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Sports noises

Listening skills

This audio content features listening games on the topic Sports. It's intended as a fun way to encourage listening skills and as a stimulus for speaking activities. For more information refer to the complete Teacher's notes.

Stimulus sounds - Sports - supporting resources:

  1. Transcript as pdf file to print
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SPLASH INTO WATER

CHILDREN: It's a ssssplash! / Into water.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SWIMMING

CHILDREN: I can hear somebody in the water. / In a pool!

PRESENTER: What are they doing?

CHILDREN: They're swimming! / Up and down the pool!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what game is being played?

FX: TABLE TENNIS

CHILDREN: Table tennis!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what game is being played?

FX: BOWLING ALLEY

CHILDREN: It's bowling!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: FOOTBALL BEING KICKED

CHILDREN: It sounds like a ball. / Being kicked!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: FOOTBALL CROWD

CHILDREN: There are lots of people. / It's a crowd!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: FOOTBALL WHISTLE

CHILDREN: That's a whistle!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: MONTAGE: FOOTBALL MATCH

CHILDREN: It's a football match! / Pass it to me! / Goal!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: HORSES NEIGHING / TROTTING

CHILDREN: They're horses! / Neigggghhh!!!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: HORSES RUNNING

CHILDREN: I can hear lots of horses! / Running!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: MONTAGE HORSE RACE

CHILDREN: There are horses running! / People cheering! / It's a horse race!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again - what can you hear?

FX: TENNIS BALL BOUNCED

CHILDREN: It's a ball. / Being bounced.

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: TENNIS RALLY

CHILDREN: The ball being hit. It's a game of tennis!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: CRICKET BALL HIT WITH BAT

CHILDREN: It's a bat... / Hitting a ball...

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: CRICKET CROWD

CHILDREN: It's some people...

PRESENTER: Listen again - what do you hear?

FX: CRICKET MONTAGE

CHILDREN: It's a game of cricket!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: These sounds are very hard - so you'll have to listen as carefully as you can. What sound do you think this is..?

FX: SKIS THROUGH SNOW

PRESENTER: It's another sport...

FX: SKIS THROUGH SNOW

PRESENTER: For this sport you wear something special on each of your feet...

FX: CONTINUE

PRESENTER: For this sport you need snow...

FX: CONTINUE

CHILDREN: It's skiing! / In the snow!

PRESENTER: Listen again. What can you hear?

FX: COMEDY ARROW FLIES. STRIKES TARGET

PRESENTER: For this sport you fire something that has a sharp point...

FX: AGAIN

PRESENTER: You shoot it at a target...

FX: AGAIN

CHILDREN: It's shooting a bow and arrow! / Archery!

PRESENTER: Listen again. What can you hear?

FX: GOLF TEEING OFF

PRESENTER: You play this sport by hitting a small, hard ball with a club...

FX: ANOTHER SHOT

PRESENTER: The ball flies through the air...

FX: WHOOSH OF BALL IN AIR

PRESENTER: And finally you hit the ball into a hole...

FX: PUT

CHILDREN: It's a game of golf!

PRESENTER: Lots of different sports. Listen to all the different sounds!

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

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