Unit 4 - The World of Sport

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Unit 4 - The World of Sport

In this unit, students will read a wide range of texts related to sport. Students will learn about golf etiquette, abolished Olympic disciplines, the history of doping in sport, former hockey player Maurice Richard, the beginnings of the Paralympic Games, rules of lacrosse and wingsuiting. Throughout the unit, students will have to become more involved in expressing their opinions while establishing personal connections with the texts.



Here is the content of the Digital Teacher's Toolkit ''Pour l'enseignant":


1. Reproductible material

  • Pedagogical notes
  • Support | All texts, questions and exercices in the activity book are modified for students who have difficulties
  • Enrichment | An additional text including questions and consolidation activities, is available for student who need more challenges
  • Grammar exercices
    • Present continuous tense – Affirmative form
    • Present continuous tense – Affirmative, negative and interrogative forms
    • Present continuous tense vs. Simple present tense
    • Adjectives
    • Verbal adjectives
  • Mini-grammar tests
  • Texts and questions to print (Golf Etiquette and A Legend)
  • Answer Key



2. Material to project in class

Interactive grammar tools | To energize the teaching of grammar.

Project this interactive tool in the classroom, which allows you to virtually manipulate words based on various grammatical concept:

  • English verb tenses
  • Pronouns and possessives
  • Pronunciation of regular verbs
  • Plural forms of nouns
  • Spelling of -ing and -ed forms
  • Asking questions



Would you Rather...? activities | Fun interactive activities linked to the theme that stimulate conversation.

Let your students have zany conversations and debate over odd subjects with this interactive version of the popular Would You Rather game. It’s a playful way to improve their vocabulary and give free rein to their imagination.

Would you rather...

  • Be playing sports and sweat an embarrassing amount and uncontrollably or need to drink water every minute?
  • Be the team mascot for a very bad team or the worst player on a very good team?
  • Be an NBA basketball player with T-Rex arms and extremely long legs or a basketball player with extremely long arms and baby legs?
  • Be an offensive soccer player with mashed potatoes in your shoes or the goalkeeper of the team with honey in your gloves?
  • Have the power to bring someone back from the dead for 5 minutes or go back to the prehistoric ages to see the dinosaurs for 5 minutes?



Commented mediagraphy

Internet links, including videos, quizzes, reports, etc.

Text and activities in HTML format

The activity book to project in HTML format with corrections displayed one by one.