The Most Dangerous Sport

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on July 7, 2019 and last updated on August 7, 2023

Talking about the most dangerous sport serves as an engaging and fruitful conversation starter for English learners. Discussing this subject enables them to enhance their language skills while exploring diverse vocabulary related to sports, risks, and safety. It encourages them to express their opinions, describe thrilling experiences, and compare different sports.

Moreover, this topic sparks curiosity, stimulates critical thinking, and promotes lively discussions, allowing learners to practice and improve their speaking, listening and comprehension abilities in a dynamic and enjoyable manner.

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 The Most Dangerous Sport

Dangerous sports are physical activities that can be risky. Some examples include skydiving, boxing and extreme sports. It’s important to know that these sports can be dangerous and cause injuries or even death. Exploring dangerous sports helps us understand the excitement they offer but also reminds us of the risks involved.

Useful Vocabulary

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

  • danger (adjective)
  • dangerous (adjective)
  • sport (adjective)
  • safe (adjective)
  • risk (adjective)
  • risky (adjective)

Conversation Questions

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  • What sports would you consider dangerous?
  • Have you ever practiced any dangerous sports?
  • Are there any dangerous sports you would like to try?
  • What do you think is the most dangerous sport to do?
  • Do you know anyone who practices a dangerous sport?
  • What sports do you think appear safe, but are actually quite dangerous?
  • What sports appear dangerous, but are actually quite safe?
  • Do you enjoy watching any dangerous sports?
  • Why do you think people like dangerous sports?
  • Do you think football is a dangerous sport?
  • Do you think boxing is a dangerous sport?
  • Do you think gymnastics is a dangerous sport?
  • Do you think basketball is a dangerous sport?
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.