One of the biggest winter events in Japan is the Sapporo Snow Festival. It is held for seven days every February. Lots of magnificent snow statues and ice sculptures line the grounds of Community Dome Tsudome and the main street of Susukino. The subject of the statues features events, famous people or buildings from the previous year. These statues and sculptures turn the place into a winter dreamland that attracts millions of people every year. It is a way of promoting international relations.
Your story should begin with the following sentence:
One day, a man was excited for his first winter day out.
According to the passage, what does the subject of the statues feature?
Now, please look at the picture and describe the situation. You have 20 seconds to prepare. Your story should begin with the sentence on the card.
Now, Mr./Ms. ____________, please turn over the card and put it down.
Some people say that festivals play an important role in maintaining the identity of the country. What do you think about this?
Today, Japanese companies have started employing foreigners. Do you think it's helpful?