Book 2


Success in Emergencies

Student Checklist


               

  

13 14

Poison! Story: Poison! Discussion Questions

 15-16 Story Questions  More Questions  17 911 Dialog: Please Hurry!         18 19 Present or Past? At the Emergency Department Discussion Questions: Calling 911 How Accident-Prone Are You? Write Your Own Story Bad News Reflexive Pronouns: Do It Yourself! Listening: An Hour in the Life of a 911 Operator Word Builders

 20-21 First Aid Emergencies 22 23 24

Supplement 1… Irregular Past Tense Verbs Supplement 2… Extra Song: A Sad Lesson

Listen to your teacher tell the story. Then write the story with your class.

Success in Emergencies

page 13

 Story: Poison!
Instructions: Order the sentences. The first one is done for you.

___ She felt very sick and became unconscious. ___ A few minutes later, Mary finished her phone call and came back into the room. ___ She took out a bottle of cleaner and drank some. ___ An ambulance came and they all went to the hospital together. ___ Her baby opened the cupboard under the sink. ___ She phoned 911 right away. 1 Mary Lee was in the kitchen doing the dishes. Her baby was in the kitchen with her. ___ She screamed when she saw her baby unconscious on the floor. ___ Mary left to answer the phone.

Discussion Questions
1. What do you think? Was the accident Mary’s fault ? Why/Why not? 2. Do you have poison at home ? Where? What kind ? 3. If someone swallows poison, what should you do? Is it always a good idea to make them vomit? 4. What can parents do to protect their children from poisons ?

New Words
accident (n) (AC ci dent)   ambulance (n) (AM bu lance) cupboard (n) (CUP board) fault (n)    page 14 poison (n) (POI son) sink (n) scream (n & v) protect (v) (pro TECT) swallow (v) (SWAL low) unconscious (adj.) (un CON scious) vomit (v) (VO mit)

Success in Emergencies

Story Questions
First: Fill in the blanks. Next: Work in pairs. The first person asks the questions. Their partner answers
with their book closed. Then change.

1. Where _________ Mrs. Lee? What ________ she doing? Who _________ with her? 2. Why ________ she leave the room? Who _______ left alone in the kitchen?

She was in the kitchen. She was doing the dishes. Her baby was with her. She left to answer the phone. Her baby was left alone in the kitchen.

3. What _________ the baby open?

She opened the cupboard under the sink.

4. What ________ she take out?

She took out a bottle of cleaner. She drank some.

Then what _______ she do?

5. How ________ she feel? Then what happened?

She felt very sick. She became unconscious.
page 15

Success in Emergencies

6. When _______ Mary finish her phone call? Where _______ she go then? 7. What _______ she do when she saw her baby? Why ________ she scream?

She finished her phone call a few minutes later. She came back into the room/kitchen. She screamed! Because her baby was unconscious.

8. What number _______ she call?

She called 911.

9. What came? Where _______ the ambulance take them?

An ambulance came. It took them to the hospital.

More Questions!
With your partner, write three questions the doctor will want to ask Mary. Write three questions she will want to ask the doctor. The Doctor's Questions: 1. _________________________________________________________________? 2. _________________________________________________________________? 3. _________________________________________________________________? Mary's Questions: 1. _________________________________________________________________? 2. _________________________________________________________________? 3. _________________________________________________________________? page 16 Success in Emergencies

911 Dialog: Please Hurry!
Instructions: 1. Read the dialog with your teacher. 2. Do the dialog with your partner. Use your own name, address and telephone number. A. Police, Ambulance, Fire. B. Hello! I need an ambulance! A. Okay, what’s your name? B. Mary Lee. A. How do you spell it? B. That’s Mary: M-A-R-Y. Lee: L-E-E. A. What is your address ? B. 1833 E. 61. Pardon me ??? A. 1833 E. 61? B. Yes, that’s right! How do you spell that? A. Is there an apartment number ? Did you say _____? B. Yes, it’s apartment 204. = Was that ______? A. And your phone number? Pardon me ? B. 299-3084. =Come again ? A. 299..? =Could you repeat that? B. 3084. A. 3084. Okay. Please wait one moment. (......)What is the problem? B. My baby drank poison! A. Okay. An ambulance is on the way. Do you know what kind of poison it was ? B. I don’t know! It was some kind of cleaner. A. Okay. Wait right there with your baby. Give the ambulance drivers the bottle of poison when they come. B. Okay. Please hurry!
Success in Emergencies page 17

Present or Past?
Use the present for things that usually happen. I go shopping every Friday. Use the past for things that happened in the past. I went shopping last Friday.  Fill in the blanks.
1. Mary __________ (do) the dishes every day after breakfast . 2. On Friday, Mary’s husband _________ (do) the dishes. 3. Mary __________ (leave) to answer the phone. 4. The phone always _________ (ring) when you ______ (be) busy! 5. Mary usually never _________ (leave) her baby alone. 6. That day, she __________ (leave) the kitchen for only a minute. 7. Mary’s baby __________ (like) juice. 8. Many children __________ (like) juice. 9. The baby ____________ (think) the poison _____ (be) juice. 10. She __________ (open) the bottle and ________ (drink) some. 11. Many children __________ (drink) poison every year. 12. Now Mary _____________ (be) always very careful. 13. Mary ___________ (keep) all her cleaners in a locked cupboard. 14. She ______________ (want) to prevent another accident!

