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FURRY, FAST AND FURIOUS!

1 Pre-reading

Look at the pictures of the animals? How would you describe them? Which one looks the cutest? In what way could they be dangerous?

2 Reading I

Read or listen to the article to compare your ideas from the Pre-reading activity. Which animal is potentially the most dangerous? Which one would you like to hold or pet? Why?

3 Reading II

Read the article again. Then, write the name of an animal next to each statement. Which animal…

1. …once attacked a curious Scotsman?

2. …has a permanent smile on its face?

3. …once attacked an Australian woman?

4. …gets angry if you wake him up?

5. …fills its mouth with venom before biting?

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The latest issue of Hot English (179 – the April issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to improve your listening skills! Learn how to listen more effectively. This will help you at work and with your personal relations, as well as improving your ability to listen in English. Plus, 12 useful words to describe lunchtime food, 10 useful past tense verbs, 8 words to use at the amusement park, 10 important words for describing the “economy”, “embarrassing” idioms... plus: • Quiz – what’s your workplace personality? • Food – lunchtime! • Mystery – ghost towns • Health – the benefits of yoga • Language – how to paraphrase • Politics – things that got banned • Workplace humour – naughty employees • Medicine – are you eating too much salt? • Cinema – Young Frankenstein • Cuisine – Eggs Benedict • Humour – April Fool’s Day jokes • Crime – stupid criminals • Music – ABBA and Elvis Presley • Nature – cute animals that bite • History – conscientious objectors • Terror – The Golden Hand AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!