【英语口语】美语情景对话 第40期:跑步爱好者 The Runner
Todd: OK, Tim, we’re going to talk about running.
Todd: Now, we’ve been running the last couple of nights.
Tim: Yeah, that’s true.
Todd: And, uh, your much faster than me. You’re a fast runner. How often do you run?
Tim: Well now I only run about four days a week. But, when I was younger everyday.
Todd: Oh, really. Wow! Did you run in high school or college?
Tim: I ran, I started when I was six years old.
Todd: No kidding!
Tim: And I started running and I ran all through the university.
Todd: OK. So what events did you do?
Tim: Middle distance, middle distance which is 1,500 meters to 5,000 meters.
Todd: Wow! Are you a better short distance runner or long distance runner?
Tim: Middle distance runner.
Todd: Middle distance. OK, how far is a middle distance?
Tim: Oh, 1,500 meters, about.
Todd: OK! Ah, what’s your fastest time in the 1,500 meters?
Tim: Ah, 3…. about 3:47.
Todd: Three minutes and forty seven seconds.
Todd: That’s pretty fast.
Tim: Yeah. I did that in high school actually. I wasn’t so fast in the university.
Todd: Oh, wow, man you can fly? No I don’t feel so bad when you run so much faster than me.
Tim: I’ve been slowing down. I’ve been drinking beer so I don’t run so fast anymore.
Todd: Yeah, we’re getting older. Actually, um, I’m 33. How old are you?
Tim: I’m 27.
Todd: 27. Oh, OK. So, do you think you’ll be running your whole life?
Tim: I think so, yeah. I grew up in the woods, everyday in the woods, so I really want to getback to running in the woods. I think it is really healthy to do.
Todd: Yeah. That’s nice. OK. Thanks a lot, Tim.