Miyako is a student at a Japanese university. John is an overseas student from Australia. It’s the first day of a new term.
Miyako: Hi, I’m Miyako. What’s your name?
John: I’m John. My name is John.
Miyako: Nice to meet you. Where are you from?
John: I’m Australian. I’m from Sydney. How about you? Where are you from?
Miyako: I’m from Kobe originally. Do you know Kobe?
John: Yeah, it’s on the coast, isn’t it?
Miyako: That’s right. It’s a port city. Is Sydney on the coast too?
John: Yes, it is. It’s a port city too.