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Japan's snow-covered Mount Fuji is famous. Nearly 300,000 people climb it every year. Now they can post about it online from the top of the mountain. There is free Wi-Fi service on Fuji, including at the top. The Wi-Fi will be there for three months. Users have 72 hours of free Wi-Fi access after they log on.



More people climb Mount Fuji after it became a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is an important symbol of Japan. The free Wi-Fi will keep climbers safe. They can use it if their phone has no signal. They can check the weather and find shelter. The highest place in the world to have a Wi-Fi hotspot is Mount Everest.

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Sources
  • http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/mount-fuji-climbing-season-opens-free-wi-fi-service-available
  • http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2487413,00.asp
  • http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/mount-fuji-is-getting-free-wifi--but-its-far-from-the-weirdest-place-to-have-it-10378891.html


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

Japan's snow-

a.

it online

2.

Nearly 300,000 people climb

b.

on Fuji

3.

Now they can post about

c.

for three months

4.

from the top

d.

covered Mount Fuji

5.

free Wi-Fi service

e.

it every year

6.

The Wi-Fi will be there

f.

on

7.

72 hours of

g.

of the mountain

8.

after they log

h.

free Wi-Fi access



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

More people climb

a.

use it

2.

it became a UNESCO World Heritage

b.

climbers safe

3.

It is an important symbol

c.

site

4.

The free Wi-Fi will keep

d.

in the world

5.

They can

e.

Mount Fuji

6.

if their phone has no

f.

the weather

7.

They can check

g.

of Japan

8.

The highest place

h.

signal

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

Japan's (1) ___________________ Mount Fuji is famous. Nearly 300,000 people (2) ___________________ year. Now they can post (3) ___________________ from the top of the mountain. There is free Wi-Fi service on Fuji, (4) ___________________ top. The Wi-Fi (5) ___________________ three months. Users have 72 hours of free Wi-Fi (6) ___________________ log on.

More people climb Mount Fuji (7) ___________________ a UNESCO World Heritage site. It (8) ___________________ symbol of Japan. The free Wi-Fi (9) ___________________ safe. They can use it (10) ___________________ no signal. They can check the weather (11) ___________________. The highest place in the (12) ___________________ Wi-Fi hotspot is Mount Everest.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Japan'ssnow-coveredMountFujiisfamous.Nearly300,000peopleclim
biteveryyear.Nowtheycanpostaboutitonlinefromthetopofthemount
ain.ThereisfreeWi-FiserviceonFuji,includingatthetop.TheWi-Fiwillb
ethereforthreemonths.Usershave72hoursoffreeWi-Fiaccessaf
tertheylogon.MorepeopleclimbMountFujiafteritbecameaUNESCOW
orldHeritagesite.ItisanimportantsymbolofJapan.ThefreeWi-Fiwi
llkeepclimberssafe.Theycanuseitiftheirphonehasnosignal.Theycanc
hecktheweatherandfindshelter.Thehighestplaceintheworldtohavea
Wi-FihotspotisMountEverest.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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f)

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Student B: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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b)

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c)

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d)

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e)

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f)

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WRITING

Write about Wi-Fi for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner’s paper.

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