Unit 5 First aid
Reading and discussing
ceremony n. 典礼; 仪式; 礼节 bravery n. 勇敢; 勇气 t
reat vi. & vt. 治疗; 对待 n. 款待; 招待 apply vt. 涂; 敷; 应用; 运用 vi. 申请; 请求; 使用; 有效 pressure n. 压力; 挤压; 压迫 ambulance n. 救护车
a number of 若干; 许多 put one’s hands on 找到 make a difference 区别对待; 有影响; 起 (重要) 作用
Read the first paragraph and fill in the chart.
Who When Where
John Janson Last night Rivertown carrying out first aid on a neighbor
honored at the Lifesaver Awards
Fill in the blanks below according to the text
Main introduction para1 para2 para3 para4 para5 John Janson recevied an award at the Lifesaver Awards for neighbour giving lifesaving first aid on his﹙1﹚_______ John was prensented with his﹙2﹚award _____for saving the life of another Anne Slade had been stabbed with a knife by a〈n〉（3） man Cut off ____,with her hands almost﹙4﹚______ John gave first aid on Anne Slade before the police and﹙5﹚_________arrived. ambulance
Proud of John felt﹙6﹚_________what he had done
Mr Alan Southernton praised John and stressed the importance First aid of grasping the knowledge of﹙7﹚______
The Prime Minister hosted a special﹙8﹚reception ________for John and the nine other Life Savers before the awards ceremony.
Read the article and then put these events in the order .
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? __ 4 The attacker ran away. __ 2 Anne was attacked and started to scream. 6 John performed first aid on Anne __ 1 John was studying in his house. __ 7 The ambulance arrived. __ __ 3 John ran outside with his father. __ 5 John found Anne in her garden with terrible knife wounds.
Answer the questions
? 1. What was John honored for? ? 2. What did John do when he heard ? the screaming? ? 3. What happened to Anne? ? 4. What saved Ms Slade’s life? 5. What first aid did John perform on Anne?
? 1. What was John honoured for?
He was honoured for carrying out lifesaving first aid on his neighbour after a shocking knife attack.
? 2. What did John do when he heard the
He rushed outside.
? 3. What happened to Anne?
She had been stabbed repeatedly with a knife and was bleeding heavily. Her hands had almost been cut off. ? 4. What saved Ms Slade’s life? John’s quick action and knowledge of first aid saved her life.
? 5. What first aid did John perform on Anne?
He used some tea towels and tape to treat the most severe injuries to Anne’s hands. He slowed the bleeding by applying pressure to the wounds until the police and ambulance arrived.
What adjectives would you use to describe John’s actions? Give at least three. brave heroic confident courageous
Do you think John was silly or brave to get involved in the situation? Give your reasons.
Would you have done the same as John ? Give your reasons. Do you think it is worthwhile to take a course in first aid? Give your reasons.
? Write a short description of an accident and how to deal with the injuries in the accident.
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