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Quiz

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How often does he take the train ?

a) Every day
b) Once a week
c) Never
What does he do on the train?
a) Nothing
b) Sleep
c) Read
Who pays for his train fare?
a) Himself
b) His company
c) His family
How does he feel about driving?
a) It's expensive
b) It's cheap
c) It's better than the train
What is the worst thing about the train?
a) The costs
b) The crowds
c) The boredom
 
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One of the things that I really like about Japan is Japan has a really good train system. I take the train to work every morning and I take the train home every night. I like the trains because on the trains I can do what I want to do. I can read a book, read the newspaper, listen to music, study Japanese. Um, it's really nice. I see my time on the train as my free-time, to do things that I like to do. Also, the train saves me a lot of money. In Japan it's quite common for companies to pay for their employees train ticket, so I don't have to pay for commuting to work. And because I get to take the train every day, I don't need a car so I don't have to for example pay for gas, car registration, car mantainence, things like that. Also, I don't have to waste time for parking. Um, the worst thing about the trains is that they're very crowded. Very, very crowded, and sometimes it's hard to get a seat so you have to stand for a long time, and sometimes it smells a bit, but overall I like the trains and I'm really, really fortunate that Japan has such a good system.
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