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Annoying Types of Airline Passengers

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C1 – Advanced

We’ve all had some bad experiences during a flight. But have we ever thought that maybe we’ve caused some form of inconvenience as well?

Click the title below to view Expedia’s survey on irritating passengers and their habits.

The most annoying type of airline passenger is …

Discuss:

1. How often do you travel by air? Do you love it or hate it?
2. Would you agree with the results the survey revealed?
3. Which ones have you experienced in the past?

The Perks of Being a Googler

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B2 – Upper intermediate

Employee benefits are optional, non-wage compensation provided to employees in addition to their normal wages or salaries. At Google, the benefits are what employees live for.

Read the article below to know more about the benefits that workers in Google truly enjoy.

Google Employees Reveal Their Favorite Perks About Working For The Company

Discuss:

1. What are your benefits as an employee of your company?
2. What are some perks that you wish you had?
3. Are you able to still follow your passion while working in your company?
4. What are the things you like about your company or office?

 

ATM Theft Becoming Common

C1 – Advanced

People will do anything for money. That includes stealing a cash machine.

Click below to read the article and to watch the video about the rising incidences of ATM theft. Click on SHOW TRANSCRIPT just below the video to access the script of the news clip.

ATM thefts becoming a common crime in Iowa

Discuss:

1. What do you think are the reasons why cash machine thefts are happening?
2. Share some ways this can be prevented.
3. Has this happened in your city?
4. How would you describe crime rate in your country?