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. )
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 must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
-- I see what you mean.
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
Don't you like movies?
How about going to a movie?
Do you love to watch movies?
-- Sure. I'd love to.
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
What do you think about "enryo"?
How do you say "enryo" in English?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?
-- I think it's "being modest" or "being polite."
Are you sure the shops are closed?
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
-- They surely did.
I don't know what to do about Fred.
-- That's exactly what I recommend.
-- You must realize what to do about him.
-- Stop laughing and be serious for a moment.
-- If I were you, I'd talk to him directly.
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
-- With pleasure.
-- Right away.
-- Yes, please.
What did you teach me?
What did you order for me?
What did you say, please?
What did you promise to do?
-- I said that we need to do this NOW.
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.
Scott, did you hear that I got a job at Oriental Bank?
-- It's a pleasure!
-- Well, congratulations!
-- You must be tired!
-- I hope so!
Could I please say a few words?
-- By all means.
-- That isn't true.
-- Which do you prefer?
-- So what?
I cut it short. Is this good enough?
-- It'll do.
-- Of course. I'd be glad to.
-- You are welcome.
What is America's "Civil Rights Law?"
-- It's something like Japan's Equal Employment Opportunity 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.
Is it OK if I leave now?
-- I'm sorry not to be able to leave.
-- It's not allowed to stay here alone.
-- I'm afraid not. We still have work to do.
-- Certainly. I'd be glad to.
What's the matter?
Mind your head!
Where did the climbers go?
May I say something?
-- Sure. Go ahead.
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.
Well, I must be going now. See you soon!
-- Can you hear me?
-- Where have you been?
-- It's been nice talking to you!
-- I didn't see anything.
I wonder when Sue will be here.
-- Sue will be twenty next Tuesday.
-- Sue told me that Tom was a wonderful guy.
-- Sue is soon getting married with Tom.
-- Sue told me she'd be 30 minutes late.
Which shoes are yours?
-- Mine are.
-- There are some.
-- The shoes are.
-- Those are.
You believe in UFO's? Why?
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
-- Yes, I understand.
Don't mention it.
Please forgive me.
What do you call it?
Tea or coffee?
-- No problem.
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.
-- I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-- I hear they are awfully careful.
-- What I said was, "Be careful."
-- Don't mind. I can hear you.
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
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.
-- It's a pleasure to meet you, Mrs. Browning.
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"
-- To tell the truth, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Far from it. It means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Frankly speaking, it means "flowering" or "developing."
-- Er, how shall I put it? It means "flowering" or "developing."
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?
-- I appreciate your attention.
-- That would be fine.
-- We would like to have dinner.
-- Don't you think it's nice?
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?
-- You are OK if you've had it already.
-- Sorry, I don't know how to say it.
-- We have a lot of types of flu these days.
-- Thousands of people have caught the flu.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.
-- Thank you. You are very grateful.
-- That's very kind of you.
-- I won't worry and hand it in.
-- Thank you very much. I'll give it a hand.
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.
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!
-- That's too bad.
-- That's not what I meant to say.
-- Thanks. These things happen.
-- Maybe some other time.
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
-- It's basically the same as "company."
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.
-- On the one hand, students like it. On the other, teachers like it, too.
-- 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.
Could I borrow your comb?
Can I give you a hand?
Can you help me, please?
Do the dishes, please.
-- Oh, that would be very nice of you.
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!
-- Fine, thanks. And you?
Won't you have some more coffee?
-- Yes, help yourself, please.
-- It's no use crying over spilt milk.
-- Yes, there is some more coffee.
-- No, thank you. I've had enough.
My mom won the lottery!
-- Can you manage?
-- Please forgive me.
-- Well, fancy that!
-- That will be very nice.
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.
This design is not what I had in mind.
Do you keep this design in mind?
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is quite alright now.
-- Alright. We'll try to fix it.
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!
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!
And now, for our first speaker, Mr. Smith!
-- Cheers! Mr. Jones, it is a pleasure to be here.
-- Sure. Hold on a minute.
-- Don't mind. It's OK with me.
-- Thank you, Mr. Jones. Ladies and gentlemen...
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.
-- I'd like to say something about the air pollution.
-- The job of a politician is to serve the community.
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!
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?
-- It won't fall down.
-- It's not very likely.
-- We certainly will.
-- It's true.
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?
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.
-- That is to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- To change the subject, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
-- Strangely enough, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?
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.
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?
-- I'm not sure, but it's perplexing.
-- Why not?
-- I think I know him.
-- I see nothing.
As I see it, expressways should be free of charge.
So, you think expressways should be free of charge?
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.
Rumor says that expressways will be free of charge next year.
-- I agree!
What a pity that you couldn't come.
How long have you been waiting?
What's the weather like outside?
If we operate now, he'll be alright.
-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.
How do I make "a crane" with this paper?
-- It's so nice to see cranes in the park with you.
-- I'm afraid I don't keep cranes at home.
-- Please hold the handle tightly.
-- Fold it like this, and then into a triangle.