G: I get a scholarship from the Japanese government paid in yen. I went
back to Minnesota last fall to give support to my sister, who's just had a
baby girl. The dollar was really weak. Everything at home seemed so
H: But the yen isn't as strong now as it was six months ago, is it?
G: That's true. I was really lucky in that I went back at the best Lime. But
presumably if the dollar has strengthened again recently, it means your
situation has eased.
H: Yes. I was looking for a job at the time when I needed money most.
When I eventually found one, the exchange rate was already more
favorable again. Actually, I have a bigger income in yen now than when
the global recession first started!
G: But you just don't have so much tine to watch the local news!
H: You can't have everything.
The conversation is between two American students in Hokkaido, Georgina
and Harry. Harry has not heard about the factories that have ( I ) down
in Hokkaido, and Georgina tells him off for not paying more attention to local
news. Then they discuss the ( 2 ) of the global economic slowdown on
their own lives. Harry experienced a ( 3 ) in his income because his father
was laid ( 4 ) and because of fluctuations in the exchange rate. But he is
quite ( 5 ) about his circumstances. He is doing some Luloring to
supplement his income, and describes ( 6 ) the past few months have
taught him to ( 7 ) the value of money more. The other student, Georgina,
receives a scholarship from the Japanese government. ( 8 ) to
expectations, she ( 9 ) from the appreciation of the yen during the early
stages of the global recession. During a trip home to the US to care ( 10 )
her sister and niece, she had ( 11 ) spending money as a result. At the
time the conversation is taking place, the yen has weakened compared to the
( 12 ) year. Harry's income is more than before the recession started,
although he no longer has much free time. "You can't have everything," he
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