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(Updated on 11/10/2014)

 

 

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS:

 

 

 

  • Money undermines sport’s values
    "The more money a sport gains the more it seems to move away from its core values and it seems the more likely there is to be cheats..."

    (debatewise.org)

 

 

LISTENING:

 

 

  • Strengthen Your Core With 5 Simple Exercises - Text + Audio + Photos - 11 July 2016
    "What is your core? Why is it important? This article explains both. It also teaches useful sentences for describing how to move the body.
    You can also test your listening skills! Listen to the audio and try to visualize, or see in your mind, the exercises without looking at the pictures."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Infantino Wins FIFA Presidency - Text + Audio - 26 February 2016
    "Gianni Infantino of Switzerland is the new FIFA president. He won in the second-round of a daylong election process on Friday in Zurich.
    Infantino takes over an organization ripe with scandal just two years before the next World Cup."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Hockey Fans Throw Teddy Bears at Players - Text + Audio + Video - 24 December 2015
    "It is exciting enough to score a goal in a hockey game.
    But it is another thing to trigger a cascade of 28,000 teddy bears from the stands onto the ice.
    The toss is a tradition for Canadian minor league hockey teams like the Hitmen.
    All the bears are collected and donated to charity."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Swiss Investigation of FIFA Finds 53 Suspicious Financial Actions - Text + Audio - 17 June 2015
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • For a Longer Life, Go Running - Text + Audio - 4 June 2015
    "While all exercise is good, it seems running might be one of the best forms of exercise for heart health.
    However, running is hard on the body. Read on to learn about a recent study that claims that runners live longer.
    Also, get some tips on how to run safely and learn some great exercise words!"

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Words and Their Stories: Boxing Expressions - Text + Audio
    "The sport of boxing gave us famous competitors like Muhammad Ali. It also gave us many expressions that have become frequently used
    in American English. Learn everyday expressions like "go the distance" and "throw in the towel" that come from the sport of boxing."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Daily Exercise Leads to Better Health - AUDIO + script
    "30 minutes a day is all you need to live a healthier life."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Cycling
    "How would you feel about spending months on the road travelling solo from the UK to China by bike?
    British cyclist Pete Jones is doing exactly that!"
    Listen to the story.

    (BBC)


  • Exercise Program
    - "A man talks with his friend about his "new" exercise program used to impress his girlfriend."
    I. Pre-Listening Exercises II. Listening Exercises III. Post-Listening Exercises

    Level: Medium
    (esl-lab.com)

 

  • Sports : Vocabulary | Practice | Follow-Up (WITH AUDIO)
    (esl-lab.com)
  • The Adventure Game - "What must the contestants do to win the game ?" - LISTEN! (advanced)
    (elllo.org)





  • Sports - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - "a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group."

    (esl-lab)
  • Exercise - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - "a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group."

    (esl-lab)
  • Sports and recreation (with exercises) :
    - Dream Team X (Difficult)
    - It's a Home Run (Difficult)

    (esl-lab)