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失礼いたします。Good morning!
A,B:Hello, Good morning! Please put your bag on the table and have a seat.

Thank you.
B: May I have your name?

My name is ....
B: Where are you from?

I'm from .... in .... Prefecture.
A: I am a tourist, and I am going to ask you some questions.

Yes, please.
A: I've heard there were samurai in Edo period. But do you know what type of people were there other than samurai at that time?

Yes, there were merchants, farmers, and, uh...(ここでどうしても士農工商の工が出てこず苦し紛れに)industrial producer.
A: Industrial producer! What kinds of products did they produce?

Uh...everyday products...goods...wears? (本当はdaily necessariesと言いたかったが出てこず)
A: Ah, kinds of kimono?

Yes, that's rights.
A: Were there no cows or horses?

No. actually, until Edo period, Japanese people didn't have the custom to eat meat. So there were cows or horses but they were for cultivate fields.
A: It's so interesting! Thank you. Would you tell me how I can go to Mt. Fuji from Tokyo?

From Tokyo? First of all, you can take Shinkansen, super express nicknamed bullet train, to get off Shin-Fuji or Mishima station, and then take bus or taxi.
A: Shin-Fuji station...aha. Is there the bus stop near the station? Can I find it easy?

(詳細が不明だったため)I'm sorry I'm not sure. You can ask the details at tourist information.
A: OK. I like skiing. Where would you recommend going for skiing?

I would definitely recommend you to go to Hokkaido, because it is famous for good snow quality called powder snow.
A: Oh, it's interested for me! How can I get to Hokkaido from Kyoto?

You can get there by plane.
A: How much does it cost?

It costs about 30,000 yen.(緊張のためすっかり間違えてしまいました。実際はもっと高いのに)
A: Can I get there cheaper?

Yes, you can go there by package tour including air ticket fee and accommodation.
A: How can I get this package tour?

You can buy them at travel agent.
A: I see. Thank you. How often do Japanese take a bath?

We take bath everyday.
A: Everyday? Even in winter?

Yes, of course! In winter, we warm ourselves by bathing.
A: Where do you live?

(最初にBの人に言ったのになぁと思いつつ)I live in ...., .... Prefecture.
A: Is there far from here?

Not so far, it takes about 1 hour from here.
A:OK(じゃあそんなに遠くないわね、というようなことをいろいろと言われていましたが、よく覚えていません)That's all. Thank you!
B:Thank you!

Thank you so much. ありがとうございました。
A,B:(なぜか二人とも日本語で)ありがとうございました。
A:Have a nice day, bye-bye!(最後までフレンドリーでした)

 

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