The Last Leg (Channel 4, UK), “How I Learnt To Shoot A Bow With No Arms”


The Video

USA Paralympian, Matt Stutzman, explains how he honed his incredible archery skills despite being born without arms. An amazing story, this video is both funny and inspirational.

Language Focus and Level

This video is suitable for intermediate and upper intermediate level students. The grammar focus in the worksheet below is the future of the past, often covered within reported speech.


thumb  Download the worksheet here: how-i-learnt-to-shoot-a-bow


Find the video on YouTube.

You Bet (ITV, UK), “Tossing the Caber”


The Video

You Bet! is a British game show in which celebrities bet on the ability of members of the public to win challenges, which they usually plan and rehearse many times, within a limited amount of time.

This particular challenge features the Scottish tradition of tossing the caber. This video can add a little excitement to classes of all ages.

Level and Language Focus

The language of the clip is not too complicated so it is recommendable for either intermediate or upper intermediate levels.

You can use the video to teach first conditionals or the future tense for predicting as the students must predict how well the men will do in the challenge. The worksheet below features first conditional activities.

A worksheet can be found here:
You Bet Caber Toss (Right Click, Save As…)


You can view the video on YouTube.