A: How do you do ? My name is Taro Yamada.
Please call me Taro.
B: How do you do, Taro ? I'm glad to meet you.
My name is James Clark. Please call me Jim.
A: May I ask / where you come from ?
B: I come from Australia.
A: Do you mind my asking / why you came to Japan ?
B: No. To learn Japanese and Japanese culture.
A: How long have you been / in Japan?
B: For five years.
A: What do you usually do / in your free time ?
B: I useally play tennis. How about you ?
What do you like to do / in your free time ?
A: I like fishing and swimming.
A: Aren't you a university student ?
B: No. I'm an office worker.
I've been working for a medical company / for more than ten years.
A: Really ? I thought / you were in your early twenties.
You look young / for your age.
A: I used to work for a medical company.
B: Is that so ? I didn't know that.
A: I used to get a very good salary, but I was stressed out.
B: You mean / the job was high-paying / but tough ?
A: Exactly. I realized that / money wasn't everything.
There are more important things.
A: What time do you usually get up / in the morning ?
B: At six thirty.
A: How do you get to work ?
B: By train.
A: What line do you take ?
B: I take the Seibu line.
It is said that / the Seibu line is one of the most crowded ones.
I wish / our company would stagger the commuting time of its workers.
A: I really would like to pass the exam / this time.
This is my fifth time !
In addition, If I pass the exam, I will get a reward / from my company.
B: Father, If you should pass it, I would respect you more.
A: Even if I don't get the certificate, will you still respect me ?
B: Of course I will. So, If you succeed in the test,
could you please buy me a new cellular phone ?
A: How many times a week / do you go to a fitness club ?
B: I go there / at least / three times a week.
A: How do you manage / to go to the club / so often ?
B: Because I can refresh myself / by doing exercises there,
I can concentrate on my work more / and finish it sooner / the next day,
which allows me / to leave the office early / enough to visit the club
/ three times a week.
A: Do you mind / if I smoke ?
B: No, go ahead. But didn't you stop smoking ?
A: I tried to, but I can't.
B: You should try your best. Smoking may affect / not only your health
but also your career.
A: Thank you for your concern.
A: You look pale. Are you OK ?
B: Probably. I have a hangover.
A: Did you drink too much / last night ?
B: Yes, I regret / doing it.
A: Did you watch the professional baseball game / on TV / last night ?
B: Of course I did. Matsui hit the game-ending home run!
A: Yes. I was very excited.
B: So was I. It was one of the most exciting games / I've seen this year.
A: Are you going to Hawai ?
B: Maybe. I haven't decided yet.
A: If you go there, which part would you like to go to ?
B: To tell the truth, I am not quite familiar with Hawai.
In fact, I've never been there.
Do you know any good places to visit ?
A: I hate to say this, but I have to go.
B: Oh, yeah, you're going on a business trip / tomorrow.
A: That's right. I must get up very early / to catch the first train.
I wish I could stay longer.
B: I do, too. Have a good trip. Take care.
A: You did a very good job !
B: I am very pleased / to hear you say that. I tried my best.
A: Thanks to your efforts, we got a good client.
You can expect a bornus.
B: Is that true ? I will tell my staff / about it.
She helped me a lot / this time.
A: May I go to the exhibition / in Yokohama / tomorrow ?
A: Thank you. I really would like to see the products of our competitor myself,
so I can understand the differences / between our products
and our competitor's.
B: You are very enthusiastic.
Why don't you go directly to Makuhari / without coming to the office
/ tomorrow ?
A: I appreciate it. Now I will be able to spend more time / there.
A: May I help you ?
B: Oh, I'm just looking. Thanks.
A: Take your time, please.
If you need some help, please let me know.
B: How much is this sweater ?
A: It is 20,000 yen.
B: It is a little too expensive. How about this one ?
A: It is 10,000 yen.
B: Hmmm…. OK. I'll take it.
A: Cash or charge ?
B: Charge, please.
A: That's fine.
A: May I ask / where you come from ?
B: I'm from Australia.
A: Really ? I thought / you were from the UK.
B: Why did you think so ?
A: Because / you sound British.
B: In fact, some people think / I come from England.
It maybe hard for you, a non-native speaker of English, to tell
Australian English / from British English.
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