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Pastimes (General)

Pastimes

Andrew and Isobel have gone to their local Youth Club. They are reading the latest information about a sports competition.

Riaghailtean nan co-fharpaisean

  1. Feumaidh ainmean a bhith aig Iain MacUilleim airson sgiobaidhean ball-coise, iomain, agus hocaidh ro 4.00f Diluain 17 Lùnastal.

  2. Feumaidh d’ ainm a bhith aig Iain MacUilleim airson snàmh no teanas ro 4.00f Dimàirt 18 Lùnastal.

  3. Feumaidh brògan-spòrs a bhith air gach neach a tha a’ cluich anns an ionad-spòrs, talla na sgoile no an raon teanais.

Question

What does Riaghailtean nan co-fharpaisean mean?

Answer

Rules of the competitions.

This requires careful reading riaghailtean = rules nan = of the co-fharpaisean = competitions (co-fharpais = competition).

Question

What is the deadline for handing in the names of the football, shinty and hockey teams?

Answer

Before 4.00pm on Monday 17 August.

Notice that before 4.00pm is ro 4.00f and that f = feasgar = pm

Question

Where must you wear trainers, according to the rules?

Answer

Sports centre, school hall, tennis court.

Did you know that:

ionad = place or centre

talla = hall

raon = field, or court

raon-cluiche = playing field

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