A,B: Good morning.
B: Please have a seat. Please put your bag. ・・・・・Please tell us your
B: Where do you come from?
I came from Osaka City.
A: I have some questions. I'd like to talk about movies. Do Japanese like dubbed movies or subtitled movies?
I think Japanese like dubbed movie because most Japanese, unfortunately,
A: OK. There are many bicycles around stations. What do you think about
Bicycle? Actually, I use a bicycle to go to my workplace. I go to the nearest station. Stations have parking space for bicycles. But some people don't use them because they don't want to pay the rent. And, the parking space is not enough. I think stations have to prepare more parking space for riders.
A: Like underground parking?
Yes, but I'm afraid that underground parking is dangerous for women. They go home late at night and they don't want to go to underground parking.
A: Good point. Next question. What do you present at weddings and funerals?
A: At a wedding.
I present ... flowers or home appliances newly wed couple will use in the near future.
A: At funerals?
（葬式にプレゼントするのかなぁと思いつつ）Maybe I present flowers or money.
A: When you present something, you receive a present in return. Why is
It is common practice in Japan. If you are presented something, you return something to the sender. I think it is for maintaining the harmony.
A: What do you receive in return?
I was presented home appliance, towels, or ceramic dishes, something like that.（とっさに思いつかなくてhome applianceと言ってしまったが、さっきプレゼントするといったのにと思っていたら、案の定つっこまれた）
A: You present home appliance and receive home appliance?
It depends on the situation.（ちょっと苦しいが、とっさに出てしまった。）
A: What is Butsudan?
Butsudan is family altar. We pray for ancestors. I also have Butsudan in my house. I offer flowers or rice to the altar.
A: So every house has butsudan? Apartment also?
Yes. Most people have butsudan if they are not Christians or worshipping other religions.
A: It is conclusion of my questions. Thank you.
Thank you very much.
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