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ESL Podcast 774 Ė Describing Height and Build 2012-03-19
ESL Podcast 774 Ė Describing Height and Build
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Tags: Relationships , Daily Life
Audio Index:
Slow dialogue: 1:19
Explanations: 3:05
Fast dialogue: 15:31
Gwen: Do you see that heavyset guy over there, the one towering over everyone else?

Denzel: Yeah, what about him?

Gwen: Heís my ex-boyfriend. I havenít seen him in years. When I knew him he was really skinny. Heís really put on a few pounds. Itís amazing what a few years can do.

Denzel: None of us are as svelte as we used to be.

Gwen: Thatís true enough. Iím not as petite as I used to be, thatís for sure.

Denzel: How come youíve never mentioned this ex- boyfriend before?

Gwen: Oh, Iíd almost forgotten about him. Oh, no. I hope that guy over there didnít see me.

Denzel: Who? That short, stocky guy?

Gwen: No, the average height guy whoís walking this way. Heís another one of my exes. Iíd hoped never to see him again.

Denzel: It was a bad breakup?

Gwen: Right. Letís head toward the door.

Denzel: Why hadnít you mentioned him before?

Gwen: I thought I had. There have been so many...

Denzel: Donít look now, but your ex is also headed toward the door.

Gwen: Which one?

Denzel: The tall medium build guy walking next to you!


Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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