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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.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
I was walking down the stairs at home when I tripped over our dog and fell and broke my arm and injured my shoulder.
Well, I am, but I am going to physical therapy three twice a week, and they’re trying to teach me some exercises to increase my strength.
No, no! I was walking down the stairs at home when I tripped over our dog and fell and broke my arm and injured my shoulder.
Woman: Good. So, how long are your appointments? They last about 50 minutes. Good. So, how long are your appointments?
Man: They last about 50 minutes.
Actually, it is across the street from my office, so it’s really convenient.
Retell what happened to the man and what he is doing to recover from his injury.
Use the Internet find common treatments for these injuries: