Sports

Speaking: Discussion Questions

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  • What are the benefits of doing sport?
  • Why do some people not like keeping fit?
  • Do you play a lot of sports?
  • Which sports do you most enjoy watching on TV? What is the best thing about them?
  • Are there any sports you don’t enjoy watching?
  • Would you like to be a professional sportsperson? Why/Why not?
  • Do you lead an active lifestyle or are you a bit of a couch potato?
  • Who is the greatest sportsman from your country? Who is the greatest sportswoman?
  • When was the last time you played a sport?
  • Does your country have a national sport? If so, what is it? Do you like to watch it?
  • Were you good at sport when you were at school?
  • Which was your favourite sport to do? Why?
  • Were there any sports you didn’t enjoy
    doing? Why not?
  • Do you have a sporting idol? If so, who is it? If not, is there anyone you do idolise?
  • What do you think of when you hear the word “sport”?
  • Casey Stengel said “most games are lost, not won”. What did he mean? Do you agree?
  • Which sports would you most like to take up?
  • Which sports stars do you dislike the most?
  • What’s your favourite sporting memory?
  • Have you ever tried any extreme sports? Are there any you’d like to try?

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