UNIT 8, 8A Vocabulary, Sports and hobbies, page 86
1 ice skating
13 ice hockey
14 table tennis
2 ’re playing
1 basketball, football, golf, table tennis, volleyball, handball, tennis
2 ice hockey, ice skating, skiing, surfing, swimming
3 climbing, cycling, dancing, golf, gymnastics, skiing, surfing, swimming, yoga, roller skating, athletics, aerobics, skateboarding, ice skating
4 football, golf, skiing, surfing, skateboarding, tennis
Exercise 4 LISTENING 2.11
1 I really enjoy ball games. My favourite is basketball. I play that every weekend with a big group of friends in the park. And a few months ago, I started a new sport: table tennis. They taught us the rules in P.E. at school. I loved it! Now I play it at the sports centre every Wednesday.
2 I love sport, but I’m not keen on ball games. I prefer individual activities. Maybe I just don’t enjoy competing. Anyway, it’s important to be active. I do gymnastics twice a week at the local sports centre. And I do yoga at home, with my mum. We’ve got a DVD. We do it in the living room, in front of the TV!
3 I’m not a big fan of sport, but we have to do it at school. Fortunately, there’s a big choice of different sports. Last year, I chose climbing. I’m good at that, because I sometimes go with my dad at weekends. This year, I’m doing karate. I don’t really enjoy it, but I’m good at it – because I’m strong!
4 I was born in Canada. Maybe that’s why I like winter sports. I’m really good at skiing, because we go every year. And when I was five, I started ice skating. I really want to go to the Winter Olympics one year – just to watch. I’m not good enough to take part!
1 basketball and table tennis
2 gymnastics and yoga
3 climbing and karate
4 skiing and ice skating
The extra sentences are D and E.