Skills

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Topic: Cat Ride


Title: Cat Survives 10-Mile Trip on Top of Car

Source: Associated Press / MSNBC News

Date: Friday, Mar. 4, 2005

Level: Intermediate

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Vocabulary

Try to guess what these words mean from reading the article.
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New words you will see in this article:

feline

frantic(ally)

interstate

motor

motorist

rack

survive(s)

tabby

wary

wonder

Phrasal verbs

Drive along

Pull over

Pull up

Put out

Roll down

Other expressions

Come loose

For short

Get ready

Get (someone's) attention

Talking Points

With your tutor, conversation partners, or classmates, you may wish to discuss the following:

1. Why was the woman nervous about talking to the man?

2. How do you think the woman felt when she discovered
she had been driving with her cat on top of the car?

3. How do you think the cat was able to survive this trip?

4. If the cat could talk, what do you think it would say?

5. Do you have any interesting stories about experiences with pets?

For More Practice

Summarize the story in your own words.

Tell the story from the woman's (man's, or cat's) point of view.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16