English Conversation and Vocabulary: Local New York City Heroes

nyc_subwayHere’s a story that was pritned in the New York Times about a very heroic New Yorker named Victor Samuel.

The article features some great storytelling, use of the past tense, and some interesting vocabulary. Read the article and then answer the following questions:

  1. What would you do if you were in Victor’s shoes?
  2. How would you have reacted if you were a person on the platform?
  3. How do you think the old man felt after Victor saved his life?

Here are some vocabulary words to look out for :

  • bear down
  • disoriented
  • crouched
  • stumbling
  • vulnerable
  • muster
  • torso
  • sting
  • touching

Look up these words and trying using them in a sentnece!

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