The Reading / Listening - Level 0

Korean Air's vice-president has quit because of a bag of nuts. Cho Hyun-ah was flying first class. A flight attendant gave her a bag of nuts. She was angry because the nuts were not on a plate. The man had to kneel and apologise. Cho told him to leave the airplane. The plane went back to let him off. The flight was 20 minutes late.

This story is called "nut rage" in Korea. Ms Cho's actions nearly put 250 passengers in danger. Cho's father is the airline's CEO. He asked people to forgive his daughter. He said: "Everything is my fault." He said he didn't educate his daughter properly. He also said his daughter could not work for any of his companies.

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Sources
  • http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2014/12/12/76/0302000000AEN20141212005253320F.html
  • http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30461979
  • http://www.koreatimesus.com/korean-air-heiress-asks-for-forgiveness-over-nut-rage/


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

Korean Air's

a.

on a plate

2.

quit because of a

b.

late

3.

flying first

c.

let him off

4.

flight

d.

vice-president

5.

the nuts were not

e.

and apologise

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The man had to kneel

f.

bag of nuts

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The plane went back to

g.

class

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The flight was 20 minutes

h.

attendant



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

This story is called

a.

actions

2.

Ms Cho's

b.

"nut rage" in Korea

3.

put 250 passengers

c.

fault

4.

Cho's father is the

d.

in danger

5.

He asked people to forgive

e.

airline's CEO

6.

Everything is my

f.

of his companies

7.

he didn't educate his

g.

his daughter

8.

work for any

h.

daughter properly

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

Korean Air's vice-president (1) ___________________ of a bag of nuts. Cho Hyun-ah was (2) ___________________. A flight attendant (3) ___________________ of nuts. She was angry because the nuts were (4) ___________________. The man had to kneel and apologise. Cho (5) ___________________ the airplane. The plane went back (6) ___________________. The flight was 20 minutes late.

This story (7) ___________________ in Korea. Ms Cho's actions nearly put 250 passengers (8) ___________________. Cho's father (9) ___________________ CEO. He asked people to forgive his daughter. He said: "Everything (10) ___________________." He said he didn't (11) ___________________ properly. He also said his daughter could (12) ___________________ of his companies.

PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

KoreanAir'svice-presidenthasquitbecauseofabagofnuts.ChoHyun-
ahwasflyingfirstclass.Aflightattendantgaveherabagofnuts.Shewasa
ngrybecausethenutswerenotonaplate.Themanhadtokneelandapolo
gise.Chotoldhimtoleavetheairplane.Theplanewentbacktolethimoff.
Theflightwas20minuteslate.Thisstoryiscalled"nutrage"inKorea.MsC
ho'sactionsnearlyput250passengersindanger.Cho'sfatheristheairlin
e'sCEO.Heaskedpeopletoforgivehisdaughter.Hesaid:"Everythingis
myfault."Hesaidhedidn'teducatehisdaughterproperly.Healsosaidhis
daughtercouldnotworkforanyofhiscompanies.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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WRITING

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