Health Bites

Health Bites

There's safety in slumbers

Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, 12:42pm


20 marks

Kiki has a holiday job working for the Starlight Travel Agency in Tsim Tsa Tsui. Today she is at Harbour City conducting a survey. Listen to this interview and complete the information form.


Name of interviewee:

Area of residence:

Age range:

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Clues to pick right options

Paper 2 Reading Comprehension

Question-oriented answering techniques

Read the question to identify the content words, that is, the focus and type of the question.

Locate and read the relevant portion of the text to get the clue.

Distinguish the wrong options noting the 'decoy', that is, words that can be found in the relevant text.

20 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Parasites pose major threat to canine friends

It is very important to control tick infestation. Ticks jump on to your dog and use their mouth parts to pierce the skin and suck blood.

The presence of the tick itself can trigger skin disease through irritation, and during feeding, the tick can introduce microscopic organisms into your dog's blood which can cause systemic disease.

27 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Vets hunt for deadly ticks

Hong Kong Jockey Club veterinary staff yesterday began an onerous sweep of the Sha Tin training complex.

They were searching for, but desperately hoping not to find, the tick from the rhipicephalus family, which spreads the potentially fatal equine disease piroplasmosis.

17 Mar 2000 - 12:00am