Sports

About

This theme page presents lesson plans and materials to learn about the Sports in year 1-9 of Swedish Compulsory School
Many activities on this theme page require some planning, as there may be several choices behind one link.

Songs

We're going to win | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

We’re going to win | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/songs/were-going-winWe’re going to win A song about soccer (yr 4-6)

 

Sports and Injuries | Song practicing past simple & continuous | English Through Music - YouTube

Sports and Injuries | Song practicing past simple & continuous | English Through Music – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvqRopIEKmkVisit: http://www.englishthroughmusic.es English Through Music
Can be used to teach past tense (yr 5-7)

Vocabulary

ESL-Kids - ESL Flashcards | Sports

ESL-Kids – ESL Flashcards | Sportshttp://esl-kids.com/flashcards/sports.htmlESL-Kids.com – ESL stuff for teaching kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children’s song lyrics. A great resource for teachers of ESL kids.  (yr 1-4)

 

Sport vocabulary for kids learning English | Matching game

Sport vocabulary for kids learning English | Matching gamehttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/sportMatching.htmIf kids are new to the topic, or if they need some help with their spelling, introduce the vocabulary by using our wordlist or picture dictionary before playing the game. 1:1 or IWB (yr 2-3)

 

Sports Picture Vocabulary | EFLnethttp://www.eflnet.com/vocab/sports_vocabulary.phpSports Links to picture dictionary slides and activities (yr 2-6)

Category: Sports/Hobbies | Learning Chocolate

Category: Sports/Hobbies | Learning Chocolatehttp://www.learningchocolate.com/category/sportshobbies
Picture Dictionaries with learning activities for 1:1 or IWB (yr 3-7)

 

English Vocabulary and Grammar, Sports Equipment, there is versus there are - YouTube

English Vocabulary and Grammar, Sports Equipment, there is versus there are – YouTube (5:27) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-D90agZeskThis video covers vocabulary for sports equipment. Also, students learn to use “there is” and “there are” to talk about what exists.

 

Vocabulary Podcast Series: Extreme Sports - YouTube

Vocabulary Podcast Series: Extreme Sports – YouTube (3:06)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I7iQZwbiSw
Extreme Sports Vocabulary explained (yr 7-9)

 

ESL Quiz – Sports Words (Letitia Bradley) I-TESL-Jhttp://a4esl.org/q/h/lb/sportw.html
Learn idiomatic sports expressions (yr 8-9)

 

Worksheets

Sports Worksheets for Young ESL Learnershttp://bogglesworldesl.com/kids_worksheets/sports.htm Downloadable Vocabulary Worksheets for ESL Young Learners (yr 2-6)

 

Sport vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resources

Sport vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resourceshttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/sportPrintables.htmChoose from five different types of worksheets designed to learn and practise English vocabulary related to the theme Sport. (yr 3-6)

 

ESL, English vocabulary, printable worksheets, sports, olympic games

ESL, English vocabulary, printable worksheets, sports, Olympic gameshttp://www.esltower.com/VOCABSHEETS/sports/sports.htmlKiz School provides: Video Tutorials, PPT, Interactive Games & Quizzes, Printable PDF Worksheets & Flashcards, among others. (yr 3-7)

 

Free Time Hobbies Sports ESL EFL Activities Games Worksheets

Free Time Hobbies Sports ESL EFL Activities Games Worksheetshttp://www.teach-this.com/resources/teaching/free-time-hobbies-sportsFree ESL EFL teaching activities, games, worksheets and lessons about free time activities, hobbies and sports. Try these beneficial resources in class today. (yr 5-7)

 

Lesson Plans

Women's football | LearnEnglish Teens | British Council

Women’s football | LearnEnglish Teens | British Councilhttp://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/uk-now/video-uk/womens-footballWomen’s football A video-based lesson plan from British Council (yr 6-9)

 

