I hope you have a safe, comfortable home, but I know many people live in a place that is not perfect! This week we read in our book about a woman named Stella who had problems with her apartment. She needed some help from a plumber to take care of problems in her kitchen. We talked about making requests, and about tenants' rights and responsibilities.
Click and read a true story from a CCSF student in Chinatown about problems with her apartment and her landlord. Maybe you know someone who has problems like this, too.
You can click under her story, and make a comment to her. She will read your comments later.
Click and listen to a young man talk about living in a large city, like Tokyo, and in the country. Take the quiz you can find on the bottom of the page. What about you? Are you from a big city, or a small town? Which do you like more? What is good about life in a big city? What is good about life in the country, a small town?
Listen to this old song about the excitement and the loneliness we can find downtown. You can write in the missing words. I'll give you a copy in class.
Click below Post comment and write one more time. Choose one topic.
1. What are some problems you have in your San Francisco home? What do you need to do about these problems?
2. What is your home like in your country?
3. Where do you prefer to live, in a big city, or a small town? Why?