“Laughter is the best medicine.” 一笑治百病。 — Proverb
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club Kenji and Peter at the gym
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club tour to visit a place or area, looking round and learning about it We spent an hour touring the library. The president toured US military bases yesterday.
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club Adel: Hi, I’m Adel. … Let me show you around. show sb around 带领 …… 参观 Let me know when you're coming to Xi’an and I’ll show you around. A guide showed us round the exhibition.
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club lift weights 举重 cardio class 锻炼心肺功能的健身课
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club Adel: … you should do it at least three times a week if you want to be in good shape. in good shape in good condition, or state of health; The outside of the house was in good shape. “How are you?” “Oh, I’m in great shape.” She runs six miles every day to help keep herself in shape.
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club jog 慢跑 boxing 拳击 yoga 瑜伽
Part 1 Conversation: Touring a Health Club Kenji: I’d like to take lessons from her! take lessons 学习课程 give lessons 讲授课程 She has never taken any acting lessons. He gives French lessons.
Barbara is at the university health service. Listen to her conversation with her doctor. upset stomach If you have an upset stomach, you feel slightly ill, especially because of something you have eaten or drunk sore throat 嗓子疼 sore painful and uncomfortable because of injury, infection or too much use All the dust has made my eyes sore. My feet were sore with all the walking.
Part 2 A Doctor’s Advice swollen (swell, swelled) 肿胀的 larger than usual a swollen face The stream is swollen because of the heavy rain.
Part 2 A Doctor’s Advice case 病症，病例 a light case of tuberculosis 轻度的肺结核症 an emergency case 急症病例
Part 2 A Doctor’s Advice Doctor: Do you eat right, and do you get enough sleep? eat right eat the right foods Sayings about eating: Eat little, sleep sound. Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway.
Part 2 A Doctor’s Advice prescription 处方 These drugs are only available on prescription (= with a prescription from a doctor). Could you give me a prescriotion for my depression?
Part 3 Strategies B: I’d like a a salad with low-fat cottage cheese; no dressing, please. low-fat 低脂的 low-fat milk low-fat yogurt dressing 调料，调味汁
Part 3 Strategies M: … before you ordered that cake, I thought you were on a diet. on a diet 节食 when someone is on a diet, he/she eats less food, or only particular types of food, because they want to become thinner or for medical reasons I’m going on a diet next week and hope to lose two kilos before Christmas.
Part 3 Strategies M: You were sleeping quite a while. I think you should cover up and get into the shade. cover up 盖住，裹住 It’s so cold that she covered her baby up with a blanket. shade 荫，阴凉处 The sun was hot, and there were no trees to offer us shade. The children played in/under the shade of a large umbrella.
Part 3 Strategies M: I don’t get it. You’re complaining about how stressed out you are, but you don’t even want some time to relax! I don’t get it. 我没听明白你的话。 get sth = understand sth He never gets any of my jokes.
Conversation 1 Dental Clinic 牙科诊所 A: Dr Jones can probably take you at around two o’clock. How’s that? take = accept, have 接待，接受 Do they take credit cards here? Do you take milk in your tea? Which newspaper do you take (= regularly buy)? I take the/your point (= accept the argument), but I still don't think you should have done that.
Part 4 Real-World Tasks Conversation 2 instruction 用药说明 instruction = advice and information about how to do or use something, often written in a small book or on the side of a container The cooking instructions say bake it for half an hour. You obviously didn't read the instructions properly. They need clear instructions on what to do next.
Part 4 Real-World Tasks Conversation 3 break down If a machine or vehicle breaks down, it stops working Our car broke down and we had to push it off the road. break down If a system, relationship or discussion breaks down, it fails because there is a problem or disagreement. break down to be unable to control your feelings and to start to cry When we gave her the bad news, she broke down and cried.
Revision Part 1 tour 参观 show sb around 带领 …… 参观 lift weights 举重 cardio class 锻炼心肺功能的健身课 in good shape 处于良好状态
Revision Part 1 jog 慢跑 boxing 拳击 yoga 瑜伽 take lessons 学习课程
Revision Part 2 upset stomach 胃不舒服 sore throat 嗓子疼 swollen 肿胀的 case 病症，病例 prescription 处方
Revision Part 3 low-fat 低脂的 dressing 调料，调味汁 on a diet 节食 workout 锻炼 set 盘（网球） sit-up 仰卧起坐 cover up 盖住，裹住 shade 荫，阴凉处
Revision Part 4 dental 牙科的 take 接受 instruction （用药）说明 break down 出故障