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My Doctor Said my Blood Pressure Was a Little High


VOA Station ID

New Dynamic English NDE 8D - 4

Lao Opening

NDE Opening

Saly: Explanations in Lao

Max: Ready for Question Number Two?

Kathy: Ready!

Max: All right.

Larry: Lauren is going to write a letter.

She has an envelope.

She has a pen.

She even has a stamp.

What else does she need?

Kathy: Oh…this is easy!

She has an envelope, a pen and a stamp, so she needs... paper!

She needs paper to write the letter!

Max: Right again, Kathy!

She needs paper.

Okay…last question.

Larry: Andy is going to make tea.

He has a teapot.

He has hot water.

He has a teacup.

What else does he need?

Kathy: A teapot, hot water and a teacup?

Well, he needs tea, of course!

Max: Of course, he needs tea!

Without tea, it would just be hot water.

Well, Kathy, you did very well.

Kathy: Thank you, Max.

I enjoyed the questions.

MUSIC

Larry: A Question for You

Saly: Lao

Max: Now here’s a question for you.

Larry: Listen for the bell, then say your answer.

Saly: Instructions in Lao.

Max: What are the causes of pollution in your country?

(ding)

(pause for answer)

Max: Ah, very interesting.

MUSIC

Saly: Introduction to the following story interlude in Lao

Story Interlude: Walking for Health

Larry: OK... and we’re off the air. Good show.

Kathy: Thanks!

SFX: package/bag opening

Max: Well, excuse me while I change my shoes.

Kathy: Change your shoes?

Max: Yes, these are my new walking shoes. Like them?

Kathy: Oh, they’re very nice.

So you’re going for a walk?

Max: Yes, my doctor suggested that I take a walk every day.

Kathy: Your doctor. That’s interesting.

My doctor never said anything to me about walking.

Max: Well, I went for a checkup recently.

My doctor said my blood pressure was a little high.

He told me I needed to get more exercise.

So I think I’ll take a walk every afternoon.

Kathy: Walking. That sounds nice.

The weather is good today.

You know, now that you mention it, I see a lot of people out walking after lunch.

Max: Well, I’m off.

I’ll be back in a little while.

Kathy: See you later, Max.

SFX: Elizabeth entering

Eliz: Hi, Kathy.

Saly: Overview of the story interlude with explanations of some words

and expressions in Lao

NDE Closing

Kathy: Well, our time is up. So until next time...

This is Kathy.

Max: And this is Max.

Kathy: Good luck in your English studies!

Kathy and Max: Good-bye.

MUSIC up and then fade

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