ここに名前を書いて下さい ( Write your name here. )
( Choose the correct answer for each question and then push the 'EVALUATE' button below. )
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- You must be tired!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- I hope so!
-- It's a pleasure!
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
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.
-- For one thing, students don't like it. And for another, teachers don't either.
-- Because students think it is impossible to keep running for such a long time.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
-- I agree!
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- That's too bad.
-- Maybe some other time.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.
-- How nice!
-- She must be lazy!
-- What's the matter?
-- That's all right!
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- Needless to say, 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?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
What did you promise to do?
What did you teach me?
What did you say, please?
What did you order for me?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
-- To be honest with you, that's right.
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
Could you recommend a good American writer?
-- By the way, Jack London.
-- For the sake of argument, Jack London.
-- For instance, Jack London.
-- I say Jack London.
My grandfather died last weekend.
-- It's alright. We can help ourselves.
-- I'm really sorry to hear that.
-- I've got no idea what it was.
-- God bless you!
Don't you like movies?
Do you love to watch movies?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
How about going to a movie?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- It'll do.
-- You are welcome.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I think I know him.
-- I see nothing.
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- Why not?
Which shoes are yours?
-- The shoes are.
-- Those are.
-- There are some.
-- Mine are.
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
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?
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- I didn't see anything.
-- Can you hear me?
-- Where have you been?
-- It's been nice talking to you!
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
Could I please say a few words?
-- Which do you prefer?
-- That isn't true.
-- So what?
-- By all means.
What do you call it?
Don't mention it.
Please forgive me.
Tea or coffee?
-- No problem.
It's really hot today, isn't it?
-- That's right.
-- It's to the right.
-- He's generally hot-tempered.
-- Put on those clothes!
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
Do you keep this design in mind?
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is quite alright now.
This design is not what I had in mind.
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- With pleasure.
-- Yes, please.
-- Right away.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
-- I'm sorry but I can't. I have a big math exam tomorrow.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.
-- I'm sorry. I regret having done it.
-- Sorry, I don't understand.
-- Pardon me. I really regret it.
-- Again, what did you teach?
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law almost means this.
-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
There is something on my mind.
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.
-- It won't happen again.
Are you sure the shops are closed?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
-- They surely did.
My mom won the lottery!
-- That will be very nice.
-- Well, fancy that!
-- Please forgive me.
-- Can you manage?
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Where do you stand on this matter?
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
-- I see what you mean.
Mind your head!
May I say something?
Where did the climbers go?
What's the matter?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
Can you help me, please?
Do the dishes, please.
Could I borrow your comb?
Can I give you a hand?
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?
-- Can I help you?
-- I'd be glad to.
-- Come on, keep trying.
-- Yes, let's.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
What's the weather like outside?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
How long have you been waiting?
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.
-- 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.
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's true.
-- We certainly will.
-- It's not very likely.