Listening Lesson: Man’s Life Saved Through Facebook

Dan Garrett’s life was saved thanks to a kidney donation from Allie Carr, who found him through Facebook. Learn the vocabulary, listen to the audio, and take the quiz.

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Learn the Vocabulary:

Kidney = An organ that removes waste from the blood

Transplant = Take a part of one person’s body and give it to another person

Last resort = The final option

Match = Compatible

Amazed = Surprised (in a good way)

Stranger = A person who you don’t know

Chance = Opportunity

Honeymoon = A trip that many couples take after they get married

Meaningful = Important

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Listen to the audio:

 

Take the quiz:

Man's Life Saved Through Facebook

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Question 1
How many users does Facebook have?
A
More than 800 million
B
More than 80 million
C
More than 800 thousand
Question 2
Dan:
A
had recently gotten married
B
wasn't married
C
was planning to get married
Question 3
Nobody in his family could give Dan a kidney because:
A
they weren't healthy enough
B
they didn't want to
C
they were all too old
Question 4
How old is Allie?
A
26
B
36
C
46
Question 5
Dan and Megin were surprised because:
A
they didn't know Allie
B
Allie's kidney was a match
C
Dan recovered from the surgery so fast
Question 6
Megin is grateful for the transplant because:
A
they can have a normal life
B
their children will be healthy
C
their life will be meaningful
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There are 6 questions to complete.

Click here to watch a video about Dan, Megin, and Allie.

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