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Health Club

Listening Exercises
Listen to the conversation again by pressing the Play Audio button and read along with the conversation. Review the Key Vocabulary and the sample sentences.

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Justin : Uh, hi. Do you need some help with those weights ? I can move them for you.

Rachel : Uh, no. I can do it myself. I just have to put them back over there.

Justin : No, let me help you. Uh, Oh, Hmpf.

Rachel : Oh, it's okay.

Justin : Oh, my back!

Rachel : It's okay, it's okay. Are you okay?

Justin : I just need to lie down here. Uh. Do you come here often?

Rachel : Yeah. I usually come five times a week.

Justin : Oh, oh man. By the way, my name's Justin.

Rachel : I'm Rachel.

Justin : Uh, so, where are you from?

Rachel : I'm originally from California . . . Are you sure you're okay?

Justin : ( Said in agony ) Yeah, um, I'm okay. Where are you from?

Rachel : Um, I spent most of my life in a small town in Utah called Spanish Fork actually.

Justin : Oh, um, I just need to lie here.

Rachel : Um, so, where are you from, Justin? I'm going to call the manager.

Justin : No, no, no, no, no! I just need to rest. Oh yeah, I'm from, from, uh, from Spanish Fork.

Rachel : Wait. Are you sure? You're just not thinking right.

Justin : No, no, no. Not Spanish . . . . Ah, No, I'm from Salt Lake City. So, what do you do for a living anyway? Are you a body builder or something?

Rachel : No, no. I'm a teacher.

Justin : Oh, so what do you teach?

Rachel : I teach math and science, and it doesn't take a science teacher to tell me that you need a doctor.

Justin : No, I'm okay, I'm okay. I'll stand here in a minute. Uh, could I have your phone number? You know, just in case.

Rachel : I don't think so. I think 911 is the number you need at this point .

Justin : ( Crying in pain ) Ohhhh!


Key Vocabulary [ Top ]

    weights
  • weights (noun) : heavy objects that people raise and lower to exercise
    - We are going to lift weights tonight at the gym.
  • originally (adverb) : from the beginning
    - I originally played soccer in junior high school, but I switched to basketball two years later.
  • agony (noun) : a lot of physical or mental pain
    - Jacob was in agony when he broke his leg during the basketball game
  • town (noun) : a small city
    - Many people run for exercise in our small town.
  • at this point (adverb phrase) : now
    - We have tried a number of activities and sports so far in this gym class, but at this point , what is your favorite one?

Vocabulary Activities [ Top ]

Now, do these exercises to review the vocabulary. Then, return back to the Post-Listening Exercise to use the vocabulary in real conversations. [ Why do these? ]


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