Listening — Intermediate Level
Share this exercise

Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. What does narcolepsy cause a person to do?

  2. What is the shortest amount of time the attacks can last?

  3. What does Lucy need to consider before participating in any type of activity?

  4. What kind of activities are affected by Lucy's condition?

  5. When does Lucy feel most vulnerable?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What would you imagine is the most frightening activity when you have narcolepsy? Explain.

  2. How would you stay safe in your home if you had narcolepsy?

  3. Why do you think Lucy is scared to take public transportation?


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      • a medical condition in which strong emotion or laughter causes a person to suffer sudden physical collapse though remaining conscious.
      • a traveller on a public or private conveyance other than the driver, pilot, or crew.
      • (recovered) to return to a normal state; to get back
      • a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit.
      • defenseless, susceptible


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