受験者(56):女性

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Good Afternoon.

B: Put your bag on the chair.

Thank you.

B: Please sit down.

Thank you.

B: Did you have any trouble getting here?

No, I've been here once before.

B: How long did it take to come here?

It took about an hour.

B: Can you tell me your name and where you live?

My name is ... and I live in Chofu, Tokyo.

A: Now I'll ask some questions. What did you think about the extremely hot weather this summer?

I think it's related to the abnormal weather we've been having. The abnormal weather caused the hot summer.

A: Do you come up with any solutions to reverse the trend?

I think every person's efforts can be helpful to reduce carbon dioxide.
For example, turning the lights off frequently and separating garbage can be effective.

(この時2次対策のホームページの模範解答を思い出しましたが、うまく言えませんでした。)

A: OK. Why do Japanese clap their hands in temples and shrines?

It's a long tradition. I think it's related to religious practices.
People wish for good luck and good health.

A: Why do Japanese people use umbrellas when it isn't raining?

I think they sometimes enjoy carrying umbrellas that suit their clothes.

(後で紫外線防止のことなどを言えばよかったと思いましたが、すぐ思いつかず言えませんでした。)

A: OK. Thank you.

B: What's a "sento"?

It's a public bathhouse. They're decreasing in number but in some areas they're still popular among the people in the neighborhood.

B: Can you tell me the difference between a "sento" and a hot spring?

A hot spring is located in resort areas throughout Japan. A sento is usually located in a town or city. A hot spring is good for your health. I'd recommend foreign tourists to visit hot spring resorts.

B: In a "sento", is tap water used?

Yes, I think so. Tap water can be used.

B: What do you think about commuter trains in Tokyo?

I think companies should increase the use of flextime and telecommuting.

B: Thank you.

A: This is the end of the questions. Thank you.

Thank you very much for interviewing me.

笑顔で挨拶し、なるべくにこやかに話し下を向かないようにしたつもりですが、時間が経つにつれていろいろ反省点が浮かんできました。
沈黙はしないで、すぐ応答しましたが、ただ言葉を発しただけで内容が乏しかったと思います。
2次セミナーで eliminate ums と言われたので um はなるべく言わないようにしました。
2次対策はとても役に立ちました。ありがとうございました。



 
 
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