Visual English 6
Unit 11
Extreme sports


🌊 Dive into the exhilarating world of extreme sports! Perfect for ESL students who thrive on adrenaline, this unit introduces high-energy activities like surfing and skydiving. Learn to discuss these daring sports, safety measures, and share personal experiences. πŸͺ‚


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This unit is an exciting opportunity for students to discuss the boundaries of adventure and safety, expand their English vocabulary in a fun context, and explore the fascinating world of extreme sports. Ready to jump into the conversation? Let’s get adventurous! 🌍🌟

Land-Based Sports:
πŸ›Ή Skateboarding: Discuss the thrills of performing tricks in skate parks.
🚴 BMXing: Explore the world of bike stunts and races.
πŸƒ Parkour: Talk about navigating urban obstacles with agility and speed.
πŸ›Ό Rollerblading: Share experiences or desires to glide through streets or rinks.
Water-Based Sports:
🌊 Surfing: Dive into wave riding and its cultural significance.
🚀 Jet Skiing: Discuss the excitement of high-speed water rides.
πŸ›Ά Kayaking/Canoeing: Explore serene lakes or rapid rivers.
🀿 Snorkeling/Diving: Talk about underwater explorations and marine life.
Air-Based Sports:
πŸͺ‚ Parachuting: Experience the thrill of jumping from incredible heights.
πŸͺ‚ Paragliding: Discuss the beauty and tranquility of soaring above landscapes.
πŸš€ Jetpacking: Imagine the future of personal flight with jetpacks.
Adrenaline-Packed Activities:
πŸͺ’ Bungee Jumping: Share thoughts on the daredevil stunt of leaping from high structures.
πŸ§— Base Jumping: Explore the extreme sport of jumping from fixed objects using a parachute.
πŸ”οΈ Mountain Climbing: Discuss the challenges and rewards of scaling peaks.
Engaging ESL Conversations:
Role Plays
: Simulate booking an adventure trip, preparing for a sport, or discussing an extreme sports event.
Discussion Questions: What motivates people to try extreme sports? How important are safety measures in these activities?
Vocabulary Games: “Extreme Sports Bingo” with terms and gear, or “Word Relay” where students quickly describe an extreme sport before passing the turn.
Fun Activities:
Plan Your Adventure: Students plan an extreme sports holiday, outlining the activities they would do and the equipment they would need.
Extreme Sports Debate: Debate whether the risks of extreme sports are worth the thrill.
Create a Safety Guide: Develop a brochure or poster that outlines safety tips for a chosen extreme sport.