A：B：C ： Good Morning.
Can I put my bag here?
B： Yes, you can. Can I ask your name?
Yes. My name is ….
B： Can I ask where you live?
Yes. I live in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
A： I am a tourist, and I don’t know about Japan. Now,I’d like to ask you some questions.
A： I heard that the “sakura” is very beautiful in Japan. Where would you recommend as a good place for viewing “sakura”?
Yes. “Sakura” is so beautiful in Japan. There are many places I can recommend.
A： When are they in full bloom?
A： Do you see “sakura” every year?
Yes, because they are so beautiful. We can enjoy “sakura” anywhere in Japan. We also enjoy cherry blossom viewing under the cherry trees while eating good food, singing, and sometimes dancing.
A： There are also many historical places in Japan. Who is the most important person in Japanese history?
A： Who do you think?(優しい感じの助け舟？)
I believe it would be ...(思い浮かばず。。。)Tokugawa Ieyasu. He is the first shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate.
A： Why do you think he is important?
。。。。（少し間があり）He was clever. (かなりしどろもどろ)This is because he placed great emphasis on the teaching of confucianism called “jukyo”, which has exerted a great influence on the spiritual and cultural life of Japanese.
A： When did he live?
A： What century was it?
Oh, the 17th century. The beginning of the 17th century.
A： You said shogun. What is a shogun?
Shogun is usually translated as generalissimo. It was originally a temporary title given by the emperor to the commander in chief of an expeditionary army, and later it developed into an official title given by the emperor to the administrative head of the country. A shogun had absolutely power and ruled over the regional lords.
A： Until when did the shogun exist?
The shogunate system lasted until the mid-19th century.
A： I would like to ask about modern society in Japan. What do Japanese children want to become? (子供は何になりたいの？)みたいな質問でした。（まったく頭が真っ白）
I believe … soccer players and baseball players are popular. In the past,
many children wanted to be soccer players and baseball players. It’s the
same with today’s children. These days Matsuzaka Daisuke and Ichiro play
baseball in the United States.
Can I reply in Japanese?
Friendlyな通訳ガイドになりたいです。自分しかしらないuncommon place やsecret placeに連れていきたいです。もちろん有名なところにもつれていきたいですが。人をおもてなしするのが大好きなので、できれば家に招待して、日本のpracticeやcustomも紹介したいです。
A：B： Thank you.
I would like to be a professional tourist. Thank you for the opportunity
to be interviewed.
A：B： Thank you.
Thank you very much. Have a good time.
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