IELTS Topic Vocabulary – Sports & Games
|british sports in general
|a type of sport
|to like a particular sports team and to encourage them to win, especially by going to see their matches
|spectator sport noun
|a sport that a lot of people enjoy watching
|extreme sport noun
|a sport or activity that is exciting and dangerous, for example bungee jumping, white-water rafting, or base jumping
|british a rule in sport
|an away game or match is one in which a team goes to their opponents’ ground to play. A home game is one in which a team plays in its own ground.
|a return match, game etc is the second one that is played between two opponents or teams
|a friendly game is not part of a competition but is played for fun or to practise skills
|in hand phrase
|british if a player or team has a game in hand, they have played one game less than an opponent
|if a sports team plays away, they go to their opponents’ ground to play a game. If they play in their own ground, they play at
|an object used by football fans which makes a rattling sound when shaken
|contact sport noun
|a sport such as rugby, boxing, or American football in which the players have strong or violent physical contact with each other
|relating to the Olympic Games
|relating to or taking part in the Paralympic Games
|american a pickup game is played by a group of people who do not always know each other, but suddenly decide they want to play together
|relating to the time before the season for a particular sport begins
|british a wooden object that you turn to make a loud knocking noise, especially at a football match
|relating to sport, or used in sport
|relating to sports, or involved in sports
|a long plastic horn that makes a very loud noise, blown by fans at football matches in South Africa
|zero-sum game noun
|a situation in which one person can win only what another person loses
What is topic vocabulary?
In IELTS Speaking you need to speak on different topics, and you need topic related vocabulary to enhance your answer.
How much band will I get in ielts , without using. vocabulary in Ielts examination. Reply fast
Well vocabulary is important, and one of the key factors in marking. If you don’t use good Vocabulary you will end up scoring 5.5 to 6 band.