Teen nearly dies from vaping – Watch News Review reviews

July 10, 2022

A British teenager has survived a life-threatening condition after six months of vaping. 19-year-old Ewan Fisher was unable to breathe as a result of inhaling e-cigarettes. Neil and Georgina discuss the story and teach you vocabulary in this free English lesson.

The story
A teenage boy who almost died after using e-cigarettes has urged people not to take up vaping.

Doctors say Ewan Fisher, who’s 19 and from Nottingham, suffered a catastrophic reaction in his lungs that left him unable to breathe.

Health officials said vaping was not risk-free, but was still better than smoking.

Professor John Britton from the UK Centre for Alcohol and Tobacco Studies says it’s a difficult issue.

Key words and phrases

using electronic smoking devices
He gave up smoking and took up vaping.
Some say vaping is not as bad for your health as smoking.

caused something to happen
The excessive rainfall triggered flooding.
The heatwave triggered forest fires.

*at your peril
at your own risk
Walk on the train tracks at your peril.
Steal Rob’s last biscuit at your peril!

Language challenge
Which phrasal verb means ‘start doing something regularly’?
a) take off
b) take up
c) take over

You’ll find the answer on our website: https://bbc.in/2pbr06h

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  1. Reply
    소보루빵사와라아아아앜 July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    text: 0:34

  2. Your joking about Rob is interesting in every video !

  3. Vaping: concerns about the safety of vaping.

  4. I had that idea of given up smoking which triggered me to be a vapour at my own peril.

  5. You don't take up vaping. It was created as a medium for smokers to quit.

  6. Hi from 🇧🇷 Brazil 🇧🇷! I love you all. It helps me a lot in my learning English. Not only I learn but also make me laugh. Thank you all!

  7. Great @

  8. Reply
    Рассвет Рассвет July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Such intelligent and nice people you are

  9. Please add subtitles…..

  10. Reply
    Komkrits Blessing July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    vaping n บุหรี่ไฟฟ้า
    trigger v กระตุ้น , ทำให้เกิด ใช้ในทางลบ
    at one peril ทำให้เป็นอันตรายแก่ชีวิต

  11. Georgina!! You have lovely voice!!

  12. I've got a question, because I see this a lot and I get really confused. And now I can see it both on the video and in the description below… "Breathe" the verb, isn't it spelt with an 'e' at the end? Breath is the noun, isn't it? Is it a misspelling, a typo or something here? Thank you.

  13. I just vaped………………………………

  14. It's a very good way of learning! It's been great. Iearned a lot.

  15. The voice of jorgina mam is amazing and i only understand accent of jorgina mam

  16. Thank you, BBC. 💚

  17. Reply
    The Guds Production July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    I would never to take up smoking or vaping. In contrast, my friend gave up smoking and took up vaping 2 months ago. The habit of smoking can trigger lungs cancer, so perhaps you should quit it. Choose the options at your own peril!

  18. Reply
    The Guds Production July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    0:49 it should be "to breathe" with "e", isn't it?

  19. Fantastic but why no transcripts?

  20. The governments should ban all kind of smoking.

  21. Reply
    Hường bán seerum July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    My boi🇺🇸 light

  22. Where are you Catherine?we need you

  23. Reply
    Brigitte saint-pé July 10, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Hello Everyone
    Since I have been hearing the BBC staff joking about Rob and his biscuits, could you give us a place where everyone here could you send him some biscuits from their own country for Christmas? 🙂

  24. why it is not written as vapped…there is a vowel before the p?

  25. good morning I love this program. It is very useful for people are studying english. Where Do I find de translation please?

  26. You guys are so funny.

  27. I do not find the word "vape" in the Oxford dictionary.

  28. Ewan Fisher vaping Cannabis oil Ewan Fisher you asshole🖕🖕🖕

  29. The usefull thing i learned today was , to use , trigger,, only for bad things

  30. Where are Catherine and Dan? ? Why they don’t do news review recently? :((

  31. Hi Georgina but where is Catherine

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