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Fishing accident

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This revision bite will give you practice in listening to and understanding Irish concerned with accidents.

Listening questions: Fishing accident

Here is a typical Listening exam multiple-choice question. Print this page or write the questions on a piece of paper. Read the questions carefully, then listen to the audio and fill in or jot down your answers.

1a) Cén uair a tharla an taisme?

ag tús na seachtaine   

ag deireadh na seachtaine   

i lár na seachtaine   

1b) Tharla sé:

cois farraige   

cois tine   

in aice leis an loch   

ag an abhainn   

1c) Bhí an gasúr:

ag snámh   

ag seoltóireacht   

ag iascaireacht   

1d) Cad é mar a bhí an aimsir ag an am?

Bhí sé grianmhar.   

Bhí sé gaofar.   

Ní raibh an ghrian ag soilsiú.   

2a) How did the young boy feel when he fell into the water?

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2b) How many people were fishing at the time?

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2c) Who lifted the boy from the water?

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2d) Who was fishing with the young boy?

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