Teens|Grammar activating|Int|4. I’ve done something extreme
Match the words to the pictures
Watch the video and complete the sentences with the missing information
Answer the questions based on the video
- Have you seen any of the adventurous activities before?
- Have you ever seen them with your own eyes? Where?
- Have you or your friend tried any extreme sport?
- How long have you/your friend been doing it?
- If you could try any of them as a birthday present, which would you opt for?
- Which activity do you suppose to be the most dangerous one?
Match the words with their definitions
- mouth-watering, record-breaking
Make sentences using the given words
Complete the text with the missing sentences
1. Kate was in the water for 40 minutes before one of the men from the bungee company reached her.
2. Instinctively, she brought her arms up to protect her head, which prevented her from blacking out as she hit the water.
3. Kate fell for four seconds at breakneck speed after the rope snapped, for a distance of 40 metres. If she’d been over land, she would have died.
4. Being a positive person, Kate says she has never felt angry about what happened to her.
5. When she arrived at the hospital, she was put on a ventilator, given an ultrasound and taken to see a lung specialist.
6. Kate admits to feeling nervous as she waited for her jump, but didn’t think for a moment that anything could go wrong. A hundred and four people had already made the jump that day — she was the 105th.
Kate White, a 22-year-old student from Australia, miraculously survived when her bungee cord snapped and she fell into a crocodile-infested river.
The thrill seeker from Perth had never done a bungee jump before, but decided to give it a go while travelling in Zambia. Having just finished university, she wanted a big adventure, so she’d set off for Africa. She was travelling alone but joined a tour group when she heard they were heading to Victoria Falls to go bungee jumping. Known as the adrenalin capital of Africa, Victoria Falls is the ultimate destination for extreme sports enthusiasts looking for mind-blowing experiences. The idea of jumping from a 111 metre-high bridge over the gorge with the thunder of the falls behind sounded too good to miss.
Read the text again and mark the sentences True or False
Read the rule with the examples
|Present Perfect||Present Perfect Continuous||Past Simple|
She’s just finished the university.
She’s never done bungee jumping before.
She has been training for 3 hours before the start.
She’s been looking for an adventure for a long time.
Thousands of people did the same jump last year.
5 years ago she decided to visit Canada.
She went down to the bottom and tried to free her legs.
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb
Listen to 5 people and choose the activities they have tried
That was some years ago
Read the instructions and do the task
Imagine that you have to prepare a speech about a moment from your life.
Choose the adjective to describe it and talk about your experience.
Example: I’ve seen a celebrity who has always been a role model for me. It happened when …
I’ve seen it myself
Choose the correct form of the verb to complete the sentences
Complete the sentences with the verb in the correct form
Ask questions to complete the text with the missing information
Answer the questions about the text
1. What has he done to become so famous in the world of extreme sport?
2. When was the activity developed?
3. How does a person fly in the sky?
4. How can you characterise Laeng and his achievement?
Ask questions to a celebrity
Watch the video and make questions to the celebrity
You can ask about:
- survival a shark attack;
- activity this year;
- his environmental project.
What I can do
The things you have learnt today:
- talk about adventures and travelling;
- use Present Perfect Simple, Past Simple and Present Perfect Continuous while speaking about extreme sport;
- listen to and understand texts better;
- read and understand texts better;
- use strong adjectives to describe exciting events.
Read the definitions and match them to the adventure sport. There are two extra options
Tick the words and phrases appropriate for the group
Complete the letter with the correct form of the verbs
Prepare a 2-minute speech on the topic «The adventure of my dream»
Cover the points:
- Have you ever been to an exotic place? Where?
- What did you do there?
- Would you like to explore the jungles? Why?
- What dangers might you expect there?
- Have you seen wild animals? Where?
- Which adventure do you dream to have?
Allow your browser the access to the microphone, press the button «Click to record» and record the speech you have prepared
- That was some years ago
- I’ve seen it myself
- Ask questions to a celebrity
- What I can do
- Homework 1
- Homework 2
- Homework 3
- Homework 4
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- 3. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|3. Changing life
- 4. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|4. I've done something extreme
- 5. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|5. I'd done it before
- 6. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|6. I will go around the world
- 7. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|7. What your future might be
- 8. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|8. What did she say?
- 9. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|9. Power of mind
- 10. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|10. Learning experience
- 11. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|11. Science and technology
- 12. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|12. Crime and punishment
- 13. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|13. Internet has changed our life
- 14. Teens|Grammar activating|Int|Revise and check