We all buy insurance to keep us covered in critical situations and to protect our possessions.This lesson has some conversations that show you how to communicate when you need to buy insurance.To kick up your vocabulary, have a look at the vocabulary section at the end.Shall we get started? They’ve got some of the best insurance plans.How long have you been working with this firm? Maybe 3 years or so.I’m actually thinking about changing my auto insurance provider.You can always get in touch with my agent.And he’ll guide you, suggesting good alternative insurance plans that will suit your need and your requirements.Does your company provide auto insurance? In fact, our company is known to provide some of the best auto insurance policies in the market.What options do I have, with a 2007 model Camry? Well, you’ll have a choice of deductibles, from $100 to $1000.And you can pay the premium monthly, semiannually or annually.What all will be included in the policy? The policy has the details of what is covered that you should read before signing the detail.However if you are concerned about claims, then let me tell you that our company has a policy of providing easy claim service.So that means if I get in an accident, it’ll be easy for me to make a claim and get paid.That’s absolutely right! Where should I look for a good insurance company? but I’m really not satisfied with my current policy.Well, you can always look on the internet for A-list insurance companies in your vicinity.That is one thing I can do. reviews on particular companies as well.You can also ask your friends which companies they use.Hey, is there any way I can get in touch Do you have any particular companies in mind? No. I’m kind of new here, so not sure about any of them.You can look at online business directories for insurance agents in your town or vicinity.Is there any other option? I think that’s the easiest way to do it.Within a few seconds you’ll get all the contact details of an insurance agent operating in your town.I’m not good with computers. Sure. Let me help you find some of them.An insurance plan means the details of what’s covered and when it’s covered.A company may have several plans for you to choose from.An agent is a person who is employed by an insurance company to sell their insurance.You may speak to an agent to get your questions about their plans answered.Alternatives isn’t an insurance term but it’s used in lots of situations to mean choices or options.In insurance, you have alternatives in which companies to buy from, how often you pay the premium, and what kind of coverage you can buy.The deductible is the amount of your loss that you must pay yourself before the insurance company will pay anything.If you choose a lower deductible, your premiums will be higher, and if you choose a higher deductible, your premiums will be lower.The amount the insurance will cost.It may be given as an annual or monthly amount. You pay the premium to the insurance company.Semiannually means twice a year.You may want to pay your premium twice a year instead of monthly or only once a year.The insurance policy is a legal document that gives all the details of what’s covered and what’s not.You should read your insurance policy very carefully.The claim is what lets the insurance company know that you’ve had a loss.You make a claim to the insurance company when you’ve had a loss that is covered by the policy.Vicinity means near, or in the surroundings. If you’re near a town, you’re in the vicinity of it.I’m sure you liked this lesson. We’ll be back with a new one tomorrow.