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1 Issue 176 Briton injured by bull Basic Vocabulary: Injuries. Choose the correct option a) He broke his leg. b) He ran into a tree. c) He burned his hand. a) She fell off the rock. b) She cut her finger. c) He hit his head. a) He broke his leg. b) She twisted her ankle. c) She slipped a) He ran into a tree. b) She slipped. c) He hit his head. a) He ran into a tree. b) She fell off the rock. c) He hit his head. a) She twisted her ankle. b) He broke his leg. c) She slipped a) He burned his hand. a) He burned his hand. b) She cut her finger. b) She twisted her ankle. c) She fell off the rock. c) He broke his leg. [See answers below]

2 Read the news story. Briton injured by bull A British man was seriously injured during the famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Tom Hadfield had four broken ribs and a punctured lung after a bull ran over him during the running of the bulls, in Pamplona's San Fermin festival. Speaking from his hospital bed Mr Hadfield said, "I've never experienced pain like this before. It's terrible. It's a miracle the bull didn't break my back." Mr Hadfield, who lives and works in Nottingham, travelled to Spain on Monday with friends to take part in the bull run. "I did the bull run last year and it was the most exciting thing I've ever done in my life," he said. Many people are injured in the bull run every year, while 15 people have died since record-keeping began in Adapted from Friday,11 July 2014 Vocabulary be injured (v): running of the bulls (n): rib (n): puncture (v): lung (n): run over (phrasal verb): miracle (n): take part (v): record-keeping (noun): to be hurt, especially in an accident festival in Spain when people run in front of a group of bulls curved bone in the chest to make a hole in something organ we use for breathing to knock somebody down a very lucky event, a good surprise to participate writing down information for official purposes Answers: 1 a, 2 b, 3 c, 4 c, 5 a, 6 a, 7 c, 8 a

3 Issue 176 Briton injured by bull Intermediate Vocabulary: Verbs related to health. Choose the correct option. 1. Tommaso was in a skiing accident. a) injured b) examined c) treated 2. Mervat took antibiotics for two weeks, which the infection. a) got worse b) treated c) cured 3. The doctor a new drug against high blood pressure. a) examined b) prescribe c) treated 4. Joao can't come to the party. He's from flu. a) in pain b) recovering c) getting worse 5. High blood pressure can be with herbal medicine. a) treated b) prescribed c) recovered 6. When the baby cries I never know if she's or if she's hungry. a) injured b) getting worse c) in pain 7. After my father got to hospital he was by three different doctors. a) prescribed b) cured c) examined 8. The test showed that his condition is. a) getting worse b) recovered c) cured [See answers below]

4 Read the news story. Briton injured by bull A British man was seriously injured when a bull ran over him during the famous running of the bulls in Spain. Tom Hadfield suffered four broken ribs and a punctured lung after he was run over by a bull during the running of the bulls, in Pamplona's San Fermin festival. Speaking from his hospital bed, where he has been recovering since the accident on Tuesday, Mr Hadfield said, "I've never experienced pain like this before. It's terrible. "It's a miracle the bull didn't crush my skull or break my back. "Afterwards I got up and carried on running for a bit. Then I passed out and woke up in the ambulance. Pretty scary. I thought I was paralysed." Mr Hadfield, who lives and works in Nottingham, travelled to Spain on Monday with friends so they could take part in the bull run before going to a music festival near Bilbao. "I did the run last year and it was the best feeling I've ever had in my life," he said. "I guess I just thought I was invincible but now I realise I'm not." The running of the bulls is the highlight of the San Fermin street festival in Pamplona. Many people are injured in the runnings each year, while 15 people have died since record-keeping began in Vocabulary Adapted from Friday,11 July 2014 be injured (v): run over (phrasal verb): running of the bulls (n): rib (n): puncture (v): lung (n): recover (v): miracle (n): crush (v): skull (n): carry on (phrasal verb): pass out (phrasal verb): scary (adj): be paralysed (v): take part (v): invincible (adj): to be hurt, especially in an accident to knock somebody down festival in Spain when people run in front of a group of bulls curved bone in the chest to make a hole in something organ we use for breathing to get better a very lucky event, a good surprise to push down on something very hard until it breaks bone in the head to continue to lose consciousness frightening when you can't move your body, or part of your body to participate too strong to be defeated

5 realise (v): highlight (n): record-keeping (noun): to understand most important part, main attraction writing down information for official purposes Answers: 1 a, 2 c, 3 b, 4 b, 5 a, 6 c, 7 c, 8 a

6 Issue 176 Briton injured by bull Advanced Grammar: Complex sentences of deduction. 1. I assumed you at home, as there were no lights on. a) weren't b)aren't c) have been 2. Eleanor believed that Mr Binkley to her, but he never did. a) has proposed b) would propose c) will propose 3. 25,000 people are thought in the demonstration last week. a) to having participated b) to have participated c) to be participating 4. Aliens are supposed the pyramids. a) to have built b) to be building c) to build 5. I gather you to New York next summer. a) be coming b) are coming c) would come 6. The research team concluded that the experiment badly designed. a) has been b) would be c) had been people are expected to the conference next week. a) to be coming b) coming c) to have come 8. They deduced from their measurements that the water level. a) will rise b) had risen c) to have risen [See answers below]

7 Read the news story. Briton injured by bull A British man was left suffering serious injuries when he was trampled during the worldfamous running of the bulls in Spain. Tom Hadfield suffered four fractured ribs and a punctured lung after he was mown down by an animal during the encierro, or running of the bulls, in Pamplona's San Fermin festival. Speaking from his bed in Hospital de Navarra in the city, where he has been recovering since the accident on Tuesday, Mr Hadfield said, "I've never experienced pain like this before. It's agony. "I think a few of them trampled me. It's a miracle they didn't crush my skull or break my back. "Afterwards I got up and carried on running for a bit. Then I started to get dizzy and found somewhere safe to keel over. "I passed out and woke up in the ambulance. Pretty scary. I thought I was paralysed." Mr Hadfield, who lives and works in Nottingham, but is originally from Dunmow, Essex, travelled to Spain on Monday with friends so they could take part in the bull run before heading to a music festival on the outskirts of Bilbao. He said he was likely to be in hospital for the rest of this week before flying home and returning to work. "I did it (the run) last year and it was without doubt the best feeling I've ever had in my life," he said. "Hemingway said the best feeling in life was to be shot at and missed. "I guess I just thought I was invincible but now I realise I'm not." The encierro, or the running of the bulls, is the highlight of the San Fermin street festival in Pamplona. Many people are injured in the runnings each year, while 15 people are believed to have died since record-keeping began in From Friday,11 July 2014 Vocabulary trample (v): mow down (phrasal verb): agony (n): carry on (phrasal verb): to damage something by walking on it to knock down extreme pain to continue

8 keel over phrasal verb): pass out (phrasal verb): head to (v): outskirts (n): invincible (adj): highlight (n): to fall over because you feel sick to lose consciousness go in the direction of suburbs, edge of a city too strong to be defeated most important part, main attraction Answers: 1 a, 2 b, 3 b, 4 a, 5 b, 6 c, 7 a, 8 b What do you think? Think about your answers to the following questions. Can you describe what happens in a bull running? Why do you think Tom Hadfield did the bull run? Would you do such a thing? Do you think the authorities should prohibit the bull running? Do you think the bull running is a form of cruelty to animals? Are there any dangerous traditions in your country?

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