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READ & LISTEN: Klapzubova jedenáctka 1.2

One-minute listening with text for those who want to improve their understanding or pronunciation of Czech… Or try to read some classic Czech books. 🙂 This is from a book by Eduard Bass “Klapzuba’s eleven”. It’s about a family football team. 🙂 Let me know how you like it! If you need help, ask. And if you like my work, please make a donation. Thank you! It’s nice to feel appreciated. 🙂

Today, you get a bonus, I tried to translate this part – but it’s tricky, because I don’t know how to speak about football and I don’t understand all the slang in Czech, let alone in English! But I hope you’ll get an idea. 😉

At 5 o’clock in the morning, he already woke the boys up and took them to a swift one-hour-long march into the wood. When they had walked for 6 kilometres, they turned around and jogged back. Only then did they get breakfast and afterwards, they started to kick. Old Klapzuba strictly supervised that each of them knew everything. And so he taught them to receive balls from the air, process them, serve, jink, shoot from a spot as well as while running, from the ground as well as directly from a serve, cross, kick back-heels, dribble, play with their heads, kick penalties and corners, throw from outs, take the ball from a foot, catch it on their chests, etc. As you can see, there was a lot what the Klapzuba boys had to learn, but that still was not all.