Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | Latest audio lessons → VOA Learning English
Teen Summer: Chris' Story
CW: "So we're at the grill at the Knights of Columbus swim club and we're talking to Chris, right?"
CW: "And, Chris, what have you done with your summer?"
CHRIS: "I've worked here. I've played lacrosse. I've played basketball, hung out with friends. Traveled a little bit."
CW: "Where did you travel to?
CHRIS: "Cape Cod [in Massachusetts]."
CHRIS: "So that was nice."
CW: "So did you save a lot of money from working here?"
CHRIS: "Yeah, actually I have."
CW: "What are you going to do with that money?"
CHRIS: "Probably save it for college, Maybe buy a moped or a bike or something."
CW: "Oh fun. And how old are you, Chris?"
CHRIS: "I'm 17, about to be 18."
CW: "Wow, OK. So you're going to be thinking about college."
CW: "Do you have anything planned for the next couple of weeks?"
CHRIS: "I'm actually going to the beach next week, and then unfortunately back to school."
CW: "What's your favorite thing about the summer?"
CHRIS: "Not being in school. Having the ability to do whatever I want. And actually over the summer I got my EMT certification."
CW: "Wow, well that's a big deal. Can you tell us what EMT stands for?"
CHRIS: "Emergency medical technician. So the people that ride in the ambulance."
CHRIS: "Yeah, so that was very exciting."
CW: "Well, good luck to you. That'going to be great.
CHRIS: "Thank you."