A： Hello. Please have a seat.
A. What is your name?
My name is xxxx.
A： Where are you from?
I am from Shinjyuku ward, Tokyo.
B： Oh, you are a local resident, right?
Yes, I am.
B： Ok, let’s get started. Why are there so many onsens in Japan?
Well, Japan has many volcanoes and thus, many hot springs are bubbled up. So many onsen resorts are found in Japan. Also Japanese are particular about being clean. They love to soak in a hot bath to relax.
B： What are geographical features of Japan?
Well, Japan is an arc-shaped archipelago that stretches a long way from northeast to southwest. Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyusyu are the main islands making up the archipelago. And Sixty-one percent of the land is steep mountains covered with forests. Also Japan is blessed with rivers with rapid currents
B： What is the most famous siro(城)?
One of the most famous siro is Himeji Castle. It is located in Hyogo prefecture. The shape of the castle resembles that of a white heron, so it is nicknamed “White Heron Castle”.
B：What is the national sport of Japan?
It is sumo. It has a long history spanning many centuries. Sumo is of
Japanese origin and surrounded by ceremony and ritual. The sumo tradition
is very ancient, and even today sumo includes many ritual elements such
as the use of salt for purification, form the days when sumo was used
in the Shinto religion.
B： How do you play sumo?
2 sumo wrestlers match against one another in a ring. The match is decided
when one wrestler is pushed out of the ring or any part of his body except
the soles of his feet touches the ground.
B： Ok, finished.
Thank you. （立とうとしたらAがまだという合図をした）
ありがとうございました。Thank you for your time. Have a nice day.
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