HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Oral History: Remember the shrewd gold-toothed amahs? [June 20, 2017]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Oral History: Remember the shrewd gold-toothed amahs? [June 20, 2017]

1. (i) age

(ii) deteriorate

(iii) symptoms/signs

2. Losing one’s teeth is just one of many things that will happen to the human body when a person gets older.

3. i) F   ii) NG   iii) T

4. If you had to run away, you had something worth a lot of money in your mouth

5. There were a lot of Japanese sex workers in port cities. They were willing to pay to fix their teeth so that they wouldn't lose customers.

6. C

7. Most large provincial towns in Asia had at least one Japanese dentist.

8. photographic studios, restaurants and hairdressers; people thought they were spies

9. They couldn't get accreditation, but the law was less strict in Kowloon Walled City.

10. There was a shortage of professional, affordable dental treatment in Hong Kong. Now a majority of dentists who work in Hong Kong are trained there. 

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