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A,B:Hello!
Hello! (笑顔で)
A:Please put your bag on the table.
Yes, thank you.
A,B:Good afternoon!
Good afternoon!(笑顔で)
A:Please tell us your name and where you live.
My name is .... I live in ... city in ... prefecture.
B: Suppose I'm a tourist. You are a guide. I'll ask you some questions.
B: Why is Tokyo dry in winter?

(いきなり思わぬ質問に)Well, Tokyo is located in.....
(あとが続かず、あれこれ迷ったあげく)To begin with, Japanese climate is influenced by geographical location, winter and summer monsoons and ocean currents. (Bがうんうんと頷く)So Tokyo is dry in winter.
B:When is the typhoon season in Japan?
Typhoons strike Japan from early summer to autumn. Three or four typhoons hit Japan annually.
B: Every year?
Yes.
B: What's the difference between geisha, maiko and geigi? (質問用紙を覗き込みながら、たどたどしく質問されていました)
Geisha is a kimono-clad female trained in Japanese culture and conversation. Maiko can become geisha if they were trained well in Japanese culture and conversation. (歌や舞踊を入れ忘れました)
B: What's geigi?
Geisha and geigi is the same, I think
B: Ah, I see.
B: Please tell me the way to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo.

You take JR from Tokyo to Shizuoka and take a bus at the bottom of Mt.Fuji and then you can climb by walking.
B: Where is the famous car factory in Japan?
Toyota is the famous car factory in Aichi prefecture. (答えがずれています)
B: In Aichi?
Yes.
B: How can I get to there?
You can use the bullet train from Tokyo to Nagoya.
B: Ah, I see.
B: When earthquake happens, what should I do?
Turn off the switch of the gas in the kitchen and... the stove if it happens in winter.
B: How about in this room?
Do not go outside. (Aがうなずいてくれました)
B: Ah, stay here.
Yes, stay here and go under the table.
B: Where is the famous place for foreigners to buy electronics?
Akihabara is the famous place to buy electronics.
(Bがそれからという顔をされたので)You can buy electronics by discount.
B: How can I get a discount?
I want to buy this one if you discount it. (お店の人に対して言うということを付け加えなかったです)
B: What are the famous shops?
Yodobashi-camera and Big Camera.
B: Where can I find ninja?
(思わぬ質問に戸惑いながら)I'm not sure,but If you go to Nara prefecture ,you can get the information about? ninjya.
But I'm not sure, so I'll check it later for you.(伊賀は奈良だと勘違いしました。それに今は忍者はいないということをいわなくてはいけませんでした)
B:Ah, really? Thank you.(にこにこしながら)
B:This is the last question. Who is the last shogun?

Yoshinobu Tokugawa is the last shogun. He was the last shogun before Meiji Restoration in 1868.
B:What is enka? (さっき最後の質問だといったが、もうひとつといった感じで)
Enka is Japanese song with sad melody. The themes are lost love and something like that.
ひとつの質問を掘り下げてというよりは、次から次へと質問された感じでした。全体的にはいい雰囲気のなかでお話できたと思います。ガイドになれば聞かれるようなことばかりだと思いますが、予想していた質問があまり出ず、とくに忍者のことはまったく頭になかったので焦りました。

 

 

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