Resources to learn and teach English vocabulary

Sport


wordlist


learning and teaching resources

This page provides a list of vocabulary words that appear in the Sport Unit, both in the activities to play online and in the worksheets to download and print. Scroll down to explore!


The Sport Unit introduces kids to ten English words:
• basketball
• boxing
• cycling
• figure skating
• football
• hockey
• skiing
• speed skating
• swimming
• tennis


The wordlist with pictures and short definitions below gives you a quick guide to the vocabulary used in the unit. You can also use it as a teaching tool to introduce, practise and revise English words connected with this topic.



sport wordlist

English alphabet: S
  • big letter S
  • S rhymes with chess, less, yes...
English abc: s
  • small letter s
  • S is for sport, swimming, skiing...
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.