B： Hello. Please have a seat. Please tell us your name and where you are from.
My name is .... I'm from Shiinamachi near Ikebukuro.
A： I'm sorry to have kept you waiting so long.
A： It's nice weather, isn't it?
A： Do you have any plan after this test today?
Yes, I'm going to visit my mother. She lives near here, in Chuo Ward.
A： I'm going to ask you some questions. What is an "onsen" hotel?
Onsen hotels are hotels with hot springs. Usually they have "rotenburo".
You can enjoy beautiful scenery from the rotenburo. Actually I'm going
to visit an onsenhotel with a rotenburo in December.
A： Is a "rotenburo" located indoors or outdoors?
B： Do you bathe in a rotenburo even in winter?
Yes, I do. Soaking in hot water in a rotenburo makes us warm.
A： Next question. Are Western style weddings increasing in Japan?
Yes, they are. But some choose Japanese style weddings. I think people can choose what they want. I held my wedding ceremony in Japanese style. I changed dresses three times. First I wore a white kimono, and then I wore a red one, and finally I wore a pink western dress. It was like a fashion show. I thought it was the only and last chance for me to wear such expensive clothes. Actually it was the last！
A： The Japanese work system has changed. What do you think?
The Japanese work system is traditionally based on the lifetime employment system. But there has been some changes. The number of companies adopting the merit system is increasing. The merit of the lifetime employment system is that the employees are loyal to companies and they feel secure. In the merit system, people have to work hard.
B： Do you work?
Yes, I teach English at a senior high school in Tokyo. My work is basically based on the lifetime employment system. But the Tokyo Metropolitan government has begun to assess our achievements.
A： So you feel stressed?
Yes, to some extent. But I think I have to work hard for my students and their parents.
A： That' all. Have a nice afternoon!
Thank you for the interview.
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