A,B : Good morning!
A : Please take a seat.
B : Where do you live?
I live in Takatsuki. Takatsuki is ust between Osaka and Kyoto. So it's convenient to go to both cities.
B : I see. How did you come here?
I came here on the JR line to Kyoto. Then I changed trains at Kyoto and took another JR line to get here.
A : Why are Japanese people reserved?
Could you paraphrase it in an easier way?
A : Japanese people tend not to express their opinions. The attitude is reserved.
Ah, I see. Well, I think there are two reasons. One is that some Japanese people tend to be shy and the other is that some Japanese people pretend to be shy.
A : Pretend to be shy?
Yes. Japanese people try not to show off their ability and skills because, for example, if a child showed off his skills at school, he would be bullied by the other students. I was often told by my mother not to show off your skills in front of people.
A : I see. So you think that's the reason?
Yes. OK, I understand. That's all.