Accessed on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 07:08:29 AM [GMT +0900] EF 2 UNIT 11

1. Emi thinks she may be the victim of sexual harassment. Read about her experiences.
Guess the missing words.





I think I need some . Lately, some things at my new job have really been bothering me.

Like this morning I was going up the elevator and this guy kept up against me. It was really early in the morning. The elevator wasn’t even or anything—there was plenty of room for everyone. I just moved away from him. Weird.

Then there’s this guy in my offi ce, Shin. He keeps me out. He’s really nice, but I’m just not interested in him in that way. I keep saying no. I tell him that I don’t date , but he won’t give up. He has asked me every since I started! Doesn’t no mean no?

In the lunchroom the other day, there was a group of guys sitting around a ____ . They were telling these really jokes about women. I know they saw me enter the room, but they just kept on talking and laughing as if I wasn’t there!

I decided to talk to my , Ms. Sato. She told me to just ignore Shin and the other guys. She said I should focus on my work. I really like my new job, but I don’t know how long I can put up with this kind of I don’t know what to do.

  Complete the sentences. Use these words. There are 2 extra. 

Listen and check your answers.

  2. Answer these questions about the story.
1. 1. What problems is Emi having?
1. 2. Emi went to her boss for help. What advice did she get? What is your opinion of the boss’s advice?
1. 3. Choose 1 of the situations from Emi’s story. What would you do if this happened to you?

3. YOUR STORY Think about sexual harassment.
Write about a situation, true or imaginary.
What’s the solution?

Follow up. Work with a partner.
Read what your partner wrote.
Are there other solutions to the problem?