What Causes Hiccups?


Listening — Beginner Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. It's all an   contraction of the diaphragm.

  2. It is followed by the closure of the vocal   .

  3. Most hiccup triggers are associated with temporary bloating of the  

  4.   down big drinks can cause hiccups.

  5. Most people who experience hiccups will do so for only a very   period of time.

  6.   , hiccups can last for days or even months.

  7. To halt hiccups, do something that   the diaphragm.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you often get hiccups? If yes, what do you do to stop them?

  2. According to the video, how should hiccups be prevented?


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