The 2018 Winter Olympics

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Title
The Ancient Olympic Games
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Lower Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
How much do your students know about the origins of the Olympic Games?

Following the lead-in, there is a pre-reading vocabulary-matching exercise, and a text on the history of the games.

This is followed by true/false comprehension questions and vocabulary building exercises.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for lower-intermediate level students and above.

 


 

Title
Watching the Winter Olympics
Target Structure
General Lower Level
Level
Upper Elementary / Pre-Intermediate
Time
30 + minutes
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Description
With the Winter Olympics about to begin, we have updated our 'Watching the Olympics' worksheet so that it's ready for the 2016 games.

Following the lead-in, there is a short conversation practicing some common lower-level expressions, including:
  • interested in
  • favourite
  • can't wait
  • and more...
The conversation is followed by practice exercises, giving your students the opportunity to personalise the language.

The lesson rounds off with some simple discussion questions. Which events will your students watch? How many medals will their country win?

This worksheet is a great way to bring the Olympics to your lower-level classes!

 


 

Title
Are you watching the Olympics?
Target Structure
Going to (Future)
Level
Pre-Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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Description
Have your students been watching the Olympics? If so, you could use this worksheet to help your class become more confident in talking about events they've seen and are planning to see.

This worksheet has a gap-fill conversation, followed by comprehension questions and substitute conversation drills.

The language used includes the Past Simple and Going To future. It also touches on Subject Questions. (Who won?).

This worksheet is written for pre-intermediate level classes.

 


 

Title
The Winter Olympics
Target Structure
Theme Lesson on Winter Olympics
Level
Elementary / Pre-intermediate
Time
40 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics coming up, you might be in need of a low-level worksheet on the topic.

This handout has a short gap-fill reading, followed by a wordsearch.

Your students will then need to explain (or guess) events, based on their partners' descriptions.

The lesson rounds off with some simple discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for upper-elementary to intermediate-level students.


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