However, I don't have the enough brave to speak to them in English,and I loose good opportunities to talk to them.
I have a question to my foreign friends who have lived in Japan.
My question is that you've spoken to Japanese stranger in English when you'd lived in Japan.
If you have the similar opportunity, please tell me about it.
I really would love to speak to foreign strangers in English when I meet them. However, I have no idea how I speak to them first.
For instance, " Hello. Nice to meet you. My name is Yumi learning English for a while. Would you mind if I speak to you in English? "
Does it sound comfortable to you? Could you give me better phrases that have similar meaning?
It is a BIG challenge for me to speak foreign strangers in English though, I'm sure that it is really good practice for me to improve both communication skill and speaking English skill.
Even if it looks like awkward in front of other Japanese, I'm also stranger in Tokyo and want to try to talk to them.
I believe that the first talking is the hardest but second one is easier than first one in mental.
If you were spoken by strangers, did you accept their offer or not?
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When I go to Tokyo, I can meet some foreign strangers at the platform of station. I always think that if I have confidence more to speak to them in English, I can communicate with them and enjoy talking to them. However, I don't have the enough brave to speak to them in English,and I loose good opp