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I. Introduction:

Whether you're preparing for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in China or just getting in shape, there are many different activities you can do to get some exercise. Listen to the words below and consult a dictionary if you need a definition. Write a sample sentence for each word to learn how it is used in context. You can use the Internet to find sample sentences and related information.

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Activities with "GO"

  1. bike riding
  2. bowling
  3. hiking
  4. jogging
  5. rollerblading
  6. skiing
  7. swimming
  8. walking
Activities with "PLAY"
  1. badminton
  2. baseball
  3. basketball
  4. Frisbee
  5. golf
  6. soccer
  7. tennis
  8. volleyball
Activities with "DO"
  1. aerobics
  2. calisthenics
  3. karate
  4. yoga

II. Practice: Top
Now, complete the sentences below with the best answer:
1. My father really enjoys ____________ several times a month in the mountains near our house, but he always has to be careful when runs across snakes on the trails.

A. playing soccer B. doing aerobics C. going hiking

2. Emily ___________ twice a week, but she can't serve the ball very well.

A. goes skiing B. plays tennis C. does yoga

3. The team usually ______________ right before their practice to warm up their muscles and stretch out a little. Light exercise like that will also help prevent injuries.

A. does calisthenics B. plays golf C. goes bowling


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III. Follow-Up: Top
What are some of the best exercises to get in shape and/or lose weight? Interview other students, friends, or medical professionals to learn more about different exercise programs and tips for improving your fitness.

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