You will talk about a sport of your choice. Choose a sport that you are particularly interested in and search the Internet for new information about that sport. You will exchange information with your partner. Your favorite sport may become more interesting to you, or you may become interested in a new sport.
For practice, search the Internet and try to find answers to the following questions about badminton.
1. In what country was the first form of badminton played?
2. What was a similar sport played in Japan in the 16th century called?
3. Badminton came to England from what country?
4. Which country is the strongest in recent years?
5. What is a “let?”
Choose a sport. Search the Internet for information about that sport. You should find information that is something you did not already know. Make 5 questions about the new information to ask your partner. Use the following questions to help you.
1. When did the sport start?
2. What country did it start in?
3. What is the newest rule?
4. Who holds the record in that sport?
5. What is the size of the field?
6. What is the most common injury in that sport?
7. How much does the equipment cost?
Make pairs and ask your
partner your questions. If your partner does not know the answer, tell
them the answer and try to add some more interesting information. Take
notes about what you learned when it's your turn.
Make questions using the information from
your notes above to ask a new partner. Most of the questions can be the
"Wh questions" such as who, what, where, when, why, which, whose, how
often, how much, how many, how long, etc.
Make new pairs and ask and
answer your partner's questions. Tell your
partner about what you learned.