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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 4 VMBO-GTL Workbook


HEALTH & CARE – ACHES & ACCIDENTS Everyone suffers aches, pain and injuries every once in while. What about you? And what about accidents, have you ever had one? In this paragraph we are going to find out more about aches and accidents. You are going to write a formal letter to show your innocence in an accident and talk about aches and accidents. At the end of this paragraph you… … have improved your listening and learn how a birdbath can be very dangerous. … are able to use new vocabulary (vocab) to talk and write about aches and accidents. … are able to use strategies to expand your vocabulary by word guessing … with Fast ForWord. … are able to answer MC-questions correctly and more effectively. … are able to tell the time and date correctly in both British … and American English. … are able to write a formal letter in English. ... are able to talk to your classmate about aches … and accidents. 201 HEALTH & CARE - ACHES & ACCIDENTS - GTL

70 Birdbath You are going to listen to Darren Andrews. He talks about the dangers around the house. First listen to the podcast and take notes. What are the main dangers around the house? Why are these considered dangers? Explain below. 71 A. Statements First read the statements, then listen to the podcast again if needed and choose whether the statement is true or false. STATEMENTS TRUE FALSE Chainsaws cause many times more accidents than sofas. ‘New Scientist’ didn’t like the Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System report. The figures for causes of accidents are not very accurate. More people were hurt getting dressed than tripping over clothes left on the floor. The author thinks mothers give good advice. Birdbaths actually attack people. Wellington boots are more dangerous than trousers. Many people in films get hurt by clothes baskets. More people got hurt in their kitchens than anywhere else. B. Think about it How do you feel about accidents around the house? Let’s talk about it together. First answer the questions below by yourself. 1. Have you ever hurt yourself at home? If so, what happened? Write it down very briefly. 202 HEALTH & CARE - ACHES & ACCIDENTS - GTL