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See also:
vocabulary: football
vocabulary: sports
skills: football
skills: adventure sports
skills: exercise and fitness
 
 

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BBC Talking sport (538)
Weekly short listening text for students on some aspect of sport - usually a piece about a particular sports person.
 
 

 

Boxing (706)
Vox pops: How do you feel about boxing?
 
 

 

Marathon running (781)
Two presenters discuss marathon running and explain some of the language they use.
 
 

 

 

Pictures for sportsPage top ↑
 
Sports and leisure picture set (136)
Set of 12 pictures showing sports and energetic leisure activities
 
 

 



Book references for sportsPage top ↑
 

General English course books (adults)


Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 4 Adrenalin  Pages 32 - 35
p35 - listening - Interview with female boxer, Jane Couch.
 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 
Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
Module 1 Leisure and lifestyle  Pages 8 - 9
Sports quiz: try and answer questions, listen to check results
 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 40   Reading - personal challenges: Moonwalk
Reading about a woman who plans to raise money for charity by taking part in a power-walk.
Unit 5 Ritual  Pages 46 - 47  Mind games
Reading text about the rituals practised by famous sports stars before matches. Comprehension questions + vocabulary work
 

Speaking / listening skills books


Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 
Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
Listening 7 - Leisure centre  Pages 20 - 21
Recorded telephone information about a leisure centre : opening times, facilities etc.
 


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