Sport at School

sports lessons, after-school activities, report

Sport at school: Is it important for all students? Learn why sports should be an everyday activity at school and why some people are better at certain sports than others.

  • Time

    30-40 minutes

  • Main Skill

    Reading

  • Topic

    Health and Wellbeing - Sport at School

Video
Reading
Vocabulary
Extension

PE not only keeps kids healthy, it’s been proven that PE makes helps kids learn better.  It even stimulates the brain to grow new brain cells. Watch and answer the questions that follow.

Read an article about being fit for sports for the B2 First Use of English Part 2 which explains why some people can do different sports better than others.

Here are keywords and phrases to learn:

  • agility
  • benefits for life
  • body shape
  • competitive level
  • dopamine
  • flexibility
  • keep healthy
  • manipulative skills
  • mental skills
  • spatial awareness
  • training programme
  1. Discuss the following questions about sports at school: Do you play sports regularly? Do you think students should do morning exercise at school?
  2. You have been discussing sports at school. Now write an article by answering this question. Some people say that sports should be an everyday activity at school. Do you agree or disagree?
  3. You have decided to take up a new sports activity. Write an email to your friend telling them what sport you play, why you made this decision, and how often you plan to do it.

B2 First Skills

  • Speaking

    Skills to communicate with others to express thoughts and feelings.

  • Listening

    Skills to improve active listening in order to develop responses to what someone is saying.

  • Reading

    Skills to stimulates imagination memory and recall information

  • Writing

    Skills to foster the ability to explain and refine ideas.

B2 First Themes

  • Entertainment and Leisure

    Opportunities to discover how media and leisure have an impact on people's lives.

  • Environment and Nature

    Opportunities to develop a greater understanding of issues affecting our environment.

  • Health and Wellbeing

    Opportunities to develop a better understanding of how to stay healthy and lead an active life.

  • Learning and Work

    Opportunities to discuss how different societies create roles to develop their skills and knowledge.

  • Culture and Lifestyle

    Opportunities to consider how events which take place impact an individual's life.

  • Science and Technology

    Opportunities to look at the challenges faced by individuals and communities in the modern world.

  • Travel and Adventure

    Opportunities to discover how exploring and visiting different cultures and community can impact our viewpoint.

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