A,B： Good morning.（笑顔）
May I put my belonging….?
B： Good morning.
B： Please tell us your name and where you live.
My name is …, and I live in Akishima city, which is in the western part
A ： How are you today?
I’m kind of nervous, but OK.（苦笑する）How about you?
A： Brilliant, thanks.
A： What is takoage?
Takoage is kite flying. We fly kites during New Year’s holidays.
A： So how do people spend New Year’s holidays instead?
People stay at home, go to temple or shrine to pray for the new year,
A： How do you spend these holidays?
Actually, this year I went to Saipan Island with my mother for a short vacation.
A： Good. Do you smoke?
No, I don’t.
A： Today there are lots of talks about smoking and non-smoking. （正確ではないが、禁煙の議論があるよねという意味）What do you think of smoking?
The international move is toward non-smoking .
A： Can we smoke at restaurants in Japan?
Most restaurants ……（「禁止」の単語が出ずに沈黙5秒。試験官Cがメモのためかペンを持つ）
A： Now, what do you think about Koizumi’s new cabinet?
It’s interesting to watch the political scene from the historic point of view. I think Mr. Koizumi is very good at using the mass media to attract people’s attention toward politics. Now he appointed three new ladies to the cabinet.（とっさに3人といったが女性閣僚は2人の間違い。）He’s doing a good job. I think we can expect this new cabinet to change our society. （あまり論理だってないので順番が違ったかも）
A： What kind of changes? （もっと聞きたいという様子で）
Most importantly, privatization of postal service system and public highway
A： Why do you want to be a tour guide?
My experience as an exchange student in the U.S. made me interested in
cultural exchange between different cultures.
A： OK. Why did you go to the U.S?
Because I wanted to do so.（なぜかすぐ出てこない。5秒沈黙）
A： Where did you live in the U.S.?
In Davis, California. Close to Sacramento.
A： Sounds like a good place.
Not so interesting, though. Only a university and two movie theaters.（苦笑。本音が出てしまった）
A： That’s boring.（苦笑）
A： All right. Thank you. You did a good job! (両手の親指上げるジェスチャー)
Thank you very much. And thank you for this opportunity.（手を合わせてお辞儀）
A,B： Thank you.
A ： Have a nice day.
You too. Good bye.
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