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Easy Japanese 6 - Tourism

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Learn Japanese with Easy Japanese: Mona visits Matsushima to ask people about tourism in Japan! ------- Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EasyJapanese.aritv ------- GLOSSARY: Takahagi and Hitachi: citeis in Ibaraki prefecture. NTT: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, a major Japanese Telecommunications company headquartered in Tokyo. Iwaizumi: It technically is Hiraizumi in Iwate prefecture, which is know for a well preserved group of various temples and gardens, achieved UNESCO World Heritage status in 2011. Disaster affected areas: Tohoku region was severely affected by the North East Great Earthquake and following devastating tsunami in March 2011. Yubatake : literally means “hot water field,” which is often located at Onsen facilities to control the temperature of hot water as well as to produce Yunohona.  Kusatsu Onsen resort has a huge Yubataka right in the center of the resort. Yunohana: literally means “flower of hot spring.” It’s also called “sinter,” which is mineral encrustations left by hot springs. ------- Easy Languages is an international video project aiming at supporting people worldwide to learn languages through authentic street interviews. We also use this format to expose our street culture abroad and create a more diverse image of our countries. Episodes are produced in local languages and contain subtitles in both the original language as well as in English. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/easylanguagestreetinterviews Info: www.easy-languages.org Host of this episode: Mona Kumagai Camera and Edit: Lisa Waagd Transcription and Subtitle Producation: Hideo Adachi Co-Producer: Hideo Adachi Special thanks to: Daitetsu Ono & Minori Nakamura Produced by: Ari-Tv - http://www.ari-tv.jp