Let’s Have a Debate

232 Developing English Competencies f or Grade XII of Language Programme So let me wish you luck and 12 perseverance. I wish you all 13 successes on you life path. I hope to hear about you well before the alumni party: when I will be reading the 14 newspaper article about a breakthrough in translating studies or about the new Presidents 15 interpreter, I will know whom to think of – one of us – graduates 2005. 16 Good luck to us all Adapted from www.speechguru.com Activity 6 Good morning everybody. Thank you very much for giving me a chance to inform you this matter. Did you know that during the first six months of

Chapter 5 Let’s Have a Debate

Activity 2 Wawan : So, why are you doing this, Susan? Susan : I told you, it’s for charity. Wawan : I know - it’s a ‘Save the dolphin’ 1 charity, isn’t it? Ratna : No, it isn’t. Look, Wawan, it’s all written here. Susan : It’s to raise money for a really old temple in South America which was damaged by an 2 earthquake last year. Joko : You’re collecting money for an old building Wawan : What about collecting money for people or animals? Joko : If you fasted for people I would sponsor you, but an old place ... Wawan : 3 I agree , anyway, there are many people here in this country that need help. Why South America? Joko : Or what about the animals which were threatened by the drought in Africa last month? Wawan : 4 I think if we give to charity we should help people or animals. Susan : I can see that, but the point is ... Activity 4 Proponents of animal 1 experimentation point to hundreds of years of medical advances made possible by research on animals. 2 Treatments for heart disease provide just one example, including open-heart surgery, in which circulatory functions are temporarily controlled by a heart-lung machine; 3 coronary bypass to improve blood Á ow to the heart 5 muscle; and valve replacement of a defective heart valve. Techniques and 6 equipment for kidney dialysis were also developed through animal experimentation. More than 30 7 drugs for treating cancer, 6as well as anticancer radiation 8 therapies, were À rst tested on rats and 9 mice. Vaccines for diphtheria, measles, smallpox, and many other previously feared 10 diseases were developed through animal 11 research. Organ transplants, blood transfusions, microsurgery to 12 reattach severed limbs—these and other procedures that save thousands of lives an- were destroyed in attempt to stop the pandemic of avian in Á uenza? Did you hear that United Nations coordinator, Dr David Nabarro, estimated the number of possible human casualties as 5–150 million people? Are you aware that since its discovery in the 1990s the avian Á u has been contracted by more than 100 people, and one half of them died? The truth is that it wont cure an infected individual, but it will prevent a disease. At the moment there is no treatment for the human modi À cation of the avian Á u. The government has already purchased some six million doses of vaccination, so if you apply for vaccination at his very moment, you are most likely to be inoculated. I highly advise that you take care of yourself right now. The global matters are actually in the hands of every individual. If everyone will be immune to the disease, the pandemic wont break in. You just need to be inoculated in order to prevent an infection that can kill 150 million people. Your future and the future of the United States depend on your choice. Choose life before it is too late. Choose vaccination. Thank you 2004, approximately 200 million birds died or Di unduh dari : Bukupaket.com 233 Tapescript s nually—were made possible by work on ani- mals. And not just 13 humans, but dogs, cats, and other domestic and 14farm animals have bene À ted from such research, with the devel- opment of treatments for 16 distemper, rabies, anthrax, and other diseases of animals. Taken from Microsoft Encarta Reference Library,2008 Activity 5

1. The Case for Using Animals in