(C)田中正道・Lauer, Joseph 2000

英語コミュニカティブテスト(4択)

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各問の正しい答えをそれぞれ4つの選択肢の中から選び、最後に採点ボタンを押して下さい。
( Choose the correct answer for each question and then push the 'EVALUATE' button below. )



Q1 :
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?

-- That would be fine.
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- Don't you think it's nice?



Q2 :
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?

-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.



Q3 :
This design is not what I had in mind.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
Do you keep this design in mind?
This design is quite alright now.

-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.



Q4 :
I cut it short. Is this good enough?

-- Congratulations!
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- You are welcome.
-- It'll do.



Q5 :
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.

-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.



Q6 :
Could I please say a few words?

-- Which do you prefer?
-- So what?
-- That isn't true.
-- By all means.



Q7 :
I don't know what to do about Fred.

-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.



Q8 :
Is it OK if I leave now?

-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.



Q9 :
I wonder when Sue will be here.

-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.



Q10 :
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?

-- To be honest with you, that's right.



Q11 :
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?

-- It's basically the same as "company."



Q12 :
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
Are you sure the shops are closed?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?

-- They surely did.



Q13 :
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!

-- It's been nice talking to you!
-- Where have you been?
-- I didn't see anything.
-- Can you hear me?



Q14 :
It's really hot today, isn't it?

-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- Put on those clothes!
-- It's to the right.
-- That's right.



Q15 :
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
Where do you stand on this matter?

-- I see what you mean.



Q16 :
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?

-- We certainly will.
-- It's true.
-- It's not very likely.
-- It won't fall down.



Q17 :
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?

-- I hope so!
-- You must be tired!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- It's a pleasure!



Q18 :
Could you recommend a good American writer?

-- By the way, Jack London.
-- I say Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.



Q19 :
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

-- With pleasure.
-- Right away.
-- Yes, please.
-- Uh-huh.



Q20 :
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?

-- Why not?
-- I see nothing.
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- I think I know him.



Q21 :
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
What's the weather like outside?
What a pity that you couldn't come.
How long have you been waiting?

-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.



Q22 :
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?

-- Simply because students don't like to run on the school grounds.
-- Because students think it is impossible to keep running for such a long time.
-- For one thing, students don't like it. And for another, teachers don't either.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.



Q23 :
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?

-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.



Q24 :
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!

-- Fine, thanks. And you?



Q25 :
My mom won the lottery!

-- Please forgive me.
-- Can you manage?
-- That will be very nice.
-- Well, fancy that!



Q26 :
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?

-- I'm not interested in politics at all.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
-- Nobody is sure if that is a matter of importance or not.
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.



Q27 :
Do the dishes, please.
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?
Can I give you a hand?

-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.



Q28 :
You shouldn't have done that.
I am worried about something.
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!

-- It won't happen again.



Q29 :
Which shoes are yours?

-- Mine are.
-- The shoes are.
-- There are some.
-- Those are.



Q30 :
Won't you have some more coffee?

-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
-- Yes, help yourself, please.



Q31 :
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!

-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...



Q32 :
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?

-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.



Q33 :
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"

-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.



Q34 :
What did you promise to do?
What did you order for me?
What did you say, please?
What did you teach me?

-- I said that we need to do this NOW.



Q35 :
Tea or coffee?
Please forgive me.
Don't mention it.
What do you call it?

-- No problem.



Q36 :
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?

-- Yes, let's.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Can I help you?



Q37 :
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!

-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- That's too bad.
-- Maybe some other time.



Q38 :
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
Congratulations!
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Cheers!

-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?



Q39 :
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"

-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."



Q40 :
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.

-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?



Q41 :
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.

-- What's the matter?
-- That's all right!
-- She must be lazy!
-- How nice!



Q42 :
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.

-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Again, what did you teach?



Q43 :
Where did the climbers go?
What's the matter?
Mind your head!
May I say something?

-- Sure. Go ahead.



Q44 :
What do you think about "enryo"?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
How do you say "enryo" in English?

-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."



Q45 :
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.

-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.



Q46 :
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.

-- I agree!



Q47 :
My grandfather died last weekend.

-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- God bless you!



Q48 :
Don't you like movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
How about going to a movie?
Do you love to watch movies?

-- Sure. I'd love to.



Q49 :
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.

-- That's very kind of you.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.



Q50 :
Is that clear now?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?
How's everything?

-- Yes, I understand.



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