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Insurance Fun

A look at some ridiculous insurance claims.

Pre-reading

What can you submit an insurance claim for? Think of as many things as you can in one minute.

a lost camera, a missing bag, a broken window, a scratch to your car…

2 Reading I

Read the article once. Were any of your ideas from the Prereading activity similar to the ones in the article?

3 Reading II

Match the sentences (1 to 6) with their endings (a-f). Then, read the article again to check your answers.

1. One driver thought the traffic was more stationary...

2. Another driver noticed a camel and an elephant tied...

3. Another driver didn’t think the speed limit applied...

4. One pensioner claimed for lost baggage when his false teeth...

5. One father claimed for a video camera that his children had buried...

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Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (187 – the December issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: how to start a presentation. Learn lots of useful phrases for beginning your talk. Plus, find out how to really impress the audience. As part of this, you’ll learn about 7 ways to start your presentation with a bang! Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about morning routines, 10 useful words for talking about taxis, useful words for talking about e-mails, 8 expressions for describing people who aren’t very “nice”, “road” idioms, “travel” phrasal verbs... plus: • British culture – unusual games. • Business – Walt Disney. • Film – Patrick Swayze. • Grammar – the Present Continuous. • Mystery – the Shroud of Turin. • Language – typical mistakes. • Culture – vampire popularity. • Politics – Ted Kennedy. • Travel – Rio de Janeiro. • Humour – insurance claims. • Advertising – celebrity advertising. • Politics – Berlusconi. • Animal rights – food celebrities. • Slang – our dictionary of slang. 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!
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