Going Skiing

Learn some new words as we visit a ski resort and go skiing and snowboarding.

Self Study

Dictation

Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.

Transcript

Here we are at a ski resort.

Some skiers are getting into a ski lift.

This type of ski lift is called a gondola.

Before they get in, they put their skis and poles in the racks outside.

They then get in the ski lift and sit down on the bench.

Now they get out of the ski lift and take their skis and poles out of the racks.

The man in the blue jacket is skiing down the hill.

The man in the green jacket is snowboarding down the mountain. He looks like a competent snowboarder. If you’re competent at something it means you’re good at it. He’s good at snowboarding.

He looks like he’s having fun.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.

Questions

Where’s this video clip being filmed?

What are they doing?

What’s he doing?

Is he a good snowboarder?

Answers

Where’s this video clip being filmed?

It’s being filmed at a ski resort.

What are they doing?

They’re getting in a ski lift.

They’re getting into a gondola.

They’re about to take a ride in a gondola.

They’re going inside a ski gondola cabin.

What are they doing?

They’re putting their skis and poles in the racks.

What are they doing?

They’re getting out of the ski lift.

They’re getting off the ski lift.

What’s he doing?

He’s skiing down a mountain.

What’s he doing?

He’s snowboarding down a mountain.

Is he a good snowboarder?

Yes, he looks like a competent snowboarder.

Notes