The Reading / Listening - Level 0

A health group said people who are overweight or underweight get no help in Japan. It said these people "suffer in silence". There are almost no services to help them. The group said many people are very ill when they get to a hospital. It added that: "Sometimes they are even close to death."



Japan's Ministry of Health do not know how many people have eating disorders. It is trying to give people more information about eating disorders. It also wants people who are ill to get help sooner. In 2014, only 10,000 people in Japan got help for eating disorders. Many overweight or underweight women do not go to the doctor.

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Sources
  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36095287
  • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
    2016/04/160420211132.htm
  • http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/04/21/Study-Girls-schools-affect-risk-of-eating-disorder-diagnosis/8521461246064/


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

A health

a.

services

2.

people who

b.

group

3.

get no

c.

people are very ill

4.

these people suffer

d.

death

5.

There are almost no

e.

a hospital

6.

The group said many

f.

are overweight

7.

when they get to

g.

in silence

8.

close to

h.

help



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See a sample

PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

Japan's Ministry of

a.

sooner

2.

do not know how

b.

to the doctor

3.

give people more

c.

for eating disorders

4.

people who

d.

many people

5.

get help

e.

Health

6.

got help

f.

or underweight

7.

overweight

g.

information

8.

women do not go

h.

are ill

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

A (1) ___________________ said people who are overweight or underweight (2) ___________________ in Japan. It said these people "(3) ___________________". There are almost no services (4) ___________________. The group said many people are very ill (5) ___________________ to a hospital. It added that: "Sometimes they are even (6) ___________________."

Japan's Ministry of Health do (7) ___________________ many people have eating disorders. It is (8) ___________________ people more (9) ___________________ eating disorders. It also wants people (10) ___________________ get help sooner. In 2014, (11) ___________________ in Japan got help for eating disorders. Many overweight or underweight women (12) ___________________ the doctor.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Ahealthgroupsaidpeoplewhoareoverweightorunderweightgetnohel
pinJapan.Itsaidthesepeople"sufferinsilence".Therearealmostnoserv
icestohelpthem.Thegroupsaidmanypeopleareveryillwhentheygetto
ahospital.Itaddedthat:"Sometimestheyareevenclosetodeath."Japa
n'sMinistryofHealthdonotknowhowmanypeoplehaveeatingdisorder
s.Itistryingtogivepeoplemoreinformationabouteatingdisorders.Itals
owantspeoplewhoareilltogethelpsooner.In2014,only10,000peoplei
nJapangothelpforeatingdisorders.Manyoverweightorunderweightw
omendonotgotothedoctor.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

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WRITING

Write about eating disorders for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner’s paper.

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