Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on October 27, 2023

Swimming is a great topic for English learners with a beginner level to discuss. It is a fun and interesting topic that can help them practice their English skills. Talking about swimming can help them learn new words, practice their pronunciation, and improve their grammar. Additionally, discussing swimming can help them become more comfortable with speaking English in a conversational setting.

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 Swimming

Swimming is a great way to stay fit and healthy. It is a low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Swimming is also a great way to relax and have fun. You can swim in places like a pool, lake, or the ocean. It is a great way to get some exercise and have fun at the same time. Swimming can help improve your cardiovascular health, strengthen your muscles, and improve your flexibility. It can also help reduce stress and improve your mood.

Vocabulary Related to Swimming

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

  • pool (noun)
  • stroke (noun)
  • fun (adjective)
  • swim (verb)
  • float (verb)

Conversation Questions

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  • Do you know how to swim?
  • Would you say swimming is an important skill to learn?
  • Do you enjoy swimming?
  • Have often do you go to a swimming pool?
  • Do you prefer swimming in the sea or in a pool?
  • What are the benefits of learning to swim?
  • Do you think swimming is a good form of exercise?
  • Should swimming be taught in schools?
  • If you don't know how to swim, what should you do?
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.