Monday, 17 June 2013


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.

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