sport

Lesson plans

Mature instructor giving psychologicalinstructions to young women while they exercising with dumbbells in gym

Vocabulary: personality traits (resilience, self-confidence, drive, humility)
Mini grammar: the+comparative….., the+comparative
Video: “4 secrets from sports psychology you can use in everyday life”

4:31

Young female athlete wrapped in US flag with gold medal

Vocabulary: money in sport (endorsements, broadcasting rights, sponsorships)
Vocabulary: salaries (make a living, make ends meet, under/overpaid)
Video: 3 money tips for athletes

2:14

Head bandage

Vocabulary: injuries (concussion, runner’s knee, pulled muscle)
Vocabulary: symptoms (dizziness, nausea, pass out)
Video: What it’s like to get a concussion?

5:01

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Woman with Good Posture Working on Laptop

Vocabulary: the human body (wrists, ankles, joints, hips) and posture (slouched, hunched, slumped)
Video: The benefits of good posture
Speaking: discussion questions; brainstorm solutions

4:26

a smart jacket with integrated technology

Vocabulary: smart clothing features (track, monitor, wearable chip)
Vocabulary: synonyms of “innovative” (revolutionary, pioneering, groundbreaking)
Video: Japan Smart Clothing: Researchers design clothes that monitor health.

2:46

a stadium full of football fans who are cheering

Functional language: talking about the team you support (I’m backing, I’m rooting for, I’m cheering for)
Vocabulary: measures against football hooliganism (ban, fine, zero-tolerance policy)
Video: Japanese fans clean up the stadium after the matches

3:30

a football with argentine flag on it

Vocabulary: football matches and statistics
Video: Heroes’ welcome for Messi and World Cup champions in Argentina
Speaking: conversation questions

 

 

2:50

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters