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VOCABULARY (“Sports/Hobbies”, Unit 8, Enterprise 4) 3

VOCABULARY (“Sports/Hobbies”, Unit 8, Enterprise 4) 1

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- to ride the waves

- the thrill of a lifetime

- addictive / enjoyable

- to dream about incredibly big seas

- to crash onto sandy beaches

- definitely

- to experience the excitement of a ride on top of the waves

- to search for / to be in search of the perfect wave

- to check weather forecasts

- to carry pagers

- to beep

- weather reports of perfect conditions

- a surfer’s greatest disappointment

- to surf in the best weather conditions

- enormous waves

- to crash along mile after mile of beautiful sand

- to dream of (to imagine) experiencing surfing

- a totally unspoilt paradise

- fearlessness

- not to mind doing smth

- to do exercises with weights

- a strong swimmer with good balance

- an expert surfer / a poor surfer / a strong swimmer

- a wet suit / a costume / a tracksuit / a surfboard

- to lead smb

- to keep a wet suit on all the time

- to protect from the hot sun / from cold water

- to learn from previous generations

- to catch a wave at the right moment

- to grow up

- to have talent

- without any difficulty

- to tour

- to try the sport

- to get it right

- to give / to miss the opportunity

- to keep smb from doing smth

- to remain steady on ice skates

- to learn the technique

- powerful waves

- in any weather / in action

- to grow out of (to overcome) one’s fear

- to grow from (to develop from) one’s interest in smth

- to grow up (to become an adult)

VOCABULARY (“Sports/Hobbies”, Unit 8, Enterprise 4) 2

- an amateur / a professional / a champion

- to exercise / to train / to keep fit

- to beat smb / to win smth / to defeat

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Sports and hobbies:

- ice hockey / skiing / weightlifting / boxing / athletics

- painting / photography / stamp collecting / sailing

- pottery / knitting / jogging / aerobics / hiking / mountain biking

GO horse riding / ice skating / snorkelling / water-skiing / parachuting / motor racing / sailing / snow-boarding / fishing / hang-gliding / cycling / diving / skiing

PLAY cricket / rugby / baseball / volleyball / basketball / tennis / football / badminton / golf / hockey / water polo

DO archery / weightlifting / aerobics

Equipment:

- golf club / tennis racquet / shuttlecock / helmet

- needles and wool / skis / camera / weights

- water colours and brush / potter’s wheel and kiln

- album and magnifying glass / bow and arrows

- saddle / flippers / mask and snorkel / fishing rod

People playing sports and places:

- boxer / athlete / tennis player / golfer / (ice) skater

- cricketer (cricket player) / footballer (football player)

- pitch / ring / rink / course / court / stadium

 

- to rush down a cold mountainside

- a lump of clay

- to gain three kilo of solid muscle

- to hit a ball around a course

- to go around the track at 200 km/hour

- miniature works of art

- team spirit



- dedication

- to jump out of a plane in mid-air

- to hit the target

- tuition fee

- to specialize in a sport

- to be constantly on the move

- a cutthroat world

- to need a lot of energy and stamina [ ]

VOCABULARY (“Sports/Hobbies”, Unit 8, Enterprise 4) 3

- to heal

- to be brain-damaged

- to take up marathon running

Adjectives:

- thrilling / fun / energetic / relaxing / creative

- competitive / tiring / challenging / violent / productive

- cooperative / determined / accurate / graceful

- fast-moving / tough / demanding / barbaric

- worthwhile / satisfying / educational / beneficial

- entertaining / ridiculous / fierce

- to free smb from tension and stress

- to improve one’s mental performance

- similarly / finally / personally

- to join an aerobics class

- to tire smb out

- to feel alive and alert

- at some point

- to continue to do smth into one’s adult years

- to pass the time

- seemingly humble collections

- to wonder at / about smth

- to donate money to smb/smth

- on condition that

- alongside smth

- to oversell

- to consider a referee’s decision unfair

- to a large extent

- to set a good example

- to keep things under control

- to make a sense / a lot of sense

- recreation

- to build one’s muscles

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- to qualify for the race

- to bet on a horse

- to exhibit one’s skills in a chess match

- to enter the judo competition

- to practise for the finals

- to be no different

- to cheer on the favourite team

- to be capable of smth/doing smth

- to be keen on smth/doing smth


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