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A referee's vocabulary - Vocabulary

In the webdoc, Andréa is acting as referee and giving instructions to the two fencers. Find out which words a referee uses in different sports competitions.

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Did you know?

In judo, instructions are given in Japanese:
- to begin, the referee says hijame
- to stop, s/he says matte
- to announce a win, s/he says ippon

Have a go yourself

To help you understand this memo, check what the following words mean with the translator:


- un arbitre
- un adversaire
- une équipe
- un ballon / une balle
- une cage
- un poteau

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