Sports & Olympics- Twenty Questions
Lesson Plan Text
Olympics & Sports 20 Questions Guessing Game
Choose one of the sports below and answer your partner’s Yes/ No questions until they
guess which sport you are thinking of. Don’t answer Wh questions.
Do you play it indoors/ outdoors?
Do you play in/on a court/ field/ pitch/ pool/ rink/ ring/ table/ stadium/…?
Do you wear a helmet/ goggles/ a hat/ padding/ shoulder pads/ shin pads/ knee pads/ a
face guard/ a tooth guard/ gloves/ a box/ studs/ special shoes…?
Do you use a cue/ bat/ ball/ shuttlecock/…?
Is the ball big/ hard/ made of…?
Can you use your head/ foot/ hand/…?
Can you throw/ catch/ tackle/ walk with the ball/ sit down…?
Is there a goal/ hole/ net/ sin bin/ referee…?
Do you have to be fit/ young/ strong/ male/ skilful/ tall/ intelligent/ fast/ …?
Does this sport come from Asia/ the UK/ the US/…?
Is this sport popular with boys/ girls/ old people/…?
Is this sport played in the Olympics/ this country/ schools…?
Is this sport fast/ violent/ professional/ well known/ expensive/ tiring/ competitive/
Is it a martial art/ a contact sport/ a winter sport/ a team sport…?
Have you ever played this sport?
Do you play/ like/ watch this sport?
Is it often/ sometimes on (terrestrial) TV?
Is there somewhere to play this near here/ in this city/ in this country?
Can you practice in your house/ in a park?
Table tennis (= ping pong)
Australian rules football
Pitch and putt
Football (= soccer)
Nordic / cross country skiing
Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2012