| A,C： Good afternoon.
C： You can put your bag on the seat. Please have a seat.
C： I would like to ask you two questions and after that we would like to ask you some questions about Japanese culture.
Yes. Please go ahead.
C： The first question is, what is your name?
My name is ○○.
C： Where do you live?
I live in Fujisawa city in Kanagawa prefecture.
C： How did you come here today?
I came here by train.
C： Which line did you take?
With the Tokaido line.
C： Did you need to change trains?
No need to change.
Ａ: What are Onsen hotels?
They are hot spring hotels and inns.
C： I've heard some western hotels heve hot spring resorts, too.
I see Western hot spring resorts are for people to drink hot water. In Japan people enjoy relaxing in a tub of hot water.
C： So the difference is whether they have a soaking tub or not?
I think so. Sorry, I'm not familiar with this. I've never been in foreign hot springs resorts.
A： Where do Japanese people go in the evening?
Many Japanese office workers go to drink together （大きくうなずく） to Izakaya
or a Japanese tavern to have drinks. They also go to karaoke pubs （再
A： We see some foreign sumo wrestlers in Japan. What do you think about it?
I think it is a good thing. Our tradition is now mixed with the Western culture.（大きくうなずいてYes）We enjoy various foods and live in semi-western style of houses. So I think it a good thing.（ＡうなずいてGood!）
C： （Cが割って入り）Some old people would like to purify the sumo...........
I understand the older generation would like to keep sumo in a pure style.
C： Women are still banned to enter the sumo ring. What do you think about it?
Oh, I'm against it. Sumo must accept women.(A,C 笑い）
A： What is a golden week in Japan?
It is a holiday started week of Green Day, Constitution Day and Children Day on April 29, May 3 and May 5 respectively.
A： What do people do during the golden week?
People travel extensively at home and abroad.
A： What is Green Day?
Green Day was originally celebrated as Emperor Showa's Birthday.
A： Yes. （大きくうなずく）
The Day is to commemorate Emperor Showa, who was interested in preserving the environment.
Thank you for taking time for me. Good bye.
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