Alan's story: Big cash prizes

Alan talks about an offer of cash he received through the post. But was it junk mail or a genuine offer?

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  • A short video about an offer of thousands of pounds in cash prizes that Alan received in the post.

  • He was told that all he had to do to receive his prize was order something from the company. Months later, Alan is still waiting for his 'prize money' yet is still receiving offers of cash prizes from the company.

  • May be used in class to stimulate discussion around the featured story. Alternatively could be used to introduce the following topic(s):

  • Reading and understanding

  • Fact or opinion