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yellow bee

hello teachers...
I am having problems to teach sports in primary school. my students didnīt understand because some sports have ing and others use the verb play or do.
please help me to explain them why....

4 Mar 2009      


normally play is for sports with ball, go for sports with ing and do for the rest.
play basketball
go running
do judo

4 Mar 2009     


I teach my students that we play ball games and computer games; we use go with activities that finish in -ing and use do with other actvities. But my students are 7th grade students...
anyway, maybe this helps!Smile

4 Mar 2009     


for examples^:
PLAY : soccer , football , baseball , basketball , volleyball , golf , tennis
DO : track and field , gymnastics , judo , karate
Go swimming
there are three verbs for sports : do , play , go Clap
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4 Mar 2009