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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Exercise is something most of us love to hate. A lot of us avoid it altogether. I do a lot of exercise, but not because I like it. I do it because it helps me stay slim and healthy. I always feel great after exercising, so there are good parts to it. The thing I hate most is getting ready. It’s really difficult after a hard day’s work to come home and then prepare for your exercises. I really don’t want to do it when I’m getting changed. I hate the warm-up stretching. I also hate the first few minutes of a run, swim or cycle. But then once my lungs stop burning, I settle into a rhythm and things aren’t so bad. Recently I bought an exercise bike. Sitting in my house cycling to loud music or watching TV is a great way to get some exercise.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

Exercise is something most of us ______________________ . A lot of us avoid it altogether. I do a lot of exercise, but not because I like it. I do it because ______________________ stay slim and healthy. I always feel great after exercising, so ______________________ parts to it. The thing I hate most is getting ready. It’s really difficult after a ______________________ to come home and then prepare for your exercises. I really ______________________ do it when I’m getting changed. I hate ______________________ stretching. I also hate ______________________ minutes of a run, swim or cycle. But then once my lungs ______________________ , I settle into a rhythm and things ______________________ . Recently I bought an exercise bike. Sitting in my house cycling to ______________________ watching TV is a great way to get some exercise.

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

Exercise is something of most hate to love us. A lot of us avoid it altogether. I do a lot of exercise, but not because I like it. I do it me helps it because slim stay and healthy. I always feel great after exercising, so there are good parts to it. The thing hate most is getting ready I. It’s really difficult to work day’s hard a after come home and then your prepare exercises for. I really don’t want to do it when I’m getting changed. I hate the warm-up stretching. hate first minutes also the few I of a run, swim or cycle. But then burning lungs once stop my, I settle into a rhythm and things aren’t so bad. Recently I bought an exercise bike. Sitting in my house cycling to loud music or TV watching get to way great a is some exercise.



  DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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  STUDENT EXERCISE SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about exercise in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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  WRITING

Write about exercise for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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  HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about exercise. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about exercise. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. EXERCISE POSTER Make a poster about exercise. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY EXERCISE LESSON: Make your own English lesson on exercise. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on exercise. Share your findings with the class.

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