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Listen to Tyrone calling the staff at his local swimming pool and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.

Preparation

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Transcript

Receptionist: Good morning, Brownton swimming pool.
Tyrone: Hello, I’d like some information about the water polo club.
Receptionist:  Yes, of course. We have an under 14s club, an under 16s club, an under 18s club and an adults club. How old are you?
Tyrone: I’m 15.
Receptionist: OK, so you want the under 16s club.
Tyrone: Yes.
Receptionist: Just a moment ... yes, we have two places in the under 16s club.
Tyrone: When do they train?
Receptionist: Let’s see, the under 16s train two evenings a week, on Mondays, no sorry, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00pm. And matches are on Saturday mornings.
Tyrone: When does the training start?
Receptionist: Training starts next week, on September 2nd.
Tyrone: OK. And how much are the classes?
Receptionist: Classes are free for under 18s.
Tyrone: Great! What do I have to do to join?
Receptionist: You have to come to the swimming pool and complete a form. You need to bring a photograph too.
Tyrone: OK.
Receptionist: Can I take your name?
Tyrone: Yes, it’s Tyrone Williams. 
Receptionist: OK, thanks. Tyrone. 
Tyrone: Thanks. Bye.
Discussion

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

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Comments

Submitted by LauraMar on Tue, 09/13/2022 - 23:52

I would like to practice more times a sport i was in a tennis club and i was very good in that sport but with the change of school i need to look for a group to be again in one sport.

Submitted by Turtle08 on Sun, 08/28/2022 - 11:01

No, I'm not a member of any sport club, because I don't like sport very much.

Submitted by ay144 on Tue, 07/26/2022 - 08:22

No, i'm not a member of any sport club, but maybe in future:)

Submitted by Ira1321 on Sun, 07/24/2022 - 09:53

Now I'm not a member of any sports club,because I don't have time.

Submitted by cherry00 on Fri, 07/22/2022 - 10:07

I am not in a sport club but I'd like to be in one, maybe in a swimming club.

Submitted by Baldbanana on Tue, 07/05/2022 - 10:22

I'm not a member of any sports club because I'm not really interested in sport, but I know that I should change it

Submitted by SEBASTIAN on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 23:17

No i'm not a member of any sports club but before i was a member of a karate club

Submitted by Andrea29 on Wed, 06/22/2022 - 21:25

Actually I'm not a big fan of sports, when I was little I used to ride horses and practiced swimming. I currently go to the gym.

Submitted by TinyTiny on Mon, 06/13/2022 - 15:30

Honestly, I'm not a member of any sports clubs, because I'm really not good at sports. When I was a secondary school, I always afraid of testing of P.I. But I'm a big fan of badminton.

Submitted by 01Aras on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 10:53

I am not a member of any sports club, but I do sports

Submitted by goksu on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 09:52

I'm not a member of sports clubs because I don't play sports
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 14:02

Hi, I'm in the tennis club but I don't play in matches. FlowerQueen~♡

Submitted by Denizz on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 12:58

No, I'm not a member of sports clubs because I dont do sports

Submitted by Kani on Mon, 02/21/2022 - 12:23

I did'nt join any club so far

Submitted by XerusTus on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 13:20

I do archery with my club. I shoot only at 10m but I like to do that.

Submitted by faustine_la_folle on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 13:17

hello, I go horse racing. I have got a horse (Karien). I rade in a merry-go-round. I like horses.

Submitted by Piero1 on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 13:15

Hello guys, i was a member of baskerball club. I play since my six year old, i am pretty good and i like very this sport.

Submitted by Tomtaz on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 13:15

I was member of a archery club since 1 year. I am very good at this.I do this twice a week
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Submitted by lescochons on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 13:14

i'm a member of tennis since four years. I play two times a week and i play with my friends. I'm good at this sport and i love tennis.

Submitted by Ira1321 on Sun, 01/23/2022 - 18:38

No,I am not a member of sports clubs,because I dont do sport

Submitted by trungtnd on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 13:20

Yes i was a member of the volleyball club at school.

