13.5.13

Conversaciones. Kate and the Gym.


Kate talks about getting in shape and losing weight. - Kate habla de ponerse en forma y perder peso.

Listening: conversaciones en inglés.

Jessica:  Kate, how do you normally spend your evenings?
Kate:        I've joined the gym here, so I go and exercise and go for a swim.
Jessica:  How long do you stay each time?
Kate:        About 2 hours.
Jessica:  Wow. So what do you do during those two hours.
Kate:       So we go to the gym for about an hour and then have a swim for half an hour and then sauna for about ten minutes and then finish off with a massage.
Jessica:  Wonderful, ehm and so who do you go with?
Kate:       I go with Nicola.
Jessica: Now when you're in the gym, do you do weights? Do you do cardio? Aerobics? Running? Walking?
Kate:       We do everything really. Aerobics and weights.
Jessica:  Why are you exercising? Do you have a certain reason, a goal in mind?
Kate:       Yeah, because I put on a lot of weight when I was in Australia because I was eating too much pizza and and drinking far too much beer.
Kate:       Get back to the original weight that I was.
Jessica:  Well, good luck to you.
Kate:       Thank you.

Vocabulario

spend (time) - pasar (tiempo)
  • We spent our holidays in Barbados. - Pasamos las vacaciones en Barbados
  • I've spent the whole afternoon reading. - Me he pasado toda la tarde leyendo.


How long...? - ¿Cuánto tiempo...?
  • How long do you stay each time? -  ¿Cuánto tiempo quedas cada sesión?
  • How long is the movie?: ¿Cuánto (tiempo) dura la película?


finish off with - terminar con


reason - razón, motivo.
  • There's no reason to get annoyed. - No hay razón para que te enfades
  • She’s got her reasons. - Tiene sus motivos / razones.


a goal - una meta
  • She didn't achieve her goal. - No logró alcanzar su meta.  


get back to - volver a
  • Get back to the original weight that I was. - Volver al peso original que tenía.

Jessica:  Kate, how do you normally spend your evenings?

Kate: I've joined the gym here, so I go and exercise and go for a swim.

Jessica:  How long do you stay each time?

Kate:  About 2 hours.

Jessica: Wow. So what do you do during those two hours.

Kate:      So we go to the gym for about an hour and then have a swim for half an hour and then sauna for about ten minutes and then finish off with a massage.

Jessica:  Wonderful, ehm and so who do you go with?

Kate: I go with Nicola.

Jessica:  Now when you're in the gym, do you do weights? Do you do cardio? Aerobics? Running? Walking?

Kate: We do everything really. Aerobics and weights.

Jessica:  Why are you exercising? Do you have a certain reason, a goal in mind?

Kate: Yeah, because I put on a lot of weight when I was in Australia because I was eating too much pizza and and drinking far too much beer.

Kate: Get back to the original weight that I was.

Jessica:  Well, good luck to you.

Kate: Thank you.
Jessica: Kate, ¿cómo sueles pasar las tardes noches?

Sara: Me he apuntado al gimnasio aquí, así que voy a hacer ejercicios y a nadar.

Jessica: ¿Cuánto tiempo quedas cada sesión?

Kate: Cerca de 2 horas.

Jessica: Wow. Entonces, ¿qué haces durante esas dos horas.

Kate: Entonces vamos al gimnasio por una hora y luego nadamos durante media hora y luego una sauna durante unos diez minutos y luego terminamos con un masaje.

Jessica: Que bien, ehm y entonce, ¿con quién vas?

Sara: Voy con Nicola.

Jessica: Ahora, cuando estás en el gimnasio, ¿haces pesas? ¿cardio? ¿Aerobics? ¿Correr? Caminar?

Kate: Hacemos todo realmente. Ejercicios aeróbicos y pesos.

Jessica: ¿Por qué estás haciendo ejercicios? ¿Tienes alguna razón, una meta?

Kate: Sí, porque me engordé mucho cuando estaba en Australia porque estaba comiendo demasiada pizza y bebiendo demasiada cerveza.

Kate: Volver al peso original que tenía.


Jessica: Bueno, buena suerte.

Kate: Gracias.




Attribution (Reconocimiento) English Listening Lesson Library Online, (elllo).
El podcast original viene de - The Gym 226
El original tiene ejercicios (quiz)
 
Curso ingles online, escuchar conversaciones en ingles.

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