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B: Please have a seat.

Thank you.

B: May I have your name?

My name is ....

B: Where do you live?

I live in ....

A: Good afternoon.

Good afternoon.(引きつった微笑)

A: I appreciate you for coming here under such a bad weather. I will ask you some questions about Japanese culture and society. I want you to relax and answer the questions.

I'll try.

B:(微笑or苦笑)

A: Why do Japanese businessmen like to use business cards?

(「名刺」のような古典的な質問をされるとは思わなかったので、「会社の車」と勘違いして)You mean "business cars?"

A: Oh, I mean "business cards."

First, by exchanging business cards, you can remember the name of a sender.Second, Japanese people like to call each other by their titles.

A: Are there any reasons?

By showing the business card and you've got you can introduce the sender to others.
(と、的外れな答えをしてしまった)

A: What is "culture festival"?

Culture festival has some meanings. At a school level, it is called "school festival." They hold some exhibitions, such as a haunted house or some restaurants at school. At a business level, some companies hold special exhibitions such as the introduction of new products.

A: These days a lot of people use "electronic" dictionary." What do you think about that?

Personally, I don't like an electronic dictionary.

B:(驚きの表情)

I have avoided using electronic dictionaries. I want to make sure of the meaning or definition by flipping the pages of paper....(適当な単語が一瞬、出てこない)... a book type of dictionary. But I think it is more convenient when you carry it than carrying a book type of dictionary.

B:(何度か頷いてくれた)

A: Thank you very much. Again I appreciate you for coming here all the way in such a bad weather.

(「悪天候の中、わざわざ来て下さって本当にありがとうと最後にまた言ってくれたということは、「今回は残念でした」という意味?と不安になりながらも、微笑みながら)

Thank you.(Aの方に向かって)Thank you very much.(Cの方に向かって)Thank you.(Bの方に向かって)

 
 
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