Have a conversation with your tutor using the questions below as starting points. It's okay not to do all 10 questions. Go where the conversation takes you!
How often do you buy things from vending machines?
Do you often go to restaurants with touch-screen ordering?
How do you feel about Japanese toilets with lots of functions?
How do you feel about stores and hotels that use robots to help customers?
Do you like to play Japanese video games?
Do you use your train pass to pay for other things (ex. at convenience stores, from vending machines)?
Do you ride the bullet train often?
Do you own a rice cooker?
What kind of special options do Japanese carmakers advertise (ex. automatic braking, alerts)?
Do you think Japan is the most technologically advanced country in the world?
FLUENCYthe ability to speak smoothly
without pauses or fillers
INTERACTIONthe ability to manage a conversation