BEING A TEACHER....

BEING A TEACHER IS A DIFFICULT TASK NOWADAYS, SO I DECIDED TO FOLLOW THIS PIECE OF ADVICE BY BRUCE LEE:

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

by Bruce Lee

lunes, 6 de junio de 2016

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." by Muhammad Ali



How would you put this sentence into reported speech?



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And always remember Muhammad Ali's words: "I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' Muhammad Ali
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' Muhammad Ali
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6 comentarios:

  1. Yeah, I would
    Reported speech: to float like a butterfly, and to sting like bee.
    Muhammad Ali died on June 3 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, due to Parkinson's disease with which carried for 32 years.
    He died at 74 years, Cassius Clay, his real name, was world champion in 1964, 1974 and 1978. In his record also highlights the Olympic championship won in 1960 in Rome.

    He took the name of Mohammad Ali in 1967 when he refused to perform military service and go to the US war against Vietnam held. Due of their religious beliefs he adopted his new name and then was imprisoned, stripped of his title and banned for three and a half years of the sport for refusing to take part in acts of war.

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  2. To put this sentence into reported speech:
    Muhammad Ali said that he was the Greatest and he also said that even before he knew he was.
    Muhammad Ali was born on 17th February in 1942. His parents were Cassius Marcellus Clay and Odessa O'Grady. He had one sister and four brothers. His father painted billboards and signs, his mother was a housewife. He started boxing by a policeman named Louisville and by the coach Joe E. Martin, who met him when he was angry because a thief stole his bike. During his life , Clay won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two national Golden Gloves titles, one National Amateur Athletic Union title and Amateur gold medal at the Olympic Games 1960 in Rome. His amateur record was 100 wins with five losses. He has become in the best boxer in the history because of his speed and agility in combat. After twenty bouts, he won to Sonny Liston and he became the world champion in his category. In 1978, he lost his title versus Leon Spinks in Las Vegas. However, this same year he recovered it. Ali fought for last time on 11th December 1981 in Nassau, and he lost versus Trevor Berbick. And to conclude, he died on 4 th June 2016.
    In short, Muhammad Ali was a person with a great personality and above all a fighter against the problems that could happen in life.

    Joaquín Alejandro España Sánchez 4 ESO.B

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  3. To put this sentence into reported speech:
    Muhammad Ali said that he was the Greatest and he also said that even before he knew he was.


    Muhammad Ali was born on 17th February in 1942. His parents were Cassius Marcellus Clay and Odessa O'Grady. He had one sister and four brothers. His father painted billboards and signs, his mother was a housewife. He started boxing by a policeman named Louisville and by the coach Joe E. Martin, who met him when he was angry because a thief stole his bike. During his life , Clay won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two national Golden Gloves titles, one National Amateur Athletic Union title and Amateur gold medal at the Olympic Games 1960 in Rome. His amateur record was 100 wins with five losses. He has become in the best boxer in the history because of his speed and agility in combat. After twenty bouts, he won to Sonny Liston and he became the world champion in his category. In 1978, he lost his title versus Leon Spinks in Las Vegas. However, this same year he recovered it. Ali fought for last time on 11th December 1981 in Nassau, and he lost versus Trevor Berbick. And to conclude, he died on 4 th June 2016.


    In short, Muhammad Ali was a person with a great personality and above all a fighter against the problems that could happen in life.

    Joaquín Alejandro España Sánchez 4 ESO.B

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  4. First of all, I’m going to put the sentence in reported speech. I think it would be, Muhammad Ali told the people to float like a butterfly and to sting like bee.
    And I’m also going to transform the sentence of the image, Muhammad Ali said that he was the Greatest and he also said that even before he knew he was.

    Muhammad Ali was born in 1942 in Louisville. He was probably the best boxer of all times and one of the best sportsman of the history. He initiated the boxing world because of the theft of his bike, since the policeman who realized the denunciation was a trainer of boxing.
    At the age of eighteen he obtained his first great success, he won the golden medal of the light heavyweight in the Olympic Games of Rome in 1960 and after that he became professional thanks to his trainer Angelo Dundee. He was proclaimed champion of the world for the first time in 1964.
    At the end of his career he had disputed 61 combats with 56 victories (37 for KO) and 5 defeats.

    I think there won’t be another boxer like him in the world.


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  5. To put this sentence into reported speech:
    Muhammad Ali said that he was the Greatest and that he had said that even before.

    Muhammad Ali was born on 17th February in 1942. His parents were Cassius Marcellus Clay and Odessa O'Grady. He had one sister and four brothers. His father painted billboards and signs, his mother was a housewife. He started boxing by a policeman named Louisville and by the coach Joe E. Martin, who met him when he was angry because a thief stole his bike. During his life , Clay won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two national Golden Gloves titles, one National Amateur Athletic Union title and Amateur gold medal at the Olympic Games 1960 in Rome. His amateur record was 100 wins with five losses.

    He has become in the best boxer in the history because of his speed and agility in combat. After twenty bouts, he won to Sonny Liston and he became the world champion in his category. In 1978, he lost his title versus Leon Spinks in Las Vegas. However, this same year he recovered it. Ali fought for last time on 11th December 1981 in Nassau, and he lost versus Trevor Berbick. And to conclude, he died on 4 th June 2016.

    In short, Muhammad Ali was a person with a great personality and above all a fighter against the problems that could happen in life.

    Joaquín Alejandro España Sánchez

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  6. float like a butterfly sting like a bee by my Hammad Ali. The famous phrase by Ali "fly like a butterfly sting like a bee" is very deep philosophically speaking. It consists in analysing what's the rounders and say what is true. It is practice and strategy. It is making yourself invisible and able to see. in this state you become everything, you have no limits. It never ends. You cross mountains. It is a world without space nor time. that's how his life was. He was in charge of the universe.

    Muhammad Ali was an American boxer, considered the best of his times, or at least one of the most known. He was a social figure within enormous influence in his generation, in politics or on social battles. He was Best known because of his boxing style, it was very different from the ordinary. once he finished his boxing career he stayed as one of the most recognised personalities in the world. In order to become a celebrity he had to fit in with other musical figures and art and literature in 1960. he stood against cases about racism religion and politics.

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