Hiccups - Pt 1, No 4, 1997
1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
hiccups - Hiccups mean a sudden sound in your throat caused by a spasm in your chest ✔
cure - Cure means help or fix. ✔
cough - to make a sudden harsh noise as you force the air out of your lungs.✔
tiptoe - Tiptoe means to walk quietly ✔
miserable - Miserable means very unhappy ✔
grin - Grin means to give a large cheerful smile✔
finally - Finally means at last.✔
2. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Richard get the hiccups? Richard got his hiccups in his maths class ✔
b) Why do you think people get hiccups? I think people get hiccups because they eat and drink very fast at the same time. ✔
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups? The one way that Richard try to fix his hiccups was holding his breath ✔d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups? How richard cured his hiccups was his scared him. ✔