A,C : Good morning. Please take a seat.
C : Please say your name and where you are from.
My name is ….. I came from Kawasaki City.
A : What is "Onsen hotel"
"Onsen hotel" is a hotel with bath. （少し自信なさそうに）In Japan, there are many hot spa.（springがその時はどうしても出てこなかった）In each hot spa resort, there are many hotels which have hot spa. For example, in Atami and Kyushu, there are many "Onsen hotels".
A : Do you like "Onsen hotels"?
Yes, I like "Onsen hotels". When I was a child, I went to Katsura, east of Tokyo. I was very excited because it was my first time to see such a huge bathroom.
A : 質問は忘れたが、今年の自然災害についてだったかと思う。
This year many typhoons hit Japanese mainland. And this summer was extremely hot. （これは質問からは的外れであることは分かっている）And earthquake hit Niigata region.
A : Are there many earthquakes in Japan?
Yes, about ten years ago, Great Hanshin Awaji earthquake hit Kansai region and about 5,000 people had died.（ここで終えても良かったが、無駄なことを言ってしまう）At that time, volunteer activities were welcomed. I think volunteer activities should be encouraged.
A : What is "Shichi-go-san"?
"Shichi-go-san" is a traditional Japanese ceremony. Parents take three years old boys and girls, five years old boys and seven years old girls to nearby Shinto shrines to pry for their healthy and good future. Children are given sweat candy called "Chitoseame". "Chitoseame" is a long candy and is cut into pieces and distributed to relatives or neighborhood.
A : What is the meaning of the 7, 5, 3?
C : It's a tough question.（笑う）
Well, It's a tough question.（苦笑い）（分からなかったので、何か言おうと思い）Well, in ancient times, mortality rate of children was very high. Children couldn't live long. So that might be affecting the number.（明らかに質問に答えていないが）
A,C : I see.
But I'm not sure. Sorry.
A : OK. That's all.
Thank you very much.
A,C : Good bye.
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