listening lab 0316

 

Step 1: Read the questions below.

質問を読んでください。

 

1.  What was the original name of the factory?

 

2.  What can visitors do in a workshop?

 

3.  What can visitors do outside?

 

4.  Where can visitors eat a formal dinner?

 

5.  Why is the BOX Outlet Shop popular?

 

Step 2:  Listen to the audio and try to answer the questions.
オーディオを聞いて、 質問に答えて見て下さい。
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Step 3:  Listen again while you read the article.

記事を読みながら、もう一度聞いてみてください。

 

 

Noritake is a world famous tableware brand. The company was originally established in 1904 as Nippon Toki Kaisha, Ltd. The first factory was built in a town near Nagoya called Noritake. That area is now part of Nagoya City, and it is called Noritake-shinmachi. The company didn't officially become Noritake Co., Limited until 1981 when the name was changed. Now there are many Noritake factories, and the old factory grounds have been turned into a Noritake Garden.

 

On the grounds of Noritake no Mori, as it is called in Japanese, there are various showrooms in which visitors can observe and learn about the craftsmanship and traditions that are involved in the production of fine china. They can even participate in a workshop and paint a piece of china to take home. There is also a museum where visitors can get a close-up view of various Noritake pieces, including current products and those from the "Nippon" era.

 

Like the name suggests, Noritake Garden is also nice place to go to relax. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the trees, greenery and flowers are lovely no matter the season. Visitors can relax on a bench or take a long stroll and forget that they are in the heart of the city! Or they can have tea in the Square Cafe or dine in the more formal Kiln Restaurant.

 

Noritake Garden also has several shops on the grounds. The BOX Outlet Shop is quite popular because it offers a wide selection of products at great prices. It's perfect for visitors who want to take home a souvenir.

 

Step 4:  Check your answers below.

答えをチェックしてください。

 

1.  What was the original name of the factory?

It was Nippon Toki Kaisha, Ltd.

 

2.  What can visitors do in a workshop?

They can paint a piece of china to take home.

 

3.  What can visitors do outside?

They can can relax on a bench or take a long stroll.

 

4.  Where can visitors eat a formal dinner?

They can go to [dine at/eat at] the Kiln Restaurant. 

 

5.  Why is the BOX Outlet Shop popular?

It's popular because it offers a wide selection of products at great prices.

 

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