General English Intermediate – Sports

LESSON GOAL

In this lesson, you will learn expressions that can be used when talking about sports.

DESCRIBING A PICTURE

Please study the picture below. Then, I will ask you some questions.

DESCRIBE

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1. Why are there trash on the floor?
Answer:
2. What will happen to the athlete?
Answer:
REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. The audience threw their trash on the floor.
2. The athlete will fall.

USEFUL EXPRESSIONS

Now, let us read aloud the following sentences. Please repeat after me.

READ

1. What is your favorite sport?
2. My favorite sport is ~
3. Who is the most athletic ~
4. The most athletic ~
5. How often do you play ~
6. I often play ~

READING ALOUD

Let us read the dialogue. I will play Alex and you will play Jake. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.
READ

Alex: Hi, Jake. I heard that you know how to play soccer. Why don’t you join the Soccer Club?
Jake: Hi, Alex. I’m actually a member of the Baseball Club. Baseball is my favorite sport. What about you? What is your favorite sport?
Alex: My favorite sport is basketball. I often play basketball during weekends with the other club members. How often do you play baseball?
Jake: I often play after class. I need to practice more for our game next week. I want to be as athletic as my teammates.
Alex: I see. Who is the most athletic in your team?
Jake: Mac is the most athletic player in our team. I want to be like him. Someday, I want to be a team captain.
Alex: Just practice harder. I know you can do better than him. Good luck on your game next week.
Jake: Thank you! I really hope that we’ll win again.
CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions based on the dialogue.
ANSWER

1. Why does Alex want to be like Mac?
Answer:
2. Who is a member of the basketball club?
Answer:

REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. He wants to be like Mac because Mac is athletic. He also wants to be a team captain.
2. Alex is a member of the basketball club.

FILL IN THE BLANKS

Let us complete following sentences. Choose the correct answers from the box below.

ANSWER

athletic teammates members team captain
1. Harry is the new __________ of the Tennis Club.
2. The new __________ of the club should submit their requirements tomorrow.
3. I am the most __________ player in our team.
4. Me and my __________ practice volleyball every day.
REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. team captain
2. members
3. athletic
4. teammates

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Now, I will ask you some questions. Please answer in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What sport have you tried playing?
Answer:
2. What sport are you good at?
Answer:
3. Do you think playing sports is good for the health? Why?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Now, you will ask me questions. Please ask me questions using the items given.

ANSWER

1. watching or playing sports
Tutor’s answer:
2. sports or indoor games
Tutor’s answer:

REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar Pronunciation Vocabulary Comprehension
GOOD Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors. Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly. Used appropriate expressions learned in class. Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.

FAIR
Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors. Mispronounced a few words. Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice. Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.

POOR
Was able to speak using words only. Mispronounced most of the words. Used only a few words and expressions. Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.