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1 Give My Regards to Black Jack - Vol.1 Chapter 6 The first lie Lesson 15 Hi, how s your day? This lesson is based on a famous Japanese comic Give My Regards to Black Jack by manga artist Shuho Sato. Let s get started and enjoy! Title: Give My Regards to Black Jack / Author: Shuho Sato / Site Name: Manga on Web /URL: 1

2 to run a store - to have a store, as a private business general hospital - a hospital that has many departments, which deal with all kinds of patients special hospital - a hospital that has one or two specific departments and only deals with specific patients symptom - a change in your body or mind that shows that you are not healthy EKG (ECG) - elektrokardiogram angina nyeri dada bypass (surgery) operasi bedah Exchanging Thoughts In your opinion, why is this chapter called The First Lie? What could this lie be about? 2

3 Er... - Well... long haul - a long time or distance; a long period of hard work Useful Expressions be up to my neck - be too busy; be caught by; be swamped with Practice What keeps you busy these days? Describe it with this expression. cardio (cardiovascular medicine) hal-hal yang berhubungan dengan jantung vast of great extent or quantity 3

4 stent cincin (alat yang dimasukkan dalam pembuluh darah) palpitation - very strong heart rhythm Useful expressions be light in the loafers - be homosexual (informal) circumflex coronary artery - arteri koroner sirkumfleksa anterior descending artery - arteri turunan bagian dalam instantly - suddenly, immediately 4

5 myocardial infarction serangan jantung stroke - stroke to strike - to attack; to let someone suffer cardiac surgery department departemen bedah jantung joint clinical conference konferensi klinis bersama coronary artery arteri koroner catheterization - kateterisasi catheter - kateter angiograph (angiography) - angiografi to send something into - to force something into 5

6 to wind up - to end up, to bring a conclusion behind somebody s back - without informing somebody to clean up after somebody s mistake or mess - deal with somebody s mistake Practice What is the meaning of oceans away in this context? Useful Expressions that s life - that s the reality, so you can do nothing but to give up and accept it Practice When do you feel like saying that s life? Explain the situation. (blood) vessel pembuluh darah to circulate - to move continuously around a place or system to clog - to block, to disturb 6

7 to thin - to make something thin to work out the details - to figure out the details Exchanging thoughts Eijiro seems to be keeping his appearance and trying not to show his real emotions. Do you think he gave up pursuing his idealized image of a doctor? What do you think is going on in his mind?... Eijiro is facing another fact of the university hospital, which causes him to tell a lie to the patient. Summary Eijiro started to work in another department, in which doctors deal with heart diseases. He got to know how serious a patient s disease is and again, how far the system of the university hospital is from saving patients lives. He was forced to tell a lie. 7

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