Write: (a) the question; and (b) the short answer for each sentence.
Example: 1. page 18 Success in Emergencies

Pair Dialogs
At the hospital Mary talked to the doctor. Then she phoned her husband and her parents. She wanted to stay at the hospital with her baby that night, so she also called her boss at the restaurant to ask for the evening off. Her husband first talked to his wife on the phone and then told his boss he had to go to the hospital. At the hospital he talked to his wife and then to the doctors. They both talked to their daughter. With your partner, pick one conversation and write the dialog. Then do it for your classmates. Ask them to listen and guess who A and B are.

Discussion Questions: Calling 911!
1. When do you call 911 ? a) for police emergencies; b) for an ambulance; c) to get a doctor; d) for fire; e) for police, ambulance, or fire; or f) for information? 2. Do you have a ‘911’ line in your country? What is it called? What is it used for? 3. Have you ever called the 911 number in Canada ? When ? Why? 4. Did you ever call the emergency number in your country? When ? Why? 5. What other special numbers do people call? How many of the following do you know? What are they? When are they used? a) 411 b) 0 c) 1-800 d) 1-900

HOMEWORK: Find the following in the phone book.
Emergency Number Police

Non-Emergency Number


Fire Success in Emergencies page 19

1) What is happening in each picture? 2) What is the name for each emergency? 3) What should you do?

 Ling Su was cooking with hot oil. The oil got too hot and it started on fire. She burned her hand.

 Rene was fixing his T.V. He touched a wire and got a shock. He fell down and isn't breathing.

 Tommy was crossing the street. A car ran the red light and hit him. Tommy isn't bleeding. He's breathing, but he's unconscious.

 Ping was taking out the garbage. Suddenly he felt a strong pain in his chest. He felt weak and had trouble breathing.
Success in Emergencies page 20

 Jenny was in the bathroom. She saw some medicine and thought it was candy. She ate it.

 Alex was having supper. Suddenly he grabbed his throat. He couldn't talk and he couldn't breath.

 Jim was going down the stairs when he tripped on a ball and fell. He's conscious but he feels pain in his back and neck.  Yvonne was washing some cans for recycling. She cut her hand on the lid of a can. The cut is bleeding heavily.
Success in Emergencies page 21

How Accident-Prone Are You?
When someone gets hurt a lot or often has accidents, we say they are “accident- prone”. How accident-prone are you? Interview several of your classmates to find out who is the most accident-prone in the class! Have you ever......? 1. had a bad burn? 2. cut yourself badly? 3. taken an ambulance? 4. been in a car accident? 5. fallen? 6. got an electric shock? 7. choked on something? 8. had any other close calls?

If your partner says yes to one of the above questions, also ask them: When ? How did it happen? What did you do? Did anyone help you? Did you see a doctor or go to the hospital? What happened afterwards ?

Your Story!
Write about an accident that happened to you or someone you know. ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________
page 22 Success in Emergencies

Write the end of the story! _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

What happened next?

Reflexive Pronouns: Do It Yourself!

Success in Emergencies

page 23

Listening: An Hour in the Life of a 911 Operator
Jane is a 911 operator. Every day she answers many calls on the emergency lines. This morning these are the calls she received. Listen and fill out the missing information.
Name Address Phone # Problem

Word Builders
‘un’ before an adjective means ‘not’. Write the opposite of each of the words below, then write a sentence using each. 1. conscious 3. lucky 5. popular 2. happy 4. comfortable 6. usual

1. ____________________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________________ 4. ____________________________________________________________ 5. ____________________________________________________________ 6. ____________________________________________________________
page 24 Success in Emergencies

Irregular Past Tense Verbs
For most verbs, add "-ed" to make the past. Example: work - worked For irregular verbs, do not add "-ed". Example: write - wrote

be: am, is, are

become begin bite bleed break bring buy catch come cost cut do drink drive eat fall feel fight find forget freeze get give go have hear hit hold hurt keep

was, were became began bit bled broke brought bought caught came cost cut did drank drove ate fell felt fought found forgot froze got gave went had heard hit held hurt kept

know leave lose make mean meet put read ride run say see sell send shake sing sit sleep speak spend stand steal take teach tell think throw up understand wake wear write

knew left lost made meant met put read rode ran said saw sold sent shook sang sat slept spoke spent stood stole took taught told thought threw up understood woke wore wrote
supplement 1

Success in Emergencies

supplement 2

Success in Emergencies

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful