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A:Please sit down.

Thank you.

B:Please tell us your name and where you come from.

My name is ... and I live in Naha in Okinawa Prefecture.

A:You come from Okinawa? A typhoon is approaching Okinawa.

Yes, I'm worried about my family.

(試験官は三人ともうなづいていた)

A:Did you come from Fukuoka by plane?

Yes, I came to Fukuoka two days ago.

A:Two days ago?

Yes, and yesterday I went to Dazaifu and bought an "ema".

A:OK, so I will ask you some questions. What's an "ema"?

(「300選」をそのまま答えた)

A:OK, next. Why do Japanese smile even in a difficult situation?

In Japan, people usually place high priority on maintaining harmony with others. So smiling is important in politics, the economy, and
other situations.

A:OK, next question. What do you think about the re-election of Mr. Koizumi?

I'm happy about the re-election of Koizumi. Though Japan is in a recession, Koizumi is aggressive and positive toward political and economic reforms and is not afraid to challenge old practices in politics and the economy.

A:So, what is the legend of Koizumi?

(心の中で"legend"とは「伝説」?と思い、どうしようと迷う)

Koizumi is aggressive and ... is not afraid to ...

(と前に述べたことを繰り返した)

This is the legend of Koizumi and his principles.

(最後に苦し紛れにこう答えた)

A:Did you come to Fukuoka for the first time?

No, I came to Fukuoka twice. First, I came here on a school excursion when I was in junior high school, and this is time is my second visit.

A:Do you like Fukuoka?

Yes, Fukuoka is very beautiful.

A:Are you going to buy some souvenirs?

Yes, I like "karashi-mentaiko", so I will buy some for my family.

(試験官は三人とも笑っていた)

A:OK, thank you.

You are welcome.

(決して黙らない、自信を持って答える、にこやかな表情で接する、ということを心に留めて面接にのぞんだ)

 


 
 
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