free running

Free Running



mind free run change his mind
brave free (2) big deal
kid (2) deal (2) congratulations






Simon: Hi, how’s it going? Your name is . . .
Matt McCreary: Matt McCreary.
Simon: How old are you?
Matt McCreary: Twenty.
Simon: Twenty. You work?
Matt McCreary: I teach kids how to free run.
Simon: Matt: Two minutes can change your life.

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Ant and Dec: He’s changed his mind.
Simon: Oh my gosh. Matt. Are you really okay.
Matt McCreary: Yeah.

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Amanda: I have never seen anything as brave and dangerous.
David: Jumping over two people who are that short. Is it really a big deal?
Simon: I knew you were kidding, by the way. Matt you got four yeses. Congratulations.

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1. Who was this person? Matt was wearing a suit. True or false? What kind of clothes was Matt wearing?

2. Is he a student? What is his occupation?

3. “Two minutes can change your life.” What does Simon mean by this?

4. “He’s changed his mind.” What did this mean? Why did the host say this?

5. What was Matt’s first act? What did Simon think? What did he say?

6. What other performances did Matt do? How would you describe them?

7. Did the judges and audience like his performance?


A. What did you think when Matt jumped off the balcony?

B. I have seen free running in my city. Yes or no?

C. Do you or your friends wish you could do free running?

D. What do you think of this sport? Is it dangerous? Should kids be allowed or discouraged from doing this?

E. Do you think this will become more popular in the future?


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