Episode 07 - A race

Sammy and Julia discover they both like the same sport. But can they enjoy it together?


Sammy: Hi, Julia!
Julia: Oh! Hi, Sammy! You again.
Sammy: Well, I come to the park every morning. I always go jogging in the morning.
Julia: I come here most mornings, too. I usually ride my bike. I never go jogging.
Sammy: Exercise is very important. Everyone should be fit and healthy.
Julia: Do you do any other kinds of exercise apart from jogging?
Sammy: Yeah. I often, erm, go to the gym. And, occasionally run marathons.
Julia: Marathons?
Sammy: Yeah, that's why I go jogging every morning.
Julia: And do you ever go swimming?
Sammy: Swimming? Yeah, I love swimming. I usually go three or four times a week.
Julia: I love swimming.
Sammy: I love swimming. I'm a really good swimmer, actually.
Julia: Yes, I'm a good swimmer, too.
Sammy: No, I'm a really good swimmer. I was in my school team.
Julia: Very impressive. ... Do you fancy going swimming this afternoon?
Sammy: Yeah, I'd love to.
Julia: OK. See you at the pool! Four o'clock?
Sammy: OK.

Man: Hey, Julia!
Julia: Oh, hi!
Sammy: Let's see what a good swimmer you are! Let's have a race!
Julia: A race? You and me?
A second man: Hey, Julia!
Julia: Oh, hello!
Sammy: Yes, you and me. Are you scared?
Julia: Scared? Me?! Don't be silly! ... OK, then. It's a race. The first to the other side of the pool is the winner!

Sammy: Wow! You really are a good swimmer! How often do you go swimming?
Julia: I go swimming every day. Sometimes twice a day. In fact, I'm a member of the city swimming team.
Sammy: Oh!

Task 1: Check your understanding


Task 2: Adverbs of frequency 1


Task 3: Adverbs of frequency 2


Task 4: Frequency expressions 1


Task 5: Frequency expressions 2


Task 6: Frequency questions


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Submitted by Bardtinova on Sat, 29/01/2022 - 16:41


I like to go jogging on my oun.

Submitted by Emily Mellor on Sun, 18/10/2020 - 08:43

I like to go jogging with my friends every morning because I would like to breathe fresh air.

Submitted by Fedaa2001 on Sun, 23/08/2020 - 12:45

I and my family like swimming because it is make me funy
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Submitted by Adriana Passador on Mon, 27/07/2020 - 16:45

I like to walk between trails and forests. I always try to go with my son

Submitted by shahhoseini on Wed, 08/01/2020 - 13:58

I like jogging. I often go jogging every morning.

Submitted by Momocompanyman on Mon, 30/12/2019 - 08:56

I often go swimming to be fit

Submitted by Dariusz on Fri, 22/11/2019 - 00:49

Unfortunately I don't sports with my friends but I often go swimming with my brother.

Submitted by tenedos on Mon, 07/10/2019 - 20:20

My favourite one is table tennis. I've been playing table tennis since I was a child. Why do I like it? Because I I am good at it .

Submitted by Kavi on Sun, 30/06/2019 - 05:25

I love to play netball with my friends.But I usually play badminton with my sister.
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Submitted by TP on Sun, 30/06/2019 - 05:19

I do yoga almost every morning. Also, I enjoying riding bike and jump roping.
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Submitted by mirko88 on Sat, 08/06/2019 - 08:11

I really like swimming. I am not so talented for sports, but swimming and gym are suitable for me.

Submitted by Cherif on Sat, 11/05/2019 - 17:10

every Sunday, I go to the pool with my kids, my boys love to swim. It's become a habit .... everyone has fun
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Submitted by Rkassem on Sun, 17/03/2019 - 11:50

GYM is the best kind of sport for me that I always practice it with my brother because it can convert my negative energy to a positive one

Submitted by bahar on Sat, 16/03/2019 - 13:18

I like riding the bike and I sometimes go to Mountaineering.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Wed, 27/02/2019 - 08:21

However big, however small Let me be part of it all Share your games with me You may be right, you may be wrong But say that you'll bring me along To the goal you see

Submitted by thaihungphi on Wed, 27/02/2019 - 06:35

For me I really like football. And I usually play football with my friends three times a week. Hope you to have a nice time with your friends.

Submitted by gullıstan on Fri, 15/02/2019 - 17:04

my favorite sport is swimming. I swim three times a week and do yoga twice. my family does not like to do sports. but sometimes we walk together

Submitted by ROD HERRAZ on Tue, 12/02/2019 - 12:08

I really like riding my bike to go to my job everyday and dime times I swimm weekends

Submitted by cagla on Sun, 10/02/2019 - 19:18

hi ı really like swimming, a few ago ı swam twice or three times a week, but now ı occasionally swim. apart from swimming ı like riding bicycle, ı usually ride my bicycle at weekends
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Submitted by Karl Marx on Sat, 02/02/2019 - 13:53

I really like run a bike, but I don’t have enough time for it. Greetings to all.

Submitted by Ionela Lusty on Fri, 01/02/2019 - 19:37

I like to play tennis with my friend because we are having fun. Every sport takes us out of our daily routine.
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Submitted by dariusclinton on Sat, 12/01/2019 - 06:58

I like football.