(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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Q1 :
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.

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



Q2 :
Cheers!
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Congratulations!

-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?



Q3 :
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"

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



Q4 :
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.

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



Q5 :
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.



Q6 :
It's really hot today, isn't it?

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



Q7 :
Don't mention it.
Please forgive me.
What do you call it?
Tea or coffee?

-- No problem.



Q8 :
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"

-- It means Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity 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.



Q9 :
Is it OK if I leave now?

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



Q10 :
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!

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



Q11 :
Which shoes are yours?

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



Q12 :
How do you say "enryo" in English?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?

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



Q13 :
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Where do you stand on this matter?
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.

-- I see what you mean.



Q14 :
Is that clear now?
How's everything?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?

-- Yes, I understand.



Q15 :
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.
I am worried about something.
Fancy seeing it at this time!

-- It won't happen again.



Q16 :
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?

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



Q17 :
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.

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



Q18 :
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!

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



Q19 :
I wonder when Sue will be here.

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



Q20 :
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
What's the weather like outside?
How long have you been waiting?

-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.



Q21 :
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.



Q22 :
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.



Q23 :
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.

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



Q24 :
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!

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



Q25 :
How about going to a movie?
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
Do you love to watch movies?
Don't you like movies?

-- Sure. I'd love to.



Q26 :
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! To your health!

-- Fine, thanks. And you?



Q27 :
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?

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



Q28 :
Why are they against having the school day run from noon to 8 p.m.?

-- 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.
-- Simply because students don't like to run on the school grounds.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.



Q29 :
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?

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



Q30 :
I cut it short. Is this good enough?

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



Q31 :
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?

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



Q32 :
Could you recommend a good American writer?

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



Q33 :
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?

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



Q34 :
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.



Q35 :
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.



Q36 :
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

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



Q37 :
My grandfather died last weekend.

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



Q38 :
Could I please say a few words?

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



Q39 :
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.

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



Q40 :
Where did the climbers go?
May I say something?
What's the matter?
Mind your head!

-- Sure. Go ahead.



Q41 :
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.

-- I agree!



Q42 :
Could I borrow your comb?
Can I give you a hand?
Do the dishes, please.
Can you help me, please?

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



Q43 :
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?

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



Q44 :
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?

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



Q45 :
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.

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



Q46 :
My mom won the lottery!

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



Q47 :
What did you order for me?
What did you say, please?
What did you promise to do?
What did you teach me?

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



Q48 :
I don't know what to do about Fred.

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



Q49 :
Won't you have some more coffee?

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



Q50 :
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?

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



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