Japanese Etiquette: Perfume and Traffic Rules #139

日本にいる時に気をつけてほしいこと2選: Learn key etiquette in Japan: managing perfume use in public and obeying traffic signals. Ideal for tourists and residents, this episode helps you navigate Japanese cultural norms.

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単語 (Vocabulary)

公共の場(こうきょうのば)- Public places
観光客(かんこうきゃく)- Tourist
従業員(じゅうぎょういん)- Employee
繊細な味(せんさいなあじ)- Delicate flavour
控える(ひかえる)- Refrain
交通ルールを守る(こうつうルールをまもる)- Obey traffic rules
横断歩道(おうだんほどう)- Pedestrian crossing
一般常識(いっぱんじょうしき)- Common sense
時間の無駄(じかんのむだ)- Waste of time

会話の話題 (Conversation Topics)

Have you ever faced problems due to cultural differences? How did you handle them?

Can you share a moment when you realized the importance of understanding local customs and etiquette while traveling or living in a new place?

In your country, which has more priority: vehicles or pedestrians?

What are your thoughts on wearing perfume in public places? Should it be limited, and if so, why?

What are the first things you do to learn and adapt to the local customs when you travel to a new place or move to a different country?

Video Podcast and Japanese Transcripts (Furigana Included/Excluded)

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