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donderdag 30 maart 2017

All's Well That Ends Well

Will Olsen had quite a week. Luckily, his friend Ian Brown was there to help him.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • choke - become unable to breathe because something gets stuck in your throat
  • his buddy - his good friend
  • Heimlich maneuver - a series of steps to help somebody who is choking
  • abdomen - belly; the part of your body below the chest with you stomach and other organs
  • thrust - a strong push
  • abdominal thrust - a strong push in the belly
  • dislodge - remove with great force
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.


  1. What happened? Tell the main points in your own words.

  2. “Ian sprang into action.” What does “spring into action” mean?

  3. What did Will’s parents tell him?

  4. When did Ian know things were serious?

  5. What is the most important thing when you do the Heimlich maneuver?

Extra writing or speaking assignment
1. Watch the video once more.
2. Listen carefully to the explanation of the Heimlich maneuver.
3. Take notes of the main steps.
4. Write an instruction sheet for the Heimlich maneuver.
5. Explain to your classmates how the Heimlich maneuver works.