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Quiz

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Where is he from?
a) Fukuoka
b) Shizuoka
c) Tokyo
What is the capital of Japan?
a) Tokyo
b) Kyoto
c) Kobe
Who is the political leader of Japan?
a) The Prime Minister
b) The Emperor
c) The President
Who is the psychological leader of Japan?
a) The Prime Minister
b) The Emperor
c) No one
Does he like his current leader?
a) Yes
b) No
c) He does not say
Transcript

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Um..hello! What is your name?
My name is Kentaro.
Kentaro. And what is your full name?
My full name is Kentaro Sugimori.
Sugimori.
Mm-hm
OK. And where are you from?
I'm originally from Hamamatsu city. Which is in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Oh, really. Shizuoka is a nice place.
Oh, really!
Yeah!
Have you been there?
Yeah, I used to live there.
Oh..Great!
Um. Tell me about Japan.
Well, Japan is, compared to the states, it's small, homogeneous, however and it's also has it's own culture.
OK. Yeah. Um..yeah..I agree. Japanese culture is very very unique.
Mm-hm.
Um..what is the capital city of Japan?
Tokyo.
Tokyo
I believe so.
OK! Yeah..and who is the leader of..of the country?
Well, our political leader is Mr. Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro.
OK.
But our psychological leader will be our Emperor.
Oh..OK. Nice..and do you like..um..the Prime Minister?
Yes, I like him.
OK. Yeah, me too. Alright. Thanks a lot.
Thank you.
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