Wednesday, November 17

Pre-Intermediate English: United Breaks Guitars

This week's song quiz features a song called "United Breaks Guitars" by the Canadian singer Dave Carroll.

The song tells the story about how Dave's guitar got broken when he flew with United Airlines.

Watch the video below, and then scroll down the page to see how many questions you can answer about the song.


1) Where was Dave travelling to at the beginning of the story?

2) What did Dave hear the passenger behind him saying?

3) Who did Dave alert about the situation before the plane took off?

4) When did Dave discover that his guitar had been broken?

5) How long did the saga of Dave's complaint last?

6) How did Dave want his complaint resolved?

7) What was United's response to his complaint?

Click here to see the answers >>

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