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<ul><li> 1. Global festival of sport- but is it just about the football?<br />This summer South Africa will host the FIFA 2010 World Cup, the largest international event ever held on African soil. <br /></li> <li> 2. Citizenship Lesson Monday 14th June<br />Topic- using the World Cup in Africa to reaffirm that solidarity with South Africans in their struggle for freedom and democracy, to celebrate diversity and tackle racism in our society.<br /></li> <li> 3. economic benefit to South Africa could reach $7 billion.<br />more than 400,000 jobs have already been created, which is significant in a country with 23.5 percent unemployment.<br />direct economic value for GDP is approximately $21.3 billion<br />South African government plans to spend a total of $2.2 billion for stadiums and infrastructure<br /><ul><li>32 teams with an average of 50 people per team </li> <li> 4. 14,500 VIPs and dignitaries, </li> <li> 5. 500 officials </li> <li> 6. 10,500 media. </li> <li> 7. A projected number of half a million foreign visitors (located outside of Africa) are expected and staying an average of 15 days.[</li></ul>South African economy will improve by attracting international investors<br />The government also plans to spend millions building a new international airport. <br /></li> <li> 8. The World Cup will not just showcase South Africa, it also has the potential to reshape many people's view of the continent as a whole. <br />Most news stories that come out of Africa are negative: wars and humanitarian crises, despots and rebel leaders. From Darfur to Zimbabwe and Somalia to Guinea, when Africa makes the headlines it tends to be for the wrong reasons. <br />Yet this summer Africa will be the backdrop to a month-long "good news" story. For the first time since the World Cup first took place in 1930 it will be held in Africa.<br /></li> <li> 9. Many communities in Britain have a long and proud history of standing in solidarity with South Africans in their struggle for freedom and democracy. <br />World Cup 2010 provides an opportunity to celebrate and reaffirm that solidarity, celebrate diversity and tackle racism in our society.<br /></li> <li> 10. Follow your country..Every tutor group had a country playing in this months world cup, pulled out of the hat.<br /></li> <li> 11. Create a factfile of your country.<br />Develop a timeline of important events for your country.<br />Design your own football strip for your country<br />Colour your countries flag<br />To learn about the South African struggle for freedom and discuss the issues surrounding it.<br />Create your own country- develop your own mission statement, create your countries flag, create a chant for your country.<br />Discover what the impact is of the worlds media on Africa for a month.<br />Write a World Cup blog<br />Make your own world cup trophy<br />Football in different languages<br />Activities to choose from;<br /></li> <li> 12. Resources- at end of document +<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Resources<br /></li> <li> 13. YouTube - South African World Cup 2010;feature=related<br />YouTube - World Cup South Africa 2010 Commercial;feature=related<br />YouTube - Apartheid and FIFA World Cup on ESPN.<br />YouTube - 2010 FIFA World Cup: United;feature=related<br />YouTube - *NEW* Pepsi Ad | World Cup 2010 | Oh Africa - Akon | Messi Henry Kaka LampardArshavinDrogba ||HD||;feature=related<br />INVICTUS: Movie Trailer - Video<br />France24 - South Africa: a fragile democracy?<br />Dailymotion - World Cup the latest chapter in Soweto story - unevidoActu et Politique<br />Resources continued<br /></li> </ul>