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Working out at the gym.

Medium: Work out

Medium: Work out

Premier Vocabulary is a mini-podcast for you to learn football English one word at a time. We have three different levels for you: easy, medium and hard.

This episode is medium so we’re looking at football words and phrases you need to describe what’s happening on the pitch or words and phrases fans and commentators on TV might use. There are lots of phrasal verbs to learn at this level.

Summary

Learn more football vocabulary with Premier Skills English. Each lesson in our Premier Vocabulary section looks at one football word or phrase. This lesson looks at the phrase work out

You can find more lessons on the side of this page.

Transcript

Rich: Hello my name’s Rich and welcome to Premier Skills English - Premier Vocabulary.

Jack: Hi there! I’m Jack. We’re here to help you with your football English. Premier Vocabulary is a mini-podcast for you to learn football English one word at a time. 

Rich: Don’t forget you can always find the transcript for all our podcasts on the Premier Skills English website. Premier Vocabulary has three different levels: easy, medium and hard.

Jack: This episode is medium so we’re looking at football words and phrases you need to describe what’s happening on the pitch or words and phrases fans and commentators on TV might use. There will be lots of phrasal verbs to learn at this level.


Rich: The phrase we are looking at in this episode is work out.

Jack: To work out is a phrasal verb and it has a number of different meanings. It can mean to calculate or solve a problem. We might need to work something out like a puzzle or find an answer to a difficult equation.

Rich: Work this out: A bat and a ball cost one pound and ten pence. The bat costs one pound more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

Jack: That’s easy to work out. The answer is ten pence.

Rich: Are you sure it’s that easy to work out … think about it. Let’s see if any of our listeners can work it out and write the answer in the comments section.

Jack: I’ve got it now …

Rich: Too late! So, work out can mean solve or calculate. We might need to work out a maths problem or some measurements.

Jack: Or a coach might need to work out some new tactics when playing certain teams.

Rich: Another common meaning of work out is connected to fitness. To work out can mean to do physical exercise.

Jack: To keep fit and healthy you need to work out regularly - you need to do exercise often.

Rich: People often talk about working out at the gym as part of a regular training routine but you can work out in different ways.

Jack: You can work out at home - lots of people have their own workout routines they do in the morning.

Rich: I like to do a thousand press-ups before breakfast.

Jack: I’m sure you do, Rich. We can also use workout as an adjective and a noun but when we do it is one word, not two words like the phrasal verb.

Rich: Jack just mentioned workout routines. Here workout is acting as an adjective.

Jack: We can also say things like ‘that was a tough workout or maybe we do a 30-minute workout every day. Here we are using workout as a noun.

Rich: Let us know when you work out and what kind of workout you enjoy in the comments section.

Jack: And see if you can work out that puzzle we gave you earlier.


Rich: There is the final whistle!

Jack: We’ll be back soon with more Premier Vocabulary from Premier Skills English.

Rich: Bye for now and enjoy your football. 

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Discuss

Do you work out?

What's your regular workout routine?

Have you worked out the answer to the puzzle we gave you?

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Michaelsun
17/03/2022
CN
738
points

Yes, I work out every weekend.


Michaelsun
17/03/2022 12:40
China
Manchester United
738

Yes, I work out every weekend.

Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
27/05/2021
BR
1512
points

I think I do, as anyone else does...like solving daily problems.
My workout routine is based on functional training every tuesday to friday and football practices on mondays and saturdays.
I think the ball costs five pences.


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Gabriel Amaral
27/05/2021 19:58
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

I think I do, as anyone else does...like solving daily problems.
My workout routine is based on functional training every tuesday to friday and football practices on mondays and saturdays.
I think the ball costs five pences.

Yigitcan's picture
Yigitcan
07/12/2020
AZ
48
points

I have been working out 3-4 days a week.
My regular workout routine is starting with stretching my arms,legs,neck... then I have workout with dumbell.
The ball costs 0.5 pound?


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Yigitcan
07/12/2020 18:23
Azerbaijan
Leicester City
48

I have been working out 3-4 days a week.
My regular workout routine is starting with stretching my arms,legs,neck... then I have workout with dumbell.
The ball costs 0.5 pound?

Yves rosario
07/12/2020
CM
1
points

I love is jumping


Yves rosario
07/12/2020 16:06
Cameroon
Manchester City
1

I love is jumping

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mobeckham
04/12/2020
TR
6472
points

I do work out regularly to keep fit and healthy

My regular workout routine is doing some press-ups and stretches
whereas I prefer outdoor activities and workout like cycling and running.
I go running every weekend and I go cycling from time to time but not regularly.

