Tokyoites: Communication Differences between Urban and Rural Japan

Tokyoites: Communication Differences between Urban and Rural Japan
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東京の人を見分ける方法?Discover the unique characteristics of Tokyo natives, including their fast-talking and assertive communication style, as well as the differences between Tokyo and regional cities in Japan.

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単語 (Vocabulary)

特徴(とくちょう) - Feature
はっきり - Clearly
早口(はやくち) - Fast-talking
(つう)じる - To be understood
地方(ちほう)都市(とし) - Regional city
印象(いんしょう) - Impression
主張(しゅちょう) - Assertion, claim
23() - 23 wards of Tokyo
(あそ)びに()く - To go for fun, to hang out
(しゃべ)る - To talk, to chat
(こえ)(ちい)さい - Soft-spoken, low voice
(じん)(おお)い - Crowded, many people

会話の話題 (Conversation Topics)

What differences do you notice in the way people from Tokyo and those from regional areas speak?

How do you think the fast pace of life in Tokyo, as a business city, impacts individuals?

What is your personal impression of Tokyo and its residents?

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