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SPORTS &

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

A competence based approach to teaching a language

Match the following sports/hobbies and their equipment:


Equipment
FISHING

Album, stamps,
magnifying glass

KNITTING

Boat, fishing rod,


hooks

STAMPCOLLECTING

Needles, wool,
patterns

RAFTING

Sail, wetsuit, board

WIND-SURFING

Life-jacket, raft,
paddles

Equipment
PAINTING

Oxygen tank, lifejacket, flippers

FOOTBALL

Life jacket, jet ski,


swimming suit

ROCK CLIMBING

Shorts, ball,
trainers

JET- SKIING

Palette, brushes,
canvas

SCUBA-DIVING

Parachute, gloves,
goggles

SKYDIVING

Boots, ropes, light


clothes

Look at the sentences, identify the to-infinitive, the infinitive without to and the ing
form and say how they are used.

- You should wear a life-jacket when youre sailing


- He doesnt mind waiting for hours for fish to bite
- I would like to play football

Say whether the following go with the to-infinitive, the infinitive without to
or the ing form?
Must, may, can, will, learn, teach, regret, hope, like, mind, cant stand, enjoy,
hate, expect, its worth, keep (=cintinue), would like, look forward to, its no
use, prefer, want, would prefer, avoid, suggest, imagine, would rather, make,
let

VERB
PATTERNS

INFINITIV
E
+ TO

INFINITIVE
(WITHOUT
TO)

GERUNDS
(-ing)

VERB PATTERNS: VERB + VERB


Match the example to the pattern:
1) INFINITIVE + TO

I ENJOY WALKING IN THE


RAIN

2) INFINITIVE
(WITHOUT TO)

HE WANTS TO BUY A NEW


CAR

3) GERUND (-ing)

SHE CAN SPEAK FRENCH

A gerund is a form of verb that functions as a noun and


ends in ing.
Example: swimming, reading, dancing.

Certain verbs can be followed by gerunds but not


infinitives :

Like, enjoy, love, hate, stop, finish,


consider, appreciate, mind, keep,
suggest, prefer
Example:
He enjoys studying English
I finished reading the lesson
He has stopped trying to be first

2
Gerunds are used after certain
expressions:
-To be worth
- No use
-Have fun
- Looking forward to
2
3

Examples:
-The New Lucas film is worth seeing.
- Its no use trying to call them at this hour.
- Did you have fun playing soccer yesterday?
- Im looking forward to visiting you soon.

Gerunds are also used after

prepositions (but not TO)


(in, for, of, on, about)

Examples:
She was successful in applying for that job.
We use this pot for brewing herb tea
Jane is fond of exercising

1) After MODAL VERBS


(can, could, would, should, must, may, might, will)
Examples:
She can play the piano
I would go to the party if I could
You should pay attention to class
You may come in

2) After verbs: LET / MAKE

Examples:
My father didnt let me go to the party
Our English teacher made us work hard

Fill in the correct form of the infinitive or ing form


1) I like ________________ (go) to the beach.
2) Id like _______________ (go) to the beach with you.

3) You must ______________ (practise) more if you wan to win the race.
4) If a job is worth ____________ (do) its worth ___________ (do) it well.
5) You have _____________ (be) corageous if you want _____________
(try) rock climbing.
6) Tom agreed ___________ (meet) us at the pool.
7) I look forward ______________ (see) you soon.
8) She doesnt mind _______________ (get up) early

9) Id prefer _____________ (play) darts rather than play cards.


10) She made me _______________ (tidy) my room

Put the verb in brackets into the correct form:


(to) infinitive or ing form
I have always enjoyed _____________ (take part) in team sports, so when

my P.E. teacher asked me if I wanted __________ (learn) how __________


(play) rugby, I decided _____________ (try) it. It sounded ideal for me as I
dont mind __________ (be) outside in cold weather, and I like __________
(exercise). I expected ____________ (find) it easy, but it wasnt. I kept
______________ (practise), though, and now Im quite good. My coach
thinks I may ____________ (become) a professional rugby player one day.

WRITING
Write a small paragraph about the sports you like, the ones you
practice and the sports you would like to practice. Give reasons. (70100 words)

SPEAKING
Tell your peer about the sports you practice and the ones
you would like to practice. Give reasons

TASK:
Prepare a story or a tale using images, using at least 10
verb patterns.
You can use softonic or similar:
http://www.softonic.com/s/programas-gratistratamiento-imagenes-jpg

EVALUATION
1. You just met someone, and you want to talk about your
hobbies, favorite sports, what you like doing on weekends and
in your free time.

Marking criteria: Holistic

Task completion
5 - addresses the task effectively with unnoticeable errors in language
structure.
3- some parts of the task are not addressed; some errors in language
structure.
1 - addresses only slight parts of the task; very noticeable errors in
language structure.

2. Write a letter to a new friend, telling about your favorite


hobbies, sports and leisure activities. (80 words)
Marking criteria: Analytic
Use of the language
4 displays consistent facility in the use of appropriate language for the task
3 - displays facility in the use of language with slight inconsistencies in appropriacy
but communication not impaired
2 - inconsistent facility with syntax, usage and appropriacy, impairing
communication or comprehension
1 - serious problems and frequent errors in sentence structure or usage, obscuring
meaning
Task completion
3 - addresses the writing task effectively; with unnoticeable errors in language
structure.
2 - some parts of the writing task are not addressed; some errors in language
structure.
1 - addresses only slight parts of the task; very noticeable errors in language
structure.

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