Go, play or do? Write the adjectives in the correct column. runningvolleyballskating cyclingjudosquash joggingyogarugby aerobicswalkingswimming badmintonathleticsclimbing skateboardingskiingdiving kockeyfootballbaseball surfingtable tennismartial arts
Which sports use the equipment below? a swimsuit and goggles skis and poles a wetsuit and a board a ball and a pitch a racket and a net a bat and a helmet a basket and a ball a canoe, a paddle and a lifejacket a rope and harness clubs and a course
Places in sports: a court, a course, a pitch, a track, a circuit? True or false? 1. Golf is played with clubs on a court. 2. You play squash on a court with a bat. 3. You play hockey on a track using a stick. 4. You go skating at pitch, and take your skates with you. 5. Tennis is played on a clay court or a grass court, but you always need a racket. 6. Good skateboarders use a ramp. 7. Baseball is played with a stick. 8. Footballers wear boots on their feet.
I think (that), I believe (that), In my opinion, Most people think (that) doing yoga/playing golf/jogging... is exciting is great fun is beneficial to one’s body is relaxing is easy is safe is challenging is amazing is dull is boring is awful is unhealthy is tiring is stressful is silly is difficult is dangerous is monotonous
Doing yoga/playing golf/jogging...makes me feel better full of energy energetic active cheerful fit healthy anxious afraid nervous insecure exhausted tired worn out drained of energy
It also helps me... socialise stay in shape keep fit relax unwind sleep better lose weight burn calories faster
And it gives me... (more) energy (more) vitality a better mood body strength relief from stress
It improves... my mood my fitness my mental fitness my health my muscle /’ m ʌsəl/tone
It makes... my heart stronger my legs stronger my stomach flatter my body more flexible
Doing yoga/playing golf/jogging... needs too much physical effort may cause injuries can be done anywhere can be practised in all age groups requires expensive equipment is manlike/womanlike is more manlike/more womanlike is male dominated/is female dominated
In pairs, answer the questions below: Are you into sport? Do you prefer team sport or individual sport? Why? What sport or exercise do you do? Where? How often? Who with? Do you need any special equipment to do it? Is it difficult to learn? Is it suitable for everybody? Does it have any disadvantages? Do you think everybody should do sport? Why?
And more questions … 1. What’s the most popular sport and why? 2. Who’s your favourite all-time sports star? Why? 3. “Child sport stars do not have a normal childhood.” Do you agree? 4. In Spain, is it common to raise money through sports events? 5. Do you have good or bds experiences with sports at school? 6. John Wooden said: "Sports do not build character. They reveal it." Do you agree?