Rock climbing

Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on October 30, 2023

Discussing the topic of rock climbing allows learners to practice their vocabulary, pronunciation, and gramma, as well as helping learners to develop their listening and speaking skills.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

About Rock climbing

Rock climbing is an exciting and challenging sport that involves scaling a rock face or wall. It requires strength, agility, and technique to ascend the rock. Climbers use a variety of equipment such as ropes, harnesses, and carabiners to help them reach the top. Safety is a priority for rock climbers, and they must always be aware of their surroundings and the potential risks.

Rock climbing can be done indoors or outdoors, and it can be a solo or group activity. It is a great way to stay fit and have fun. Climbers can challenge themselves to reach new heights, and it is also a great way to build confidence and develop problem-solving skills. It can be a peaceful and calming experience, or an adrenaline-filled adventure. No matter what type of climber you are, rock climbing is sure to be an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Vocabulary Related to Rock climbing

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • harness (noun)
  • agile (adjective)
  • steep (adjective)
  • climb (verb)
  • climb up (phrasal verb)
  • skillfully (adverb)

Conversation Questions

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  • Would you say rock climbing requires a lot of physical strength?
  • Have you ever gone rock climbing outdoors?
  • What safety precautions should be taken when rock climbing?
  • Do you think rock climbing is a good way to stay fit?
  • What type of equipment do you need for rock climbing?
  • Would you recommend rock climbing to someone who is unfit?
  • What are the pros and cons of rock climbing to keep fit and healthy?
  • Should rock climbing be considered a sport or an extreme activity?
  • Should rcok climbing be taught in schools?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.