I think it's easy because both cost 1.10 quid and the bat is one quid more which means it costs 1.05 as the ball would cost 0.05 pence :)


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mobeckham
04/12/2020 19:08
Turkey
Manchester United
6472

I do work out regularly to keep fit and healthy

My regular workout routine is doing some press-ups and stretches
whereas I prefer outdoor activities and workout like cycling and running.
I go running every weekend and I go cycling from time to time but not regularly.

I think it's easy because both cost 1.10 quid and the bat is one quid more which means it costs 1.05 as the ball would cost 0.05 pence :)

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marynchukdenys1984
03/12/2020
UA
272
points

Hello everyone, I need to go for the run or work something out at home but I'm lazy. However, I decided to watch football or reading something. Tomorrow I follow Rich's advice and try to do a thousand press-ups before breakfast and will write you the result;)


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marynchukdenys1984
03/12/2020 16:49
Ukraine
Liverpool
272

Hello everyone, I need to go for the run or work something out at home but I'm lazy. However, I decided to watch football or reading something. Tomorrow I follow Rich's advice and try to do a thousand press-ups before breakfast and will write you the result;)

hsn's picture
hsn
03/12/2020
TR
4431
points

Do you work out?
Yes. Every morning before breakfast I work out for at least 30 minutes.Scientists suggest workout in hunger.

What's your regular workout routine?
Neck movements, trying to touch to the toes of feet when I'm standing up, push-up, sit-up and lifting dumbbell movements.

Have you worked out the answer to the puzzle we gave you?
Yes. Bat=x and Ball =y then (y+1)+y =1.10 result x=1.05 and y=0.05


hsn's picture
hsn
03/12/2020 14:48
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
4431

Do you work out?
Yes. Every morning before breakfast I work out for at least 30 minutes.Scientists suggest workout in hunger.

What's your regular workout routine?
Neck movements, trying to touch to the toes of feet when I'm standing up, push-up, sit-up and lifting dumbbell movements.

Have you worked out the answer to the puzzle we gave you?
Yes. Bat=x and Ball =y then (y+1)+y =1.10 result x=1.05 and y=0.05

Yoshichika's picture
Yoshichika
03/12/2020
JP
76
points

Do you work out? --> Yes I do. I go jogging.

What's your regular workout routine? --> My workout routine is jogging every Saturday and Sunday morning.


Yoshichika's picture
Yoshichika
03/12/2020 01:54
Japan
Liverpool
76

Do you work out? --> Yes I do. I go jogging.

What's your regular workout routine? --> My workout routine is jogging every Saturday and Sunday morning.

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020
UA
6200
points

My regular workout routine is listening to songs in foreign languages. My preferred ones are English, German, Polish, Italian, and Turkish. Such workouts help a lot in getting a tempo, vibes, pronunciation, and rhythm of a language.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020 19:03
Ukraine
Liverpool
6200

My regular workout routine is listening to songs in foreign languages. My preferred ones are English, German, Polish, Italian, and Turkish. Such workouts help a lot in getting a tempo, vibes, pronunciation, and rhythm of a language.

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020
UA
6200
points

I've worked out the answer to the puzzle, but my pen has slipped a bit. :-)


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020 18:59
Ukraine
Liverpool
6200

I've worked out the answer to the puzzle, but my pen has slipped a bit. :-)

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020
UA
6200
points

Sorry, 5 pence, not pounds. 


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020 18:58
Ukraine
Liverpool
6200

Sorry, 5 pence, not pounds. 

Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020
UA
6200
points

5 pounds is the price.


Alex_from_Ukraine's picture
Alex_from_Ukraine
02/12/2020 18:57
Ukraine
Liverpool
6200

5 pounds is the price.

Syed Hasan nawaz
02/12/2020
IN
1
points

Yes, I do fitness training
1-core strengthening
2- knee strengthening


Syed Hasan nawaz
02/12/2020 18:32
India
Manchester United
1

Yes, I do fitness training
1-core strengthening
2- knee strengthening

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1mobeckham6472
2Alex_from_Ukraine6200
3wsanta5085
4kwesimanifest4768
5hsn4431
6Liubomyr4408
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
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4Spain25834
5Brazil22181
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8Vietnam18536
9Turkey18279
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2Liverpool101265
3Chelsea83838
4Arsenal79133
5Manchester City50065
6Tottenham Hotspur16281
7Leicester City13327
8Newcastle United10002
9Leeds United7673
10West Ham United5504

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