sport wordlist
english vocabulary for kids

English alphabet: S
  • S
  • The big letter S.
English abc: s
  • s
  • The small letter s.
English vocabulary: basketball
  • basketball
  • You throw the ball into a basket.
English vocabulary: boxing
  • boxing
  • Fighting with the fists.
English vocabulary: cycling
  • cycling
  • Riding a bicycle.
English vocabulary: figure skating
  • figure skating
  • Spins, jumps, and other moves on ice, often to music.
English words: football
  • football
  • A game played with a ball on a large field.
English words: hockey
  • hockey
  • A sport you play in an ice rink.
English words: skiing
  • skiing
  • Gliding on skis.
English words: speed skating
  • speed skating
  • Travelling a certain distance over the ice as quickly as possible.
English words: swimming
  • swimming
  • Moving through water by wagging arms and legs.
English words: tennis
  • tennis
  • A sport in which a ball is hit over a net with a racket.

learning and teaching resources

online and printable materials to help esl kids learn and practise english vocabulary

This unit introduces kids to ten English words connected with the theme Sport and contains resources to learn, practise and revise new vocabulary in a fun way. The vocabulary words are presented before being practised. Then they reappear both in the activities to play online and in the worksheets to download and print.

how the material is organised

The unit has four areas to explore.
First comes the learning section with the picture dictionary that introduces ten new English words through pictures, sounds and text. Then you can practise new vocabulary by playing three different word games (matching, spelling, guessing). After doing these exercises, you can test yourself by taking our picture test and vocabulary quiz.
Finally, there is a section that contains printable worksheets to practise offline.

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