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Some people learn martial arts for sport and exercise. However, how do people often protect themselves, their families, and property using martial arts such as karate and judo?
“be fighting mad” = be very angry
“My wife was fighting mad when she found out that I went to Las Vegas without her.”
“pick a fight” = start a fight or an argument with someone
“Don’t pick a fight with Michael today. He is in a very bad mood.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
In this conversation, the woman learned a form of martial arts to protect herself. How do you feel about the forms of protection below? Which of these do you or would you use personally in your daily life? Which are legal forms of protection in your city or country?
Use the Internet to find information on one form of protection from the Post Listening Task above and answer these questions: