Bring the Olympics to your classroom! Recreate Olympic sports and themes in your EFL classroom with a stimulating range of activities designed to provide language consolidation and learning opportunities for children and young learners in classes of varying size and ability levels.
The book is split into five sections...
Section One provides language games loosely based on Olympic sports past and present including Tug of War, Baseball, Gymnastics, Basketball, Fencing, Archery, Swim....
[show more]ming, Golf, Tennis and Soccer.
Second Two offers games based on track and field events including sprinting events, hurdles, the marathon, high jump, triple jump and relay races.
Section Three has a range of sport-themed games, races and timed challenges. Game titles include: National Anthems, Olympic Mathematics Challenge, Pro Gaming, Blind Soccer, Guess the Year, Do as I Say and Not as I Do, World Records, Sporting Pairs, Human versus Machine, Opposite Rings, Tennis at Eight O'Clock, Race Across the Line and What's He Wearing?
Section Four provides a range of activities, discussion topics and writing tasks. Topics include: Crazy Golf, Olympic Money, Olympic Mascots, Personalized Olympics, The Olympic Flame, Olympic Books, Spot the Difference, Cheese Rolling, Animal Olympics, Olympic Pizza, Moving Pictures, Going to the Olympic Stadium and The Olympic Shop.
Section Five is ideal for busy teachers, providing a short section of stimulating photocopiable activities and games which are popular with students.
The games and activities in this book cover a large number of possible language topics including abilities, body parts and actions, directions, asking and answering about the time, food preferences, future plans, clothing, numbers and counting, patterns, countries and continents, basic mathematics, directions, where someone is from, year of birth, suggestions, decimal numbers, commands, fractions, opposites, prepositions, money, famous people, appearance, comparisons, unusual sports and activities, animals, days of the week, weekly schedule, occupations, vegetables, fractions, shopping and sporting terminology. In addition to the above, many of the games and activities are adaptable to other topics to meet the needs of any given class, providing a wealth of fun options for teachers old and new in a range of teaching environments.