日本語表示
Your foreign coworker is sick.

Help your coworker understand Japanese healthcare.

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL

1. Find out what your coworker has already done to feel better.
2. Listen to the doctor’s advice for your coworker.
3. Give your coworker advice about how to feel better.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Complete the sentences with much, many, a little, or a few. Some words may be used more than once.

  1. I can only eat _____ sugary food.
  2. He tries not to eat _____ dairy products.
  3. Do you drink _____ alcohol?
  4. They sell _____ kinds of organic fruits and vegetables.
  5. The store mainly has vegetarian products, but they sell _____ animal products too.

STEP B EXERCISE

Complete the conversation using the expressions in the box.

how about
recommend you
why don't you
Tutor:

I need to lose weight.

Student:

That’s great! _____ try Zumba?

Tutor:

What’s that? Is that some kind of organic food?

Student:

No, it’s a mix of dancing and exercise. It’s really fun! I _____ try it at the park. There are free classes every Saturday morning.

Tutor:

I don’t know… I don’t like dancing. Do you have any other ideas?

Student:

Well, _____ eating just organic fruits and vegetables for dinner for a month?

Tutor:

Hmm… Yeah, I think I can do that!

Student:

Good luck!

MISSION

Challenge 1

It’s Monday morning. Your foreign coworker doesn’t feel well.


Ask him/her the following:

  • if he/she ate something bad (ex. greasy food)
  • what he/she has done to feel better

Remember?

  • much
  • many
  • have + (past participle)

Challenge 2

You went with your coworker to the doctor.


Listen to the doctor’s advice.

Remember?

  • a few
  • recommend/suggest + you

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. What’s the cause of your coworker’s stomachache?
    • too many fruits and vegetables
    • too much greasy food
  2. What kind of food is your coworker allowed to eat?
    • plain food
    • spicy food
  3. Which of the following is your coworker NOT allowed to eat?
    • bananas
    • tomatoes

Challenge 3

After a few days, your coworker is still feeling sick.
Remind him/her of the doctor’s advice and give some new advice as well.

Remember?

  • little
  • much
  • recommend/suggest + you
  • How about…?
  • What about…?
  • Why don’t you…?
  • Why not…?

FEEDBACK

Help your coworker understand Japanese healthcare.

MISSION ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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Chapter 3 Lesson 1 (Listening) - She’s worked from home for the past month.