実践ビジネス英語 2021/2/26 L20 (6) Homeless in Americaアメリカのホームレス
In the current vignette, Lyons said that he visited an abandoned mall that had gained a new lease on life as a homeless shelter. The standard American mall was structured around department stores. But many prominent department store chains have been filing for bankruptcy in recent years. Other mall shops are disappearing at a rapid pace too. Some analysists say that as many as a quarter of the U.S. malls may close in the next four to five years. Heather, you have fond memories of American malls, right? You’ve said that as a teenager you used to enjoy meeting your friends there, especially during school breaks. You’d have lunch in the food court, see a movie and do some shopping. And your first summer part-time job was working in an ice cream parlor at a mall.