Tall, fat and rich
Go to BBC Learning English, listen to the report, listen again if you don’t understand, read the script if necessary, and come back.
So, what is the report about?
What do you think?
A: So, what is the report about?
B: It’s about research on the relationship between height, weight and income. Australian researchers reported that taller and fatter people earn more than shorter and slimmer people.
A: What do you think?
B: It’s interesting that your height and weight affect your income. They did research in Australia, and I’m wondering if it’s the same in Japan. Being tall and fat is advantageous in some sports, like Sumo, but I don’t know about the business world.
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