Is sport exciting or dangerous?

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Theme:   Is sport exciting or dangerous?

Type of the lesson:            traditional lesson

Aims of the lesson:

Educative aim: the students will enrich their topical vocabulary with new words (types of extreme sports); the students will be able to speak about sport in Britain and Kazakhstan and sport preferences; the students will read about extreme sports; 

Developing aim: to develop the pupils’ speaking skill; 


Up-bringing aim: to develop the pupils’ logical thinking. 

Object lesson:

The interactive – board, the task, the cards, the pictures, the dialogue,video

The procedure of the lesson

I.Org. moment

II.Warm-up

III.Checking-up hometask

IV.New lesson

V.Conclusion

«A sound mind is in a sound body»ancient Greek

I.Org. moment:

Hello, pupils!
Sit down, please.
I am glad to see you today.
How are you?
Who is on duty?

What the date is it today?
December,5

 

Warm-up:

Do you like sport?

What kinds of sports do you know?

How do you think: sport is exciting or dangerous?
Do you like sport?Ø
Do you prefer going in for sportsØ or watching it on TV?
What kinds of sports are popular in Kazakhstan?Ø
What national English sports do you know?Ø
 

III.Checking-up hometask

to check their hometask
IV.New lesson

Sport is probably as old as the humanity itself. It has been developing with the developing and growth of the mankind.

All over the world people of different ages are very fond of sports and games. Sport not only helps people to become strong and to develop physically but also makes them more organized and better disciplined in their daily activities. It makes for a healthy mind in a healthy body. Sports help people to keep in good health.

We all need to exercise. Even if you don’t plan to make a career in sport you still have to practice. Regular exercise gives you more energy. That is why many people who suffer from general tiredness should take more exercise than more rest. Exercise makes you feel and look better. The best exercise is one which involves in repeated movements, those are: walking, jogging or swimming. Bending and stretching will add flexibility and feeling of lightness.

Among the sports popular in our country are football, basketball, swimming, volleyball, ice hockey, tennis, gymnastics,   figure skating. A person can choose sports and games for any season, for any taste.
a)Vocabulary.
– Match the definition and the name of the sport.
1) It is the sport of riding a small sort of boat with a sail (wind-surfing).
2) It’s the sport in which acrobats and gymnasts jump up and down to perform exercises on a sheet of material tightly stretched to a metal frame (trampoiling).
3) It’s jumping from an airplane with a parachute (parachuting).
4) It is the sport of climbing mountains (mountaineering).
– What’s common about the following sports? (Motor-racing, climbing, scuba-diving, gliding, mountaineering, windsurfing)
– Which of the groups do you think is the riskiest? Write as many activities as you can in each group.
Adventure sports Ordinary sports Everyday activities

b)Reading.

Sport is probably as old as the humanity itself. It has been developing with the developing and growth of the mankind.

All over the world people of different ages are very fond of sports and games. Sport not only helps people to become strong and to develop physically but also makes them more organized and better disciplined in their daily activities. It makes for a healthy mind in a healthy body. Sports help people to keep in good health.

We all need to exercise. Even if you don’t plan to make a career in sport you still have to practice. Regular exercise gives you more energy. That is why many people who suffer from general tiredness should take more exercise than more rest. Exercise makes you feel and look better. The best exercise is one which involves in repeated movements, those are: walking, jogging or swimming. Bending and stretching will add flexibility and feeling of lightness.

Among the sports popular in our country are football, basketball, swimming, volleyball, ice hockey, tennis, gymnastics,   figure skating. A person can choose sports and games for any season, for any taste.
– Read the article about the riskiest sports. What do you find most surprising?
Bungee jumping is jumping from a tall structure while connected to a large elastic cord. The tall structure is usually a fixed object, such as a building or bridge.
Skydiving, also known as parachuting, is the activity of performing acrobatics during free fall.
Snowboarding – an activity or sport of standing on a short wide board and moving very fast down a hill covered with snow.
Ice diving – an extreme sport in which you dive through a hole into a very cold sea that has ice on the top.
White water rafting – a sport or activity of moving a rubber boat through water and round rocks in a river that is flowing very fast.
Scuba diving is a sport or activity of swimming underwater with a scuba.
Surfing – a sport or activity of standing on a long flat board and moving across waves in the sea.

 Production.
– Are you for sport or against it?
Sport is good because
• it makes …
• it helps … Sport is bad because
• it needs …
• it’s not …

V.Conclusion

  1. Home task – write in your copybook about the activity you like.
    • I like …
    • I started to learn … when I was …
    • I think that …
    • I visit (go, do, play) …… every…. (two times a week)…
    • … helps me (makes me)…
    • I wish … (to take part…, won cups, medals… )
Here you can find some questions you can ask your partner during conversation about sports:
  1. How often do you play sports?
  2. What is your favourite sport?
  3. Do you play any sport professionally?
  4. Are you a member of any sports team ?
  5. What sports are you good at?
  6. Do you like to exercise?
  7. Do you go jogging?
  8. Do you like team sports? What are your favourite team sports?
  9. Do you watch sports on TV?
  10. Can you swim?
  11. What sports did/do you play in school?
  12. What is your favourite winter sport?
  13. What is your favourite summer sport?
  14. What sport is the most dangerous ?
  15. What sport is the most expensive ?
  16. Have you ever tried any extreme sport ?
  17. What do you think about extreme sports?
  18. What new sports would you like to try?
  19. What is the most popular sport in your country?
  20. Who is your favourite sportsman/sportswoman?
  21. Are there any sportsmen/sportswomen in your country that are successful worldwide ?
  22. Are there good sports facilities  in your city/town/village?

Useful vocabulary connected with: SPORTS