5 02, 2019

Volleyball, My Favourite Sport

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Everybody knows that sport is one of the few things that make people healthy. I am fond of sports. I go in for sport all the year round swimming, cycling and rollerblading in summer. I enjoy skating and sledding in winter. I also go in for athletics. I have good results in running, jumping and in climbing the

30 01, 2019

Squash, One of the Healthiest Sports

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Have you ever played squash? Squash was recently rated as the number one healthiest sport in the world by the highly credited Forbes Magazine which rated sports on their levels of fitness, speed, flexibility, risk of injury and strength. The Game of Squash Squash is a sport in which two players hit a ball with a

30 01, 2019

Sport Dancing

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What is your favourite sport? - Sport dancing is my favourite sport. I'm a sporty person and sport is an important part of my life. In summer I go in for swimming , volleyball and tennis.  Of all outdoor games I prefer volleyball. I also go in for sport dancing. I started doing this sport

29 01, 2019

Oleksandr Usyk

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Oleksandr Usyk is my favourite sportsman. He is a prominent professional boxer from Ukraine, WBO world champion, Olympic Champion, Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine. He is the only boxer to hold all four cruiserweight titles. Oleksandr Usyk was born on 17th January 1987 in Simferopol, Crimea. Since the young age, Usyk showed interest in active

29 01, 2019

Rafael Nadal

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Rafael Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He was currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He is widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player in history, and owing to his dominance and success on the surface, he has been titled “The King of Clay”. Some

24 01, 2019

Quiz About Sports

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Do You Know About Sports? Where were the first Olympic Games organized ? - In Greece. Who could take part in the Olympic competitions? - Only men. What is another name for athletics? - Track-and-field. Who invented basketball? - James Naismith, an American teacher of Physical Training. Where did modern boxing originate from? - From Great

22 01, 2019

Elephant Polo

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Have you heard about such a game as elephant polo? Liza would like to share with you what she's found about this game. The most unusual game in the world is elephant polo. Elephant polo was first played at the beginning of the 20th century in India by wealthy British dudes. An annual championship is

22 01, 2019

Sport in My Life

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Tell about sport in your life, will you? Everybody knows that sport is one of the few things that make people healthy. I’m a sporty person and I love sport since early childhood. I go in for sport all the year round swimming, cycling and rollerblading in summer. I enjoy skating and sledding in winter.

12 12, 2018

The History of Tennis

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Read the text "From the History of Tennis" and do the exercises. Level A2 Tennis is a very old game; it was played in France in the 14th century. The French called it a game played with the palm of the hand. The players hit the ball over the net without rackets. Lois XII of

28 11, 2018

BASE Jumping

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Read the text about BASE jumping to develop your reading skills. Level B1 Reading Comprehension Some decades ago, Carl Boenish took a team of skydivers to Yosemite National Park, USA, and jumped with them from El Captain’s summit. The sport developed into BASE jumping, named after the four types of fixed objects people jump from: