Unit 3: People and sport

This unit is about different sports and people who are involved in them. You’ll also find out about some young people from poor countries who hope that sport will one day feed their families.

In this unit you’re going to …

  • talk about some sports that many of you will know
  • listen to information about midnight basketball in Australia
  • carry out a survey about sports across three generations
  • watch and discuss a film about young African footballers
  • create a Swiss sports “Wall of Fame”
  • read about some potential future sports stars

Language focus: expressing time (at 2 o’clock, on Monday, for a year, since 10 o’clock), the future with will ( I’ll [= will] be here tomorrow, I won’t be here on Friday), expressions for making and reacting to suggestions


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