Popular Sports in Britain
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-; - ; -; - . . C .( 2) Ther: Good morning, children! Sit down, please. Im glad to see you. You are clever and creative creatures! Its time to begin our lesson. Our topic today is Sports in Britain. We are going to read and speak about popular sports in Britain. You will share what sports and games you like. II. .I.
Teacher: People all over the world like sport. Sports make you healthier, keep you fit and it is just a great pastime.: Look at the board, please. Repeat after me ( , , ): ( 3) Football, baseball, volleyball, basketball, running, jumping, judo, gymnastics, windsurfing, skateboarding, cricket, swimming, tennis, hockey, darts . . ( 4,5,6) -What sport are they playing? -What sport is it? -Are they playing football or basketball? -What summer sports do you know? -What winter sports do you know? -Do you go in for sport? -What is your favourite kind of sport? VI. .( 7) Teacher: These young people are talking about sport. What kind of sport? Listen to check. (listening for detail) a)_________is certainly a game for clear thinkers. Players must be fit, too. b)_________keeps you fit and helps you relax at the same time. c) ________players are big, fast and really strong. d) People usually play ______ in pubs, but it is even on TV now.
e) You must be fit, fast and skilled if you want to be a_______ . But you definitely need the best bike, too. f) _______ is extremely popular in Britain and with thousands of miles of coast, rivers and canals, as well as many lakes, there is room for everyone. g) ________ is a living theatre. It is competitive and entertaining enough for TV. h) _______ is an indoor or an outdoor game, competition or activity following certain rules and needing bodily effort and skill. Keys: a) chess ( 8) b) boating c) hockey d) darts e) fishing g) figure skating h) tennis V. . This is my right hand, I'll raise it up high (Raise the right hand) This is my left hand, I'll touch the sky. (Raise the left hand.) Right hand, (Show the right palm.) Left hand, (Show the left palm) Roll them around. (Roll hands around) Left hand, (Show the left palm) Right hand, (Show the right palm) Turn around, turn around.
VI. (expressing supposition) (. 1, . 96) h e r. Open your books at page 96, please. Look at the pictures and answer my questions. 1)Which are teams sports, which are individuals sports? 2)What sports were invented in the UK? 3)Which sports are the most popular in Great Britain? 4)What are the most popular teenagers sports? 5)Who are the most outstanding sportsmen/women in the UK? .
T e a c h e r . We sometimes don't know the exact facts. You can suppose something but you are not sure. Let's see how to express supposition. T e a c h e r . Listen to the expressions, please. Pay attention to the intonation. . h e r, Repeat the phrases after me, please. , . , , , , : T e a c h e r . What sports were invented in the UK? S t u d e n t . I'm not sure, tennis might be invented in the UK. T e a c h e r . I think you're right. What ideas do other people have of Britain and its people? Do you believe this is true? , . T e a c h e r . I want you to write down your answers now. Lets check your answers. . , . ( 9,10,11,12) 2) Sports invented in the UK are football, cricket and tennis. 3)The most popular sports are cricket, darts, football, horse racing and rugby. 4) The most popular teenagers' sports are cycling, pony-trekking and gymnastics. 5)David Beckham, Linford Christie, Jeremy Bates, Jacqui Agyepong, Colin Jackson, Adrian Moorhouse, Nick Gillinham, Karen Pickering, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean. VII. .
Teacher: Lets read the text and answer the questions.
Sports in Britain The Englishmen are known to be great sports-lovers. One of the most popular British games is cricket, which foreigners can hardly understand. There are two teams of 11 players. Matches last from one to five days. It is played all over the country in summer. To many Englishmen cricket is both a game and a standard of behaviour. When they consider anything unfair, they say "That's not cricket." Another game which attracts the greatest attention is soccer (European football). There are plenty of soccer clubs in every town. The Cup Final played in London is the main event of the football season.
Rugby football is also very popular. It's a kind of English football in which the players use their hands for carrying the ball. This game is played by teams of 15 men with an oval ball. Golf began to develop in Scotland and is now widely spread all over Britain. A great number of people play and watch tennis. The most famous tennis tournament is the one in Wimbledon. Horse racing is also very popular in Great Britain. The Derby is one of the most famous annual races in Britain. The Englishmen also go in for baseball, basketball and bowling. Athletic sports such as running, jumping, rowing, swimming, boxing and gymnastics are practiced at schools and colleges. In Scotland where there are good conditions for winter sports skiing is very popular. Sport plays a very important role in people's lives in Britain. Millions of people take part in some kind of sport at least once a week. Many millions more are regular spectators. Every newspaper devotes several pages to sport. So we may say that sport in one form or another is an important part of daily life in Britain. ( 13) What popular British sports do you know? What kind of sport is especially associated with Britain? What do you know about cricket? Is football popular in the UK? Do you know any British football teams? Why do many sport games have English names? What famous sporting events in Britain do you know? Does sport play an important part in British life? How can you prove it? omplete the sentences ). . (
The are known to be great sports-lovers. One of the most popular British games is, which foreigners can hardly understand. Another game which attracts the greatest attention is (European football). There are plenty of soccer clubs in every town. football is also very popular. It's a kind of English football in which the players use their hands for carrying the ball. Golf began to develop in and is now widely spread all over Britain. A great number of people play and watch. The most famous tennis tournament is the one in Wimbledon. Horse is also very popular in Great Britain. The Derby is one of the most famous annual race in Britain. Athletic sports such as running,, rowing,, and gymnastics are practiced at schools and colleges. plays a very important role in people's lives in Britain.
VIII. .( 14). IX. Mo . Teacher: Now try to retell the text. X. . . Teacher: Thank you very much. You worked hard, so you have an idea of the most popular kinds of sport in Britain. Its always interesting to learn something new, isnt? At home you will do ex.2p.49 in your ABs. Some of you can make a crossword on the topic Sports and Games.