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Everest Record

Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Everest Recordhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1005/100523-record_breaker.htmlA 13-year-old boy has become the youngest person to climb Mt. Everest. Jordan Romero broke the previous record set by Nepal’s 15-year-old Ming Kipa in 2003. (yr 7-9)

 

Advanced Learning English Lesson 4 - Extreme Sports - Vocabulary and Pronunciation - YouTube

Advanced Learning English Lesson 4 – Extreme Sports – Vocabulary and Pronunciation – YouTube (20:56) https://youtu.be/YIIvUiByA_8This is a new advanced English series of lessons. It will help you learn new vocabulary definitions and uses while providing some clear reading to learn West…

Reading

ESL reading, ESL videos, stories,

ESL reading, ESL videos, stories,http://www.newsinlevels.com/level-2/sport/Listening / Reading texts in three levels with up-to-date new articles (yr 5-9)

 

Listening

Sportshttp://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-sports.htmPlaying sports is not just for the Olympic games or professional athletes. Listen to the sports vocabulary (yr 4-7)

 

Soccer or Football, Is It the Same Game?

Soccer or Football, Is It the Same Game? (6:68) http://learningenglish.voanews.com/content/soccer-cultures-planned-vs-spontaneous/1940801.htmlChildren all over the world spend countless hours outside kicking around a ball on the ground. Soccer is a game beloved from South America to Europe, from Africa to Asia. At its simplest, it involves a foot and ball. But in the United States soccer can involve much more than that. A podcast from VOA, text available (yr 6-8)

 

Intermediate Listening | Sports Roundup | esl-lounge Student

Intermediate Listening | Sports Roundup | esl-lounge Studenthttp://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/3L2-sports.phpSports Roundup. A ready-to-use news story with comprehension questions (yr 7-9)

 

About Sports in Easy English (ESL/EFL)http://www.manythings.org/voa/sports/Other VOA Material on This Web Site Voice of America Special English Study This page is part of Interesting Things for ESL Students.  A long list of topics, slow speech, text available (yr 7-9)

 

Viewing

Sports Day! Get ready! Don't stop! English Nursery Rhymes Animated story card and songs - YouTube

Sports Day! Get ready! Don’t stop! English Nursery Rhymes Animated story card and songs – YouTube (3:29)https://youtu.be/1zmz_wKea3UNurseryDayTV PRESENTS: The Blue Balloon. Happy Birthday dear Star. PlayTime. Starter. Story 3. English Nursery Rhymes. (yr 2-3)

 

Sports in Britain 5 8 ESL video - YouTube

Sports in Britain 5 8 ESL video – YouTube (4:44)https://youtu.be/7slweZWNV5ALearning English Online at http://tienganhthongdung.com
The most common sports presented (yr 4-6)

 

My secret team | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

My secret team | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council  (1:56) http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/my-secret-teamMy secret team A good discussion base about teams (yr 4-6)

 

Curious George Plays Basketball (Old Cartoon 1980s) - YouTube

Curious George Plays Basketball (Old Cartoon 1980s) – YouTube  (4:08) https://youtu.be/PaeyIA0Q7TIVisit http://www.yaddlezap.com , an arts & entertainment hub.
A monkey at a basketball game (from 1980) (yr 4-6)

 

Sports for Kids - Learning about Sports - YouTube

Sports for Kids – Learning about Sports – YouTube (1:26)https://youtu.be/VnOz6VHFQXMThis fun video shows different sports and teaches children about a wide range of athletic activities. Common sports explained shortly (yr 4-7)

 

Learn English with El Chavo-Let's have fun learning about sports! - YouTube

Learn English with El Chavo-Let’s have fun learning about sports! – YouTube (11:51) https://youtu.be/GvxFn4Y3kwcLearn English with El Chavo-Let’s have fun learning about sports! (yr 5-7)

 

How to Play Cricket - YouTube

How to Play Cricket – YouTube (2:58)https://youtu.be/yPXAzgwwo0AWatch more Outdoor Games videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/399025-How-to-Play-Cricket (yr 6-9)

