Intermediate Stories

The Spirit of Volunteerism
You will hear a story about people volunteering to help during the Kobe earthquake disaster.
Listen (on the left) and answer the questions.

1. What year was the Kobe disaster?

2. What month was it?

3. How many people rushed to help?

4. On average how many volunteers were there per day.

5. How many people had volunteered by the end of March?

6. Who gained lasting benefit from the work of volunteers?

7. How many foreign residents lived in Kobe?

8. How many different languages were the newsletters and phone services available in?

9. How many different languages were radio broadcasts in?

10. What has the work back then resulted in today?


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