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Topic: Lottery Winner


Title: Lottery Winner Rushes Back to Work

Source: Reuters / Lottery Post

Date: Friday, Mar. 18, 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:

bother(ed)

celebrate

chat

dumbfound(ed)

euro

identify(-ied)

individual

jackpot

lottery

operation

pigeon

reaction

Other expressions

get in(to) trouble

rush off

Talking Points

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

If you won the lottery, would you quit your job?

Would you be concerned about what your boss might think?

What would you spend the money on?

For More Practice (Role Play)

Pretend you just won the lottery.
Tell your partner the good news.

Pretend your friend just won the lottery. Ask him/her for a loan.

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