The Best Place to Exercise

woman standing surrounded by exercise equipment
Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on September 21, 2020 and last updated on February 4, 2023

Most people will agree that exercise in any way is beneficial for our health, but when it comes to how to exercise some people like to join a gym while others prefer to exercise outside. The fact is that everyone has different needs when it comes to exercise, and no one environment is best for everyone.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • gym (noun)
  • exercise (noun)
  • work out (phrasal verb)
  • habit (noun)
  • beneficial (adjective)
  • membership (noun)
  • equipment (noun)
  • enjoyable (adjective)

Conversation Questions

  • Is it better to exercise in a gym or outside?
  • Do you like exercising?
  • Do you exercise regularly?
  • Where do you prefer to exercise? Why?
  • Why do you think some people prefer to exercise in a gym?
  • Why do you think some people prefer to exercise outside?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.