Rules for riding trains in Japan


Do you agree with these rules for riding trains in Japan?

  1. Don’t speak on the phone.
  2. Don’t eat food.
  3. Don’t do your make-up.
  4. Give up your seat to pregnant women.
  5. Give your seat up to children.

What rules would you add?

Questions about riding trains in Japan:

  1. What is the craziest thing you have seen on a train?
  2. What is your biggest pet peeve that people do on trains?
  3. How old does someone have to be for you to give up your seat to them?
  4. Have you ever fallen asleep and missed your stop?
  5. Have you ever missed the last train? What did you do?


Author: TIU-GTI

Tokyo International University - Global Teaching Institute

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