Accessed on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 10:10:40 AM [GMT +0900] EF SCCCESS UNIT 10
  1. Read about David, Shingo, and MinJung. Complete the sentences. Use the words from the box.
1. There are 2 extra.





This is David from Canada. In Canada, the U.S., and the U.K., families try to make time to be . This is called “quality time.” The is that the family can enjoy being together. This is great, but holidays with family can be . In the U.K. 75 percent of parents said their family holidays were stressful.

This is Shingo from Japan. The holiday for many Japanese people is in May. It is called Golden Week. Actually, it is four national holidays, not a week. The most popular thing to do in Golden Week is to . 66 percent of Japanese just like to relax.

This is MinJung from Korea. A few years ago in Korea more than 50 percent of children said they wanted to take into the country with their on weekends. However, 90 percent of parents said they wanted to do more activities for students on weekends! Which is best?

  Listen and check your answers.
  2. Answer the questions about the story.
1. 1. How many countries are mentioned in these stories?
1. 2. Who says holidays in the U.K. are stressful: the children or their mothers and fathers?
1. 3. MinJung asks, “Which is best?”
1. Which do you think is best? Why?


3. YOUR STORY How about your weekends or vacations? Are they active, relaxing, enjoyable, or stressful?
1. Think about it. Write about it.