In this programme we look at pastimes in Japan, the kind of things that you do in your spare time.
We meet an Australian who lives in Japan who is really into the Japanese martial art of judo.
Peter explains how movements in judo are very intricate and that's why he likes it!
He also says learning classical arts such as judo are similar in many ways to playing the flute.
Words from the programme
things that you do in your spare time e.g. hobbies
Collecting stamps is a popular pastime.
to be really into
to really enjoy (informal English)
He is really into classical music.
techniques of self-defence e.g. judo
Budo is one of the martial arts popular in Japan.
with a lot of detail
Japanese paintings can be very intricate.
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