James Naismith, in devising the game of basketball in the winter of 1891-92, came up with a set of 13 rules. These rules, some of which have endured and some of which have faded away, form the backbone of the guidelines shaping basketball today. The 13 Rules of Basketball: 1. The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands. 2.
Original rules The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands (never with fist). A player cannot run with the ball, the player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it, allowance to be made... The ball must be ...
Rules for everyone 1) Although the foul rule is described above as a defensive rule, it applies exactly the same to all players on the court including offensive players. 2) Basketball players cannot kick the ball or hit it with their fist. 3) No player can touch the basketball while it is traveling downward towards the basket or if it is on the rim.
In international competition, FIBA Rules dictate that shirts must be numbered with plain numbers, front and back. In international competition, the numbers on the back are at least 20cm high; those on the front at least 10cm high; and all made with material not less than 2cm wide. Players shall use numbers from 4 to 15. No watches or jewelry
Modals Rules: How to Use Must, Have to, May, and Might. We’ll start with two common modal verbs: “must” and “have to.” Rules for the Modal Verbs Must and Have To. The modal verb must is used to express obligation and necessity. The phrase have to doesn’t look like a modal verb, but it performs the same function.
When using modal verbs with the past tense, the general form is this: ‘Modal + have + past participle’ as in the following sentence: ‘You should have performed better in the match.’ You can see that this a sentence following the correct form. ‘Performed’ is the past participle of ‘perform’ and ‘have’ follows the modal ‘should.’
He can hold his breath for 30 seconds (means He is able to hold his breath for 30 seconds). He may hold his breath for 30 seconds (means It is possible that he will hold his breath). 2. Could and Might. ‘Could’ and ‘might’ are used as past forms of ‘can’ and ‘may’ respectively.
Express permission, obligation, and prohibition using modals. Learning Objectives: After going through this module, you are expected to: 1. use appropriate modal verbs in different situations; 2. express permission, obligation and prohibition using appropriate modals; and 3. give the importance of using modals properly.
We use must not to talk about what is not permitted. It is common on public signs and notices informing people of rules and laws. Visitors must not park in the staff car park. Baggage must not be left unattended. Guests must not make noise after 10 p.m. We use mustn't particularly when the prohibition comes from the speaker.