CRICKET WORKSHOP AND ENGLISH CLASSES TOGETHER AT THE INSTITUTE EL TIL.LER
Barcelona, 28th of January 2014.
The Institute of Secondary Education El Tiller de Les Franqueses del Vallès (Barcelona), is one of the Catalan institutes in which the sport of the cricket is very present with school activities for last three years.
In spite of the cold afternoon, past Tuesday the students of 3º of ESO enjoyed a fun and sportive day with a workshop of cricket led by Mr. Robert Masih Nahar, director of Cricket Catalonia, and Mr. Khurram Shehzad, president and captain of Barcelona Eagles Cricket Club.
The workshop, which lasted for two hours, began with a brief theoretical talk and continued with an extensive practical class that finalised with two short matches of 5 overs per side. About 48 students participated in two different groups.
This cricket workshop was also a social exercise for the students, as the language spoken during the workshop was English, so the students enjoyed playing cricket and also practicing their conversation in English at the same time.
Text and Photos: Marta Marzal