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General Listening Quiz

“Physical Therapy”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy physical therapy man – woman 01:03

Pre-Listening Exercise

Have you ever been injured in an accident or during physical exercise? What did you do to recover and get better (for example, rest, physical therapy, medication, or a combination of any of these)?


get off someone’s back” = stop criticizing someone all of the time
Hey, get off my back. I’ll get a job faster if you stop bothering me.”

get cold feet” = become nervous about something
I think she’s getting cold feet about marrying my brother.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Retell what happened to the man and what he is doing to recover from his injury. 

  1. Where did this accident happen?
  2. How did it happen?
  3. When did it happen?
  4. Who was involved in the accident?
  5. How often is he getting physical therapy?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet find common treatments for these injuries:

  • a sprained ankle
  • lower back pain


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