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Mobile Madness

The invention we love to hate.

1 Pre-reading

Look at following mobile phone situations.

Rank them in order according to how bad they are (“1” is the worst thing that could happen).

Your mobile phone goes off during…

… a theatre play□.

…a film□.

…an intimate conversation. □

…a dinner with friends.□

…a football match. □

…a job interview.□

…a one-minute silence to honour a recently deceased person.□

…a conversation with your boss. □

…a wedding ceremony. □

…a train journey. □

2 Reading I

Read the article once. Which mobile phone situation do you think is the most embarrassing?

3 Reading II

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Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (190) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to understand body language in meetings. Find out how to understand what messages people are communicating with their bodies in meetings. Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about an office, 10 useful expressions for meat, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs... plus: • Film – Hollywood stars. • Politics – political protest. • Speaking – making small talk. • Grammar – the present perfect. • Writing – e-mails. • Housing – neighbours from hell. • Language learning – how to learn English. • Musicals – famous musicals. • Psychology – the mid-life crisis. • Travel – Vancouver. • Technology – mobile madness. • Mystery – Jack the Ripper. • Accents – the French English accent. • Literature – banned books. • Language – metaphors. 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 1,000 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!