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The following ESL resources are available for sports:

 
Audio
 
 
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
 
 
Sports and leisure picture set (136)
Set of 12 pictures showing sports and energetic leisure activities
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

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.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

ESL grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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