(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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( Choose the correct answer for each question and then push the 'EVALUATE' button below. )



Q1 :
Does anyone else have any other matters of concern these days?

-- 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.
-- I'm not interested in politics at all.



Q2 :
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

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



Q3 :
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.
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.

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



Q4 :
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!



Q5 :
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
How about going to a movie?
Do you love to watch movies?
Don't you like movies?

-- Sure. I'd love to.



Q6 :
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?

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



Q7 :
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.

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



Q8 :
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?

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



Q9 :
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!

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



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

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



Q11 :
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"

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



Q12 :
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!

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



Q13 :
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?
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?



Q14 :
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.

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



Q15 :
It's really hot today, isn't it?

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



Q16 :
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?

-- Fine, thanks. And you?



Q17 :
Which shoes are yours?

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



Q18 :
I wonder when Sue will be here.

-- 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.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.



Q19 :
Is it OK if I leave now?

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



Q20 :
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.

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



Q21 :
Could you recommend a good American writer?

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



Q22 :
Congratulations!
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Cheers!
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.

-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?



Q23 :
Won't you have some more coffee?

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



Q24 :
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?

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



Q25 :
My mom won the lottery!

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



Q26 :
I am worried about something.
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.
Fancy seeing it at this time!

-- It won't happen again.



Q27 :
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"

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



Q28 :
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.



Q29 :
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.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.

-- I agree!



Q30 :
This design is quite alright now.
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is not what I had in mind.
Do you keep this design in mind?

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



Q31 :
Do the dishes, please.
Can I give you a hand?
Can you help me, please?
Could I borrow your comb?

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



Q32 :
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Where do you stand on this matter?
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?

-- I see what you mean.



Q33 :
What's the matter?
Where did the climbers go?
Mind your head!
May I say something?

-- Sure. Go ahead.



Q34 :
I cut it short. Is this good enough?

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



Q35 :
Are you sure the shops are closed?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?

-- They surely did.



Q36 :
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!

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



Q37 :
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?

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



Q38 :
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
You used to smoke ten cigarettes a day, didn't you?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?

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



Q39 :
Please forgive me.
Don't mention it.
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?

-- No problem.



Q40 :
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?

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



Q41 :
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?

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



Q42 :
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?

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



Q43 :
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.

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



Q44 :
What did you order for me?
What did you teach me?
What did you say, please?
What did you promise to do?

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



Q45 :
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
What do you think about "enryo"?

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



Q46 :
Could I please say a few words?

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



Q47 :
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
How's everything?
Are you understood?

-- Yes, I understand.



Q48 :
What's the weather like outside?
What a pity that you couldn't come.
How long have you been waiting?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.

-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.



Q49 :
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.



Q50 :
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?

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



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