Wednesday, June 15, 2011

'Heat advisory' to be issued to prevent heatstroke


One summer in Japan


TOKYO — The Japan Meteorological Agency will start issuing a ‘‘heat advisory’’ this summer... (Read more)


Vocabulary Words: Read the vocabulary words . Make your own sentence using the vocabulary word/s afterwards.

heatstroke (n.): a kind of stroke which is caused by heat
advisory (n.): an announcement or bulletin that serves to advise and usually warn the public
precaution (n.): an action taken to avoid a dangerous or undesirable event

Comprehension check: Answer the questions based on the article.
1. What will the Japan Meteorological Agency start issuing this summer?
2. What are the precaution statements that the agency is going to advise the people?

Follow-up:
1. What other problems could arise this coming summer/this summer?
2. Do you know of other solutions to prevent heat stroke?
3. Do you think that Japan is going to have problems this summer regarding the power supply? (Because Japan is having a regular power outage.)
4. What happens in summer in your country?

Agree or Disagree:
1. I love summer!
2. Summer is the same in all parts of the world.
3. Japan has a lot of summer festivals.

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