Write a sentence for each of the feelings below.Start each sentence with “I was/felt _________ when ...Ex.
I felt excited when I got the job. or I was sad when he said goodbye.
1. (sad ) ______________________________________________ 2. (happy) ____________________________________________ 3. (embarrassed) _______________________________________ 4. (nervous) ___________________________________________ 5. (mad) _______________________________________________
Reading Comprehension :
Health Insurance in the United States and in Canada
In the United States, there is no national health insurance exceptMEDICARE. However, this is restricted to senior citizens (62+for women and 65+ for men) Medicare is federally funded. It isa system of paying for all medical services and supplies. Thepatient chooses his/her doctor and the hospital, if necessary,and the government will pay for it. Most people have some formof health insurance which is provided by either their companiesor contracted privately. Blue Cross Blue Shield is one of thebiggest insurance companies in the United States. There is alsoSocial Security, which is a type of national pension plan forworkers who retire after making contributions for their entireworking life.In Canada, the system is entirely different. There is universal health care whichmeans that every citizen is provided with medical insurance. Each province has adifferent name for it. For example, in Ontario it’s called OHIP which stands forOntario Health Insurance Plan. Each province manages their fund. Most servicesare covered under this insurance. In other words, hospital bills, visits to the doctor,some specialists etc... Are covered under this plan. However things like cosmeticor plastic surgery not deemed necessary for the individual’s health is not. TheCanadian Pension Plan, or in Quebec, The Quebec Pension Plan, provides monthlyincome for retirees who have paid into the plan their whole working life much likethe Social Security in the United States. You must be 65 years old or over to beeligible.
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