Grade: Elementary
Subject: Language

#4022. Expressions about Sports

Language, level: Elementary
Posted Tue Aug 28 01:05:32 PDT 2007 by William Peters (wipeters12000@yahoo.com).
Suwon Foreign Language High School, Korea
Materials Required: NONE
Activity Time: 50

Expressions about Sports

Functional Aims
Students can ask and answer using the following expressions and words in English.
1. Shall we spend this weekend ~~?
2. What do you want to do ~~?
3. It'd be nice to ~~.
4. Paragliding, rock climbing, skydiving, surfing, hiking, sailing, swimming, soccer, etc.

Language Aims
Students can notice the right forms when they converse with others.
Shall we ~ imperative form
adjective to infinitive

Language Structures
(1) The comparative, the comparative
(2) watch/ see/ feel/ hear ~ ing
(3) suggest (that) subject (should) verb

Students can have conversations using the following expressions and words
1. Shall we spend this weekend?
2. What do you want to do?
3. It would be nice to.
4. Paragliding, rock climbing, skydiving, surfing, hiking, sailing, swimming, soccer, etc.

Sample Dialogue
Michael: Shall we spend this weekend in the mountains?

Jane: Sounds great. What do you want to do in the mountains?

Michael: Rock climbing.

Jane: Rock climbing? It'd be nice to try.

Michael: You bet!

Jane: How can I learn rock climbing?

Michael: All you have to do is join our rock climbing club.

Dictation Exercise

Michael: Shall we spend this ___________ in the mountains?

Jane: Sounds great. What do you want to do in the ____________?
Michael: ________________.
Jane: Rock climbing? It'd be nice to give it a try.
Michael: You ________!
Jane: How can I _______ rock climbing?
Michael: All you have to do is _________ our rock climbing club.