- Would you like to study or work in another country? Why or why not?
- What do you think are the benefits of working in another country? Please explain your answer.
- facility /fuh-sil-i-tee/
- aim /eym/
- shortage /shawr-tij/
- caregiver /kair-giv-er/
- community /kuh-myoo-ni-tee/
[noun] the buildings, equipment, and services provided for a particular purpose
Our school has excellent sports facilities.
[verb] to plan for a specific purpose or to intend
She aims to become a good actress in the future.
[noun] a situation in which there is not enough of something
Many restaurants increased the price of their burgers because of the beef shortage.
[noun] someone who takes care of a person who is young, old, or sick
The caregiver took the sharp toys away from the children.
[noun] the people living in a particular area
Good health is very important in the local community.
The government changed the immigration law to invite more caregivers to be trained in Japanese care facilities. Under this new law, Japan will accept about 60,000 caregivers in the next five years. Some prefectures also provide Japanese language courses to foreign nursing students. Yoko Amari, the representative director of the Overseas Careers Development Association, stated that it is important to build good support to the foreign caregivers in the community they are in.
- What will the Japanese government give to the foreign nursing students?
- According to the article, how many years do foreign students have to work in Japan in exchange for their scholarship?
- According to the article, what did the Japanese government do to attract more foreign workers?
- How many caregivers will the Japanese government accept in the next five years?
- What do some prefectures offer to foreign caregivers?
- Do you think it is important for foreign students or workers to learn your language? Please explain your answer.
- What advice would like to give to the foreign students and workers who live in your country?
- What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of having more than one job?
- What kind of job is popular in your country? Please explain your answer.
- What kind of job would like to have in the future? Why?