Self-study|IT|Int|Lesson 12: E-sports
Complete the definitions with the missing words
💡Over the last 20 years, the popularity of video games has increased significantly, completely changing the entertainment industry. Over the last decade, e-sports have become one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Why are they so popular? How do e-sports differ from real sports?
Today you’re going to study this topic in detail and fill in the gaps in your knowledge!
Ready? Let’s get started!
Tick the e-sports games
Do the tasks to see if you are right
Listen to the audio and do the tasks
Use the 🔗link to read more about careers in the e-sports industry.
Study some new vocabulary and choose the correct options to complete the predictions about the future of e-sports
Read the texts and complete the sentences with the words from the box
e-sports enthusiasts / North America / second-largest / fastest-growing / endemic and non-endemic / media rights / $1.1 billion
Complete the table with your ideas
E-sports vs. Real sports
Watch the video and mark the sentences as True or False
Complete the questions with the missing words
Read the instructions and do the task
Imagine you are a pro gamer and have been invited to a TV show. There are some questions from the audience. You have 2 minutes to prepare and make notes on the main points of your answers. Don’t forget to mention:
- the game you play;
- how you became a pro gamer;
- the advantages and disadvantages of being a pro gamer;
- the differences between e-sports and real sports.
Use the questions from the first exercise as a plan for your answer.
Use some of the expressions from the Useful language section below.
Use the voice recorder.
Complete the sentences with the correct words
Choose the correct options to complete the extracts
Click on the link in the box to read about most popular emotes and match the names to the pictures
To understand every moment of 🔗Twitch — every pitfall, every win, every ridiculous play — is to understand the emotes, those instantaneous reactions in the right sidebar. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of emotes being sent over Twitch chat every second, and to someone who’s just ventured in to check out a stream, it can be a little daunting.
Match the names of emotes to their meanings
Match the words and their definitions
Read the task and record your 3-minute speech about the conference you have chosen. You can use the words from the first exercise
It has become popular to attend conferences where attendees can not only learn some new trends in their field but also do useful networking and even promote themselves or their product. Imagine you were to go to an IT conference. Use 🔗the link to see the list of possible conferences in Consumer Technology Association. Choose one conference and comment on your choice.
Cover the following points:
- Which IT field would you choose?
- What is the essence of the conference?
- What would the conference give you?
- What kind of registration option would you prefer? Why?
- E-sports games
- Careers in E-sports
- The future of E-sports
- E-sports vs real sports
- Role play
- Homework 1
- Homework 2
- Homework 3
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