Listen to and read this news story from the The BBC Website and
answer the questions.
Lexus found submerged in family’s swimming pool;
40-year-old California man is accused of driving his Lexus through a cinder
block wall and into a family's backyard swimming pool.
man, Modesto Cabral, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Sunday after the 5:25
a.m. one-vehicle crash.
Pieces of the wall were seen
stuck in the car's windshield.
An orange swimming noodle was floating near the driver's side door.
The La Puente, Calif., family described the bizarre scene to reporters. "We
woke up to an awful noise and looked outside, and a car was in the pool," Janelle Diaz, the family's
16-year-old daughter, told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
always joked around about it—that
someone was going to end up in the pool—because they've hit our wall
The driver apparently drove his silver 2006 Lexus GS430
straight through a "T" intersection—and through
the concrete wall. He climbed out of the car through the
right front window after the car became submerged.
Authorities used a
crane to lift the Lexus out of the pool, according to KABC-TV.
Q1) Find expressions
which are similar to:
a) we were not serious
b) they think he had probably taken alcohol
??? c) inserted into the vehicle's
window ??? d) controlling a vehicle after
drinking alcohol??? e) an automobile was trying to
??? f) across the garden barrier ???
Q2) True or False?
a) The man drove his car into his own swimming pool
??? b) The man's car was a Modesto Cabral
c) A 'swimming noodle' helps you stay above the water ???
The accident was very loud
e) The family thought this accident might happen
f) The driver drowned in the swimming pool
a) Find two compound adjectives (e.g. long-haired
b) Find three examples of
(e.g. look after / work out)
Find at least three one-word
adjectives (e.g. interesting /