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sportsA1 Playing Sport listening practice for the Cambridge Assessment English A1 Movers (YLE) exam, you will hear a girl and a woman talking about going to a sports centre to play some sport. Put the names in the right places in the photo.

A1 Playing SportTranscriptVocabulary

Look at Part 1. Look at the picture. Listen and look. There is one example.

Girl: Look at this picture I took last Sunday when I went to the sports centre with some of my friends.
Woman: That’s a great picture.
Girl: Thanks. Can you see Vicky?
Woman: Which one is she?
Girl: She’s the girl who’s playing basketball.
Woman: Oh yes. Has she got long blond curly hair?
Girl: Yes, she has.

Can you see her name? This is an example. Now you listen and put the name next to the student.

Question 1
Girl: My best friend Jack is playing soccer.
Woman: Which one is he?
Girl: He is the one who’s wearing a green Tee shirt. He has short black hair.
Woman: Oh yes, I can see him.
Girl: He’s very good at soccer.

Question 2
Woman: Look. There is another boy playing soccer.
Girl: Do you mean the one who’s wearing the red pants?
Woman: Yes. What’s his name?
Girl: His name is Ben. He’s in my class at school.

Question 3
Girl: Can you see my friend Lily?
Girl: She’s playing tennis. She’s the tallest girl in our class.
Woman: I think, I can see her now. Is she wearing a pink skirt?
Girl: Yeah, that’s right.

Question 4
Woman: There is one child not doing sport.
Girl: Who do you mean?
Woman: That girl who’s sitting under the tree.
Girl: Oh yeah, that’s Anna. I think she was tired on that day.

Question 5
Girl: And there’s my cousin, Kim.
Woman: Which one is she?
Girl: She is watching the basketball game. She’s the girl with the shorter hair who’s smiling. Can you see her?
Woman: Oh yes. Is she wearing a purple hat?
Girl: Yeah, she is.

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • basketball
  • child
  • cousin
  • playing sport
  • purple hat
  • red pants
  • soccer
  • tennis
  • tired
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