Victoria Adams and the birth of their children have further enchanded his status as an idol.
READING FOR DETAILS.QUESTION IS
1.When was Beckham first introduced to Manchester United??
2.How was he introduced to the club??
3.Using information in paragraphs 1-2, Explain how Beckham achieved his ambition?
UNDERSTANDING MEANING IN CONTEXT
4.What do you think Old Trafford is??
5.Find words in the text which have these meanings.
a. A period of time doing a particular activity (line18)
b. Lifted or improved further (line28)