(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 :
I wonder when Sue will be here.

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



Q2 :
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.



Q3 :
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!

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



Q4 :
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.
-- 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.
-- Because students think it is impossible to keep running for such a long time.



Q5 :
Could you recommend a good American writer?

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



Q6 :
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.

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



Q7 :
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.

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



Q8 :
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!



Q9 :
I don't know what to do about Fred.

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



Q10 :
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?



Q11 :
Could I please say a few words?

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



Q12 :
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's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.
-- It is Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity Law.



Q13 :
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?

-- Fine, thanks. And you?



Q14 :
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.

-- It won't happen again.



Q15 :
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?

-- I agree!



Q16 :
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"

-- Frankly speaking, 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."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."



Q17 :
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?

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



Q18 :
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?

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



Q19 :
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."



Q20 :
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?

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



Q21 :
This design is quite alright now.
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?

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



Q22 :
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.



Q23 :
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.



Q24 :
My mom won the lottery!

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



Q25 :
I cut it short. Is this good enough?

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



Q26 :
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
How about going to a movie?
Don't you like movies?
Do you love to watch movies?

-- Sure. I'd love to.



Q27 :
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!

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



Q28 :
Do the dishes, please.
Can you help me, please?
Can I give you a hand?
Could I borrow your comb?

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



Q29 :
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.



Q30 :
Mind your head!
Where did the climbers go?
May I say something?
What's the matter?

-- Sure. Go ahead.



Q31 :
How's everything?
Is that clear now?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Are you understood?

-- Yes, I understand.



Q32 :
How long have you been waiting?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
What a pity that you couldn't come.
What's the weather like outside?

-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.



Q33 :
My grandfather died last weekend.

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



Q34 :
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
Cheers!
Congratulations!
It has been a pleasure to have known you.

-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?



Q35 :
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

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



Q36 :
Don't mention it.
What do you call it?
Tea or coffee?
Please forgive me.

-- No problem.



Q37 :
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?

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



Q38 :
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.

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



Q39 :
Which shoes are yours?

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



Q40 :
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.



Q41 :
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Would you help me with my homework tonight?

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



Q42 :
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!

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



Q43 :
It's really hot today, isn't it?

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



Q44 :
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?

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



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

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



Q46 :
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Are you sure the shops are closed?

-- They surely did.



Q47 :
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?

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



Q48 :
Won't you have some more coffee?

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



Q49 :
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?

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



Q50 :
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
What do you think about "enryo"?
How do you say "enryo" in English?

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



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