- prolong /pruh-LONG/
- infirmary /in-FUR-muh-ree/
- ward /wawrd/
- workforce /WURK-fawrs/
- secure /si-KYOOR/
[verb] – to make something last a longer time
Avoid using your device while charging to prolong its battery life.
[noun] – an office especially in a school where someone can receive medical care
I suggest you go to the infirmary immediately if you’re not feeling well.
[noun] – one of the areas into which a city or town is divided, having its own elected political representative or its own organizations for managing services
XYZ company’s headquarters is located in Toshima Ward in Tokyo.
[noun] – the group of people who work in a company, industry, country, etc.
The company boasts a highly capable workforce.
[verb] – to get something, sometimes with difficulty
They failed to secure a permit from the local authorities.
Financial support in the workforce can reach up to ¥1000 per shot to set up vaccination venues. Small to medium-sized companies have to secure doctors to conduct vaccinations—with the help of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry—whereas large firms start their own initiatives. The same support measure is applied to university and vocational schools if they organize vaccinations for local residents.
- What financial support have you received from your government?
- Aside from the financial aid, what other kind of assistance has your government provided during this time of the pandemic?
- Would you rather be vaccinated in a venue or within your company’s or school’s premises? Why?
- Is it possible for the government to achieve its target of completing the vaccination by the end of November?
- What precautionary measures should the people still do even when vaccinated?