- multitude /MUHL-ti-tood/
- congregate /KONG-gri-geyt/
- infectious /in-FEK-shuhs/
- feasible /FEE-zuh-buh l/
- crowdfunding /KROUD-fuhn-ding/
[noun] – a large number of people or things
A multitude of volunteers visited the evacuation area.
[verb] – to come together in a large group of people or animals
Students congregate at school to discuss their insights about the upcoming student government election.
[adjective] – able to be passed from one person, animal, or plant to another
Make sure not to communicate with people who have infectious diseases.
[adjective] – possible to do and likely to be successful
Doctors are thinking of a feasible solution for her illness.
[noun] – the practice of getting a large number of people to each give small amounts of money in order to provide the finance for a business project
Crowdfunding is one way to earn money for our future business expenses.
The Yamadai nyanko daisakusen also teamed up with different organizations like the “Cat Circle” from Kyushu University in Fukuoka, an organization that is knowledgeable in animal welfare and dealing with stray cats. As part of its educational curriculum for veterinary students, the university examines the feasibility of conducting medical services to animals. A crowdfunding campaign was held last February 14 to cover these expenses.
True or False:
- Yamadai nyanko daisakusen is a group that helps campus stray cats.
- Medical services are offered to stray animals by Yamadai nyanko daisakusen.
- The group is associated with different organizations that have advanced knowledge about animal welfare and how to deal with stray cats.
- Blood samples and other information from stray cats will be collected for medical purposes.
- A crowdfunding campaign was held until 11 PM last March 14.
- Do you agree in helping the university stray cats? Why or why not?
- What other services can you suggest for the betterment of the animals?
- What do you think is the reason for the rapid population growth of these animals?
- In your own opinion, what should the group do to minimize the number of the cats?
- What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of helping these animals?
Express Your Opinion:
- “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
- “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them” ― Dalai Lama
- “Kindness is not an act. It is a lifestyle” ― Anthony Douglas Williams