There are thousands of TED talks available on the internet and they are a great source for listening. Listen and later write down the 4 main ideas you remember.

Here’s a TED talk for which I’ve written 5 questions. Listen and answer.
Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk


Fill the gaps with the word/s you hear. (TIP – You must use the exact word you hear, not a synonym.)

  1. People __________ for 9.3 hours a day.
  2. Physical inactivity can lead to __________ cancer and colon cancer.
  3. The speaker’s first walking meeting involved another person and their __________.
  4. The speaker walks __________ miles per week in her meetings.
  5. Fresh air leads to __________.

Check your answers below. If you missed an answer, listen again. See if you can hear it.
5. fresh thinking    2. breast    3. dog/dogs   1. sit    4. 20 to 30

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