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English Conversation Practice - Hiking Injury
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SPEAK WITH KEVIN
SPEAK WITH JOE
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KEVIN: "Hey Joe. What happened to your ankle?"
JOE: "Hey Kevin. I broke it while hiking last weekend."
KEVIN: "That's terrible. How?"
JOE: "We were hiking down a steep trail. I lost my balance and fell."
JOE: "Yeah, it hurt badly."
KEVIN: "How did you get back to your car?"
JOE: "It was a long, painful walk."
KEVIN: "Were you alone?"
JOE: "No, I was with my wife. But I'm too heavy for her to carry me."
KEVIN: "Why didn't you call someone?"
JOE: "There was no cell phone coverage in that area."
KEVIN: "How long do you have to wear your cast?"
JOE: "Six weeks."
KEVIN: "Six weeks? Are you going to miss the marathon next month?"
JOE: "Yeah! Looks like I am. I'm so disappointed. I've been training for that for a year. Why don't you go in my place?"
KEVIN: "No, thanks. Do you know what I hate more than hiking?"
1. What part of the body did Joe injure?
2. How did he injure it?
Jumping into a lake
3. How long does he have to wear a cast?
4. What is Joe going to miss next month?
1. His ankle
3. 6 weeks
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