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(Updated on 11/10/2014)




  • Weekend-only exercise enough to live longer (January 12, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "There is good news for those who only have time to exercise at the weekend. People who are called 'weekend warriors'."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Weekend Warriors - Level 4  or  Weekend Warriors - Level 5
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • Office workers need one hour of exercise a day (July 30, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "New research shows that office workers and other people who sit down a lot must exercise for one hour a day."
    Try the same news story at these easier levels:   Level 0Level 1   or  Level 2
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Lesson 6: Where Is the Gym? - Text + Audio + Video - 13 March 2016
    "This week Anna is looking for the gym at her apartment building. She wants to work out. Will she find it?"

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Consumers asked to throw away hoverboards (December 19, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Three of the UK's biggest retailers, including online giant Amazon, are advising customers to dispose of hoverboards amid safety concerns."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

  • Russia faces athletics suspension (November 13, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A new and damning report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has turned the athletics world upside down."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Reports of doping cover-up in athletics (August 18, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "An article in the British newspaper The Sunday Times claims that around a third of the world's top athletes
    at a major event cheated by using drugs."
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • School students do not shower after sports class (18th January, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A report has found that more than half of high school boys and two-thirds of girls never shower after a physical education class."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Matura_Writing: Sports 
    "Aim: to prepare students to write a leaflet
    Level: Upper intermediate / B2
    Language: describing the benefits of sports; language of persuasion
    Time: 60 minutes + 30 minutes for exam task
    Materials: one copy of the worksheets and exam question per student; one copy of Sports debate per pair of students"

    (OneStopEnglish)

  • Michael Schumacher medical records 'for sale' (June 26, 2014) - a lesson plan with audio
    "Shocking as it may seem, someone appears to have stolen the medical records of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher and is offering them for sale to the highest bidder."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • World Cup players must sing national anthem (4th June, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The coach manager of the England soccer team has told his players they must sing their national anthem before each game at the FIFA World Cup."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Adidas suspends sponsorship of athlete Tyson Gay (17 July 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suspended its sponsorship of U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay after the athlete failed a drugs test."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Quarter of Brits walk an hour a week (May 8th, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Research has found that 25 per cent of British people walk for less than one hour each week. That's just nine minutes a day.
    Another 43 per cent walked for less than two hours per week."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

  • Séquence "Health and Sports" -  à partir de Let's Step In 4ème - Niveau 4ème
    "Quiz (objectif: faire un bilan de santé du collège quant aux habitudes des collégiens en matière d’habitude alimentaire et de sport
    - fréquence, habitudes alimentaires, les «meilleurs conseils»).

    par Philippe Hattais (Ac. Lyon)

 

 

 

 

  • Justin Timberlake Opens Own Golf Course - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    It "has a cutting-edge drainage system... There are also many restored areas of natural beauty, including waterfalls, lakes and streams."
    WARM-UPS : Golf / Celebrity business / Eco-friendly
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • Roger Federer becomes greatest ever - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Roger Federer’s recent win at the French Open makes him the greatest male tennis player ever..."
    WARM-UPS : Tennis / Sports

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

  • Phrasals4Fun. - Unit One: Sport
    "In each unit you can learn 6 common phrasal verbs on different topics.
    Each unit has three different sections: Listening , Vocabulary and Reading.

    (British Council)

  • Historic jumps made above Mt Everest - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    (Breaking News English)

 

  • Researchers say jogging alone is unhealthy - a lesson plan with AUDIO - with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)

 

  • Yoga is best for back pain sufferers - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file) , podcast, communication activities,
    pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

    (Breaking News English)




  • Tougher steroid fines for U.S. sport - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    - with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)

 

  • Eiffel Tower parachutist dies - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    THE ARTICLE
    WARM-UPS
    BEFORE READING / LISTENING
    WHILE READING / LISTENING
    AFTER READING
    LANGUAGE
    DISCUSSION
    SPEAKING (Publicity stunts)
    LISTENING
    HOMEWORK

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • 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)




57. "Russia's Dimitry Vassiliev soars through heavy snow clouds during the practice for the third event of the four-hills ski jumping tournament in Innsbruck January 2, 2010. The practice and the qualification were cancelled due to heavy wind and snowfall."