 

Top 10 Sports That Are Fun To Play | WatchMojo.com

Top 10 Sports That Are Fun To Play | WatchMojo.com (9:27) http://www.watchmojo.com/video/id/13341/Watching sports is good, but playing them is better! And playing these sports is the best! (yr 7-9)

 

Extreme Sports - YouTube

Extreme Sports – YouTube (2:34) https://youtu.be/dNREn4bWPaEExtreme Sports (48) An overview of extreme sports in Bulgaria (yr 7-9)

 

 

 

 

 

Baseball Rules of Engagement - YouTube

Whiteboard Video Rules of Baseball (yr 8-9)

 

Goofy - "How To Play Football" (1944) - YouTube

Goofy – “How To Play Football” (1944) – YouTube (7:40) https://youtu.be/5a1z26twsoYGoofy – “How To Play Football” Release Date: 15 September 1944 (USA) (yr 8-9)

 

The Rules of Rugby Union - EXPLAINED! - YouTube

The Rules of Rugby Union – EXPLAINED! – YouTube (3:49)https://youtu.be/smnuRhNtT2ENinh explains the Rules of Rugby Union. A beginner’s explanation of Rugby Rules.
(yr 8-9)

 

The 18 Strangest "Sports" In The World - Business Insider

The 18 Strangest “Sports” In The World – Business Insiderhttp://www.businessinsider.com/obscure-weird-sports-2010-11?op=1&IR=THave you tried any of these? Watch videos (yr 6-9) and read (yr 8-9) about strange sports

 

Fabrice Beaux Interview on Hawaii Xtreme Sports TV - YouTube

Fabrice Beaux Interview on Hawaii Xtreme Sports TV – YouTube (7:44) https://youtu.be/cNqU2-N3eOgNeilPryde Team Rider Fabrice Beaux Interview on Hawaii Xtreme Sports TV (yr 8-9)

 

10 Most Dangerous Extreme Sports - YouTube

10 Most Dangerous Extreme Sports – YouTube (3:30)https://youtu.be/YNxrOnKA0SgHere are 10 most dangerous extreme sports you need to try before you die… or die trying, I should say. (yr 8-9)

 

Extreme Sports Pro - Interview with Christian Pondella Rocks! - YouTube

Extreme Sports Pro – Interview with Christian Pondella Rocks! – YouTube  (6:23)https://youtu.be/4_pR10JCfTAMeet the SanDisk Extreme Team; a group of professional photographers that are the top of their field. Extreme Sports, Pro Sports NFL NBA,… (yr 9)

 

Speaking

ESL Conversation Questions – Sports (I-TESL-J)http://iteslj.org/questions/sports.htmlConversation Questions Sports A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom. Related: Baseball, Basketball, Bullfighting (yr 6-8)

 

Let´s talk about SPORT worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers

Let´s talk about SPORT worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/lets_talk_about_sport/questions-sports-lets/4117This worksheet contains 18 conversation cards, a vocabulary matching exercises (with pictures) and a grammar point (go/play/do).  Free registration required  (yr 7-9)

 

ESL Discussions: Conversation Questions: Speaking Lesson: Sport

ESL Discussions: Conversation Questions: Speaking Lesson: Sporthttp://www.esldiscussions.com/s/sport.htmlRichard M. Nixon said: “I don’t know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports.” Do you agree? (yr 7-9)

 

Writing

Write instructions to your favourite sport to someone who has never seen or heard about it.

Games

Jeopardy Quiz Show Review sports, Hobbies and Activities. Students choose points and answer questions to score points (yr 5-7)
Your Sports Type Find out which sport would fit you best? 1:1 or copy the questions (yr 7-9)

More Materials

| Premier Skills English

| Premier Skills Englishhttp://premierskillsenglish.britishcouncil.org/skillsIn this section, you can improve your English skills. English skills are just like football skills. If you want to improve, you have to practise. (yr 7-9)

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