Hiccups - Pt 1, No 4, 1997
1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
hiccups -The hiccups mean a sudden sound in your throat caused by a spam in your chest.✔
cure -cure means to make someone better when they have ill.✔
cough -means to make a sudden,harsh noise as your force air out of your lungs.✔
tiptoe -means to walk on your toes without making a sound.✔
miserable - means very unhappy. ✔
grin - means to smile showing your teeth.✔
finally -means come to an end ✔
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Richard get the hiccups?Richard got hiccups from the pizzas ✔
b) Why do you think people get hiccups?people get hiccups by eating too much ✔
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups?By a big fright from his mummy.✔d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups?Richard ended up curing his hiccups by his mum scaring him.✔