- When was the last time you had a hotel staycation?
- Do you agree that traumatic events make people stronger? Why or why not?
- endure /en-DOOR/
- intensive /in-TEN-siv/
- stress /stres/
- hopeless /HOHP-lis/
- constantly /KON-stuhnt-li/
[verb] – to suffer something difficult, unpleasant, or painful
We had to endure a nine-hour travel to my hometown.
[adjective] – involving a lot of effort or activity in a short period of time
All employees will undergo two weeks of intensive training.
[noun] – relating to great worry caused by a difficult situation, or something that causes this condition
Yoga is a very effective technique for fighting stress.
[adjective] – without hope
They searched for survivors inside the building but it was hopeless.
[adverb] – all the time or often
He’s constantly changing his mind about this matter.
Psychotherapist and writer Owen O’Kane, who worked as an NHS clinical lead for mental health and as a palliative care nurse before, said that medical workers used to deal with stressful surroundings. Also, they used to deal with death and tough choices — but he thinks the part of the challenge at the moment is that it is unceasingly intense. There is no actual pause. They are constantly dealing with difficult situations and seeing lots of people die.
- Who is the UK Health Secretary?
- According to the article, what did the medical workers experience?
- Who is Owen O’Kane?
- According to Matt Hancock, what is their backup plan?
- What did Owen O’Kane say about health workers?
- How did you feel after reading the article?
- Do you think it is a good idea to out Covid-10 patients in hotels? Why?
- If you were a Covid-10 patient, would you like to be placed in a hotel? Why?
- If you were a medical worker in the UK, would you feel the same way?
- Would your government consider this kind of idea? Please share your thoughts.