IB English B: Mandela

Here is a text for close reading which you could relate to a showing of the film Invictus, and as a prelude to reading the book. Introduce it to the students with the summary of the context given below."Playing the Enemy", by the eminent journalist John Carlin, tells the story of Nelson Mandela and the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. (See Playing the Enemy ) It tells how Mandela managed to use this great sporting...

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