Submitted by Ksenia01 on Thu, 01/06/2022 - 21:49

I'm a member of WUSHU club. I'm trying to go there every month, but it's not always possible. Some time ago I was in swimming club. It was cool, but I'm really not a fan of that unreal moment then you need to go down into cold water. I'm not very good at sport, but I know that it's good for my body.

Submitted by armieK on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 15:43

I used to go to taekwondo, then I stopped for 2 years. I joined my taekwondo club this year again.
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Submitted by Valeria_ on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 18:03

no, I am not a member of any sports club but I would like to practice some sport.

Submitted by Alisa09 on Sat, 04/24/2021 - 09:43

No, I'm not a member of any sport club. But Im going to go to a local club in my district X-fit

Submitted by DanysGE on Fri, 04/16/2021 - 04:42

Are you a member of any sports clubs? No, I'm not. I'm not a big sports fan :(

Submitted by Zan on Thu, 04/08/2021 - 07:15

I don't have sport clubs in my town

Submitted by Dani22 on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 15:49

Are you a member of any sports clubs? No, I don't a member of any sport's group, Even though I will join a Gym this or another week, I want to do exercise to improvve my body and to be more healthy.

Submitted by GGO_Toxic on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 18:06

I'm a member of a football club.

Submitted by Yosselin_ensfep on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 04:12

i don't belong to any sports club, but i would like to join one to be able to practiced sports and thus have a good performance

Submitted by Raymundo_ensfep on Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:27

yes, i was member of basketball since of ten year, i played in regional tournaments, and my team and me, won some, i miss to play basquet whit my friends. :(

Submitted by Brianda_Ensfep on Wed, 02/24/2021 - 05:16

I do not belong to any sports club, but I would love to join one to practice a sport.

Submitted by MoralesD_ensfep on Tue, 02/23/2021 - 23:44

No, Im not a member of any sports club, due to the covid and we are in quarantine but i would like to.

Submitted by Cris_leyva on Sat, 02/20/2021 - 22:04

I am not in any sports club, I prefer to go running when I have time because I work a lot.

Submitted by JuanENSFEP on Sat, 02/20/2021 - 21:27

I am not in a sport club because I am studying the university, so I haven´t time of try and there is also a pandemic.
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Submitted by Amador_Ensfep on Sat, 02/20/2021 - 20:21

Yes, I belong to a basketball to name "Club Átomos" and I have been playing and belonging to that club for twelve years.

Submitted by Salma_09 on Sat, 02/20/2021 - 20:18

No, but I promise to work on it and try hard.

Submitted by Salaz_Villa21 on Sat, 02/20/2021 - 19:46

A few years ago I was a member of a basketball club, but right now I am not in one because I wanted to focus on my studies

Submitted by Nooname on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 11:41

I'm not a member of any sports club

Submitted by Valentina_909 on Tue, 12/08/2020 - 22:36

A few years ago I was in basketball club in my school. We trained one time at week for the little space and for the many clubs there were.

Submitted by hohooibin on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 03:42

Yes,I am a member of the basketball club.I join the club since I am 13 years old.We participate matches every year.Luckly we get first runner up in year 2019 and second runner up in year 2020.We are happy to get these achievement.

Submitted by picopeca on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:29

I’m not member of any sports clubs. For covid-19.

Submitted by altair28 on Tue, 10/20/2020 - 00:35

No im not, but i excersised at home

Submitted by Luna on Sat, 08/22/2020 - 09:28

No, I am not

Submitted by pln on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 12:52

in the past, ı played basketball and volleyball. every summer holiday, ı went to swimming course to practice my swimming skills.
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Submitted by Xuka on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 08:10

I joined the volleyball club at my high school for 1 year. Twenty members of the club are all the students in grades from 6 to 9 of the same school. We are trained 3 evenings a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the school's volleyball court. Of course, it is free for all students. My teacher is very strict and disciplined. So, all members have to take practice seriously. Sometimes, my club also participates in inter-school competitions and win some matches. I'm very proud of this. Since I played volleyball, I improved my health as well as my height. I become taller, and both of my arms and legs also become stronger. It is a pretty good sport to keep my body in shape.

Submitted by dongsoon on Wed, 08/05/2020 - 17:49

I was a member bowling and swimming club. I am not very good at it but I always have fun.
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