IELTS Vocabulary: Speaking Part 2

Take one minute to prepare a talk on the following subject.
Take notes if you like and remember to include reasons and examples.
You should then speak for between one and two minutes.

Describe your favourite sport.

You should say:

  • what the sport is
  • how often you play or watch it
  • who you play or watch it with

and explain why it is your favourite sport.

Complete the answer by filling the gaps with a verb from the box below.

beat
do
give
play
go
lose
make
score
support
work

I love sport and I spend a lot of time playing or watching it. I .................... swimming regularly, I .................... out in the gym twice a week and I also .................... a martial art called aikido. But I think my favourite sport is football, although I don't actually .................... it any more. I was in the football team at school but I had to .................... it up because I injured my back quite badly. However, I watch it all the time, either on TV or I go to matches. I .................... my local team and I try to watch them play whenever I can. Of course, it's much easier to do that when they are playing at home but sometimes I .................... the effort to travel to an away match too. I usually go to matches with my cousin who is a big fan too. We both get very upset when the team ...................., but at the moment they are doing really well - last week they .................... a much stronger team when they managed to .................... three goals in the last ten minutes. It was very exciting - that's why I love football.

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