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1.12 Bob's Exercise Advice

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Published: 8.07.2017
Level 1   |   Time: 2:08
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Bob gives Marie some advice on how to exercise.



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  • generally [adv] - usually
  • stay in shape [exp] - stay healthy or fit
  • and back [exp] - and then return
  • No problem! [exp] - Okay

[adv] - adverb,  [exp] - expression


Mr. Evans Marie Bob
Mr. Evans Marie Bob
  • Marie and Bob work in a travel agency.
  • Bob likes to exercise.
  • Mr. Evans is their boss.


  1. Where is Mr. Evans going?
    the gym
    a cafe
    the post office

  2. What things does Marie do to stay healthy?
    bike riding
    weight lifting

  3. How often does she do aerobics?
    twice per day
    twice per week
    twice per month

  4. When does Marie NOT go biking on the Sunday?
    when the weather is bad
    when the weather is good
    when she plays tennis

  5. Why does Marie not like to lift weights?
    She thinks it is boring
    The gym is too expensive.
    She doesn't like going to the gym.

  6. What things does Bob actually lift?
    a computer
    a book
    some files

  7. Where does Bob run?
    to the park and back
    to the gym and back
    to the post office and back

  8. Where does Marie run?
    to the park
    to the market
    to symphony hall
    to Harper Street
    to the library
    to the theater

  9. When does Marie suggest they go running together?
    at lunch
    after work
    on Sunday

  10. Why does Bob say he can't go running with Marie?
    His back hurts
    He is too busy at work.
    He has to meet a friend.

  11. What does Marie ask Bob to do?
    Answer the phones.
    Join her for lunch.
    Take her to the gym.

  12. Where does Marie have to go?
    a cafe
    the park
    the post office

triangle Script

Mr. Evans: I’m meeting a client at the café for lunch, Marie.
Marie: OK.
Bob: So, what do you do to stay in shape?
Marie: I generally go running in the morning. I do aerobics two nights a week. I always play tennis or golf on the weekends. And I usually go bike riding every Sunday, if the weather is good.
Bob: You don’t lift weights?
Marie: No.
Bob: You have to lift weights to really stay in shape.
Marie: I don’t like to go to a gym.
Bob: You don’t have to go to a gym to lift weights. You can lift weights anywhere. Like this. Or this. Or even this. Maybe not that.
Marie: Thanks for the suggestions.
Bob: Hey, why don’t we go running together sometime?
Marie: OK. Where do you run?
Bob: To the park . . . and back.
Marie: Oh.
Bob: Where do you run?
Marie: To the park, and then to the market, then to Symphony Hall, then to Harper Street, then to the library, then to the theater. And then back.
Bob: Oh.
Marie: So do you want to go running after work today?
Bob: Gotta meet a friend for dinner.
Marie: Some other time, then.
Bob: Yeah, sure.
Marie: Hey, can you answer the phones for a while? I have to go to the post office, and you’re the only one here.
Bob: No problem.

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