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Which country is cheaper?

a) England except in London
b) Japan
c) Neither
Which country is wetter at the moment?
a) Japan
b) England
c) Both
Which country has polite people?
a) England
b) Japan
c) Both
Which country has more helpful people?
a) England
b) Japan
c) Both
Which country is having a drought?
a) England
b) Japan
c) Neither
Part 1: Listen
with pictures
Part 2:Listen again
and take a quiz
Part 3: Listen and
read the transcript
Part 4: Listen to spoken
questions and reply
 

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Claire, you're from England.
That's right.
How would you compare England and Japan?
Well, I think, let's take price wise, they're actually quite similar. Well, not,
maybe not England as a whole but, say Japan and London is very similar, I found
in supermarkets, in housing, and things like that. In other respects, the people
are certainly different. I mean, British people are renowned to be very polite
as Japanese people are too, and Japanese people are very helpful as well, probably
more so than British people I would say. Mm, what else?
What about the weather?
The weather? Well, it's been raining a lot in Japan recently so we could say that
it's quite similar, although actually, when I was e-mailing my parents, they've
been going on about how there hasn't been much rain the past couple of months and
how they think there is going to be a drought. That typical British stereotype of the
weather is not true at the minute and it's probably wetter in Japan, but yeah,
I think that climate wise it's quite similar in terms of temperature. It's definitely much
more humid here than at home.

OK. Thanks a lot.
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