Dramatic situation in the Himalayas - level 1

Dramatic situation in the Himalayas - level 1

02-06-2014 07:00

This story is about a man. He is from the USA. He is a university professor. He goes to Nepal. He climbs a mountain. The mountain is covered in ice.

There is a hole in the ice. It is 22 metres deep. The man falls in it. He doesn’t go all the way down. He stops somewhere in the hole. He cannot move. His arm and five ribs are broken.

He does not want to die. He climbs out of the hole. People find him the next day.

Difficult words: climb (move up or move down), hole (space), ribs (twelve pairs of bones around your front part of the body).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

How could this man survive?

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