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Join a Gym

Join a Gym

Date: Dec 20 2002


1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Going to a gym is a great way to stay in shape. Exercising is fun and it’s good for you! Beth just joined a gym. Read on to see how she did it.


1. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

It’s easy to get a gym membership. First you should think about your daily routine. It’s important to find a gym that is close to your home, school, or where you work.
Once you find a gym in a convenient location, go take a tour of that gym. The person that gives you a tour will tell you all about the gym hours, the class schedules, and the cost of membership.
It’s a good idea to look at more than one gym, to compare what membership benefits you get at different places.
Some gyms charge an enrollment fee. Most places charge a monthly fee. It’s also important to find out if classes are included in the cost or if you have to pay extra to do the group workouts. Lots of gyms have special promotions and some places offer student discounts.
After you have found a gym that you like, you will need to fill out the gym membership application and pay the enrollment fee. Usually, you need to bring a photo ID and a check or credit card. Finally, you will get a gym pass.



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It’s so important to get enough exercise every day. I hope that this week’s Real Life lesson helps you get motivated to join a gym and get fit.
Your American Friend,



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If you join the gym you can work out. nia

04:38 PM Apr 22 2015 |



It's lesson nice!

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