The only thing Casillas wanted to say with this video was.... :
b.- his days in the national team were over.
c.- his favourite actor is Sylvester Stallone.
What do you think? Watch the video and answer
As you have seen we have emphasized what the Spanish goalkeeper said by using a most interesting structure, that is to say, a CLEFT SENTENCE. But what is it? Here are a few links for you to see how cleft sentences work ( 1 2 3 ) and you can also do some exercises about this grammatical issue: 1 2 3Some examples:
- It was 27th June when Italy defeated Spain in the Eurocup in France.
- What I want you to do this summer is to watch New That's English episodes.
Listening exercise to do:
Who would you imitate? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
Is perhaps Casillas your idol???
Episode 160622 / 22 June 2016 >>> Expressions presented: cracks down, merciless, infrastructure & think tank.