Problems in UK clubs – level 1

03-11-2021 07:00

Sarah Buckle comes from the UK. She is a student at the University of Nottingham. She goes out with her friends one night. Then, something terrible happens to her.

Sarah drinks alcohol with her friends. They are having a good time. Suddenly, the young woman cannot speak. She cannot stand up. She behaves strangely. Her friends worry.

Sarah falls unconscious. Unconscious means that she looks like she is sleeping. She does not react to anything. Her friends call an ambulance.

Sarah wakes up in a hospital the next day. She remembers nothing. Sarah finds a small hole in her hand‘s skin. It seems that someone injects her.

More women across the country have the same experience. The situation is serious. Some women do not go to nightclubs at all. They do not feel safe.

Difficult words: strangely (not normal), react (to say or do something), inject (when someone uses a thin sharp object to put a drug into a person´s body), experience (something that happens to somebody).

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