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Basic Listening Lesson #17
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1. What does limping mean?
To cringe due to pain
Walk that is unbalanced from injury or pain
Walk that is faster than normal
2. Why was Sarah limping?
She was running late for class and was in a hurry
She went snowboarding and had body aches
She was looking for her contacts that fell to the ground
She was practicing a martial arts move
3. What would happen in the past when Matt walked too fast?
He would trip and fall
His leg would cramp
He would start running
He looked goofy walking fast
4. What is Sarah's impression on snowboarding?
Loves it and wants to go again
Loves it but it is too expensive
Not sure yet so she will try again
Hates it and doesn't want to think about it
1. Walk that is unbalanced from injury or pain
2. She went snowboarding and had body aches
3. His leg would cramp
4. Hates it and doesn't want to think about it
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A: "Hey Sarah. Why are you limping?"
B: "Oh. Hi Matt. I went snowboarding yesterday and my whole body aches."
A: "Was it your first time?"
B: "Yeah. And I never want to go again."
A: "I remember the first time I went. My back was sore, I couldn't sit down because it hurt my butt, and my legs would cramp if I walked too fast."
B: "That's exactly how I feel now."
A: "It's only like that the first couple of times."
B: "Ha. There won't be a next time."
A: "You gotta give it a chance. It's fun after awhile."
B: "I'll think about it after I start feeling better. Right now, I don't even want to hear the word snowboarding."
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