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What’s wetiquette?

How do you behave in a swimming pool? Do you respect other swimmers or do you end up in their way? Rob and Neil talk about ‘wetiquette’ and teach you other new vocabulary.

This week’s question

According to the US Water Quality and Health Council, how many people admitted to not showering before using the pool? Is it…

a) 7%,

b) 17% or

c) 70%.

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary

dos and don’ts
rules telling us how to behave in a particular situation

hot under collar
angry

lanes
the vertical sections of a swimming pool that are often labelled as ‘fast’, ‘medium’, and ‘slow’

misjudge
guess something wrongly

ego
our sense of how important we are

overtake
pass another person travelling in the same direction because you are going faster than them

October 22, 2017

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