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  1. 1. This is a true story:The blob on the bridge
  2. 2. Look at the word cloud on the next slide and:guess what this story is about and what happens in it. guess what the hidden word is.
  3. 3. Next, youll see the story inpictures.As before, the protagonist hasbeen covered by a black blob.
  4. 4. Who or what is the protagonist?Could it be a bungee jumper, an eagle,a cow? Give it a name (X).
  5. 5. This is what happened to X :
  6. 6. One day, in the Sierra Nevadamountain range, California, X waswalking over a bridge, minding his own business.
  7. 7. When a car passed, X got scared andjumped over the side of the bridge. Somehow, he managed to catch aledge and pull himself to safety.
  8. 8. News of X reached the authoritiesand when they arrived at thescene, they found him fast asleepon the ledge.
  9. 9. It was getting late so they decidedthat nothing could be done that night.
  10. 10. They returned the next morningwith a net, which they positionedunder the bridge. They shot X with a tranquilizer dart and waited forhim to fall asleep.
  11. 11. They used a pole to push groggy X off the ledge and into the net. Xwas lowered to the ground and set free.
  12. 12. My friends are never going tobelieve this, X thought to himself,as he went on his way.
  13. 13. Now get into pairs and write thestory in your own words.Just make sure you include the following expressions:
  14. 14. minding his own business over the side of the bridgeoff the ledge and into the netas he went on his way
  15. 15. You can use the word cloud if you need help:
  16. 16. Get into pairs and read what youhave written to each other. Next, look at the pictures:
  17. 17. source: Jamie Keddie, Lessonstream