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B: Your name, please, and where do you live?
My name is -----.I live in ..., ....
A: Where is ...?
... is about 25minutes by rapid electric train from ... Station to the west. It is along ... Line.
A: What is ...? (と私には聞こえたが多分最後にlikeがついていたのだろう)
... is a ward of Tokyo Metropolitan Government. (likeがついていればこういう答えにならず,residential area と答えたろう)
A: What is a ward?
Tokyo Metropolitan Government is divided into many wards. A ward is a local government belonging to Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
A: How is rainy season in Japan?
Rainy season in Japan is in June and July. Except Hokkaido and Aomori, Akita areas, we have a rainy season all over Japan.
A: How about other seasons in Japan?
We have the spring, summer, autumn and winter. The spring is a good season, not so much hot and not so much cold. In the summer, it is hot and humid. Sometimes we have 36degrees Centigrade. In the autumn, it is not so hot and not so cold. In the winter, it is cold.
A: Is it warm in the winter in the southern part of Japan?
In Okinawa and Kagoshima, it is warm in the winter. In Okinawa, it is about 16degrees Centigrade in January.
A: Please explain the relationship between Fahrenheit and Centigrade.
32degrees in Fahrenheit is 0 degrees in Centigrade. But I forgot how to calculate degrees in Fahrenheit from degrees in Centigrade.
A: What kind of fishes can you catch near the seacoast of Japan?
Sardine, saury, sea breams. They are not so big fishes. People send ships to the distant place offshore, where you can catch tuna, whale (my mistake, it is not a fish but an animal) should have added more fishes such as octopus, cuttlefish, cod, sermon, shrimp, crab, puffer fish, sea cram)
A: When and where were the last Summer Olympics held in Japan?
The last Summer Olympics in Japan were held in Tokyo in 1964.
A: What do you think about the Olympics in Tokyo?
We are proud of Tokyo Olympics. In Judo, gymnastics, women's volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling we had gold metals.
A: How was the Japanese society at that time?
Japanese society was damaged by the World War II. We did our best to recover the Japanese society. At the Tokyo Olympics time, Japanese society had considerably recovered. That is the reason why we could hold the Tokyo Olympics, and the Olympics encouraged the people for recovering Japan.
A: In bathing a hot spring, do we wear the clothing?
In the hot springs, we bathe without clothing.
A: Can we bathe in the hot spring with clothing?
Yes you can. No problems.
A: What is the difference between Shinto shrine and Buddhism temple?
Shinto is Japanese original religion, shrine belongs to Shinto. Buddhism is originated in India and was introduced into Japan through China. Temple belongs to Buddhism. (あまりにも簡単な回答であった。後で考えたらもっと詳しく説明すべきであった。仏教と神道の違い、神社、お寺はそれぞれどんな所か等を説明し、其処で両者の違いを指摘すべきであった)


 

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