(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 :
My grandfather died last weekend.

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



Q2 :
Tea or coffee?
What do you call it?
Please forgive me.
Don't mention it.

-- No problem.



Q3 :
What's the weather like outside?
How long have you been waiting?
What a pity that you couldn't come.
If we operate now, he'll be alright.

-- Yes, I'm sorry about that.



Q4 :
Which shoes are yours?

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



Q5 :
Do you think it'll rain tomorrow?

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



Q6 :
That year Hemingway won a Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

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



Q7 :
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.



Q8 :
The Giants lost the match, didn't they?
Didn't you and the girls meet yesterday?
When did Marian and her husband arrive?
Are you sure the shops are closed?

-- They surely did.



Q9 :
Cheers!
Congratulations!
Good afternoon, Professor Tanaka.
It has been a pleasure to have known you.

-- Hello, Chris. How are you today?



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

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



Q11 :
Can I give you a hand?
Do the dishes, please.
Could I borrow your comb?
Can you help me, please?

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



Q12 :
Is that clear now?
Are you understood?
You believe in UFO's? Why?
How's everything?

-- Yes, I understand.



Q13 :
Please don't smoke. This is the non-smoking section.
Ken, will you please not talk during the test?
Would you help me with my homework tonight?
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.



Q14 :
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.



Q15 :
I didn't get that joke. Can you explain it to me?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Do you mean to tell me that you can't do it?
What was Jane's reaction to your remarks?

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



Q16 :
You are going to a movie, aren't you?
Do you love to watch movies?
Don't you like movies?
How about going to a movie?

-- Sure. I'd love to.



Q17 :
It's really hot today, isn't it?

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



Q18 :
Jane got first prize at the international piano contest in Switzerland.

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



Q19 :
Don't worry. You can hand in the report next week.

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



Q20 :
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.



Q21 :
How do you say "enryo" in English?
What do you think about "enryo"?
Will you write down "enryo" in kanji?
Did you say "enryo" is a traditional word?

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



Q22 :
Why don't we ask them to dinner this Saturday night?

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



Q23 :
I am worried about something.
Fancy seeing it at this time!
You shouldn't have done that.
There is something on my mind.

-- It won't happen again.



Q24 :
I don't know what to do about Fred.

-- That's exactly what I recommend.
-- 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.



Q25 :
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.
-- 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.



Q26 :
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.



Q27 :
What do you mean by "efflorescence?"

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



Q28 :
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!



Q29 :
Mr. Jones, let me show you Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones, you shall meet Mrs. Browning.
Mr. Jones. I'd like you to meet Mrs. Browning.
I'm sorry. Mrs. Browning will meet Mr. Jones.

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



Q30 :
So, you say English should be used in teaching all the subjects at school!

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



Q31 :
So, you think 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.
They aren't sure if expressways should be free of charge.

-- I agree!



Q32 :
Where did the climbers go?
Mind your head!
May I say something?
What's the matter?

-- Sure. Go ahead.



Q33 :
Shall we go to see the Robin Williams movie?

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



Q34 :
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.



Q35 :
Can you come to my house for lunch this Saturday, George?

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



Q36 :
This design is quite alright now.
Do you keep this design in mind?
The design has been in mind for a long time.
This design is not what I had in mind.

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



Q37 :
Could I please say a few words?

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



Q38 :
Where do you stand on this matter?
I must stress that this goal will be hard to attain.
Last weekend I went on a trip to Hokkaido.
Could you put me through to Mr. Smith, please?

-- I see what you mean.



Q39 :
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.



Q40 :
Sorry, is Dick a cooperative person?
Excuse me. Could you spell "cooporation" here?
Excuse me. Is a "corporation" the same?
Sorry, what does "corporation" mean?

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



Q41 :
Excuse me. I couldn't quite hear that.

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



Q42 :
Could you tell me how to respond in English when another person sneezes?

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



Q43 :
My mom won the lottery!

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



Q44 :
I cut it short. Is this good enough?

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



Q45 :
Hi Sachiko! May God be with you!
Hello Sachiko! What's wrong?
Hi Sachiko! How've you been?
Hello Sachiko! To your health!

-- Fine, thanks. And you?



Q46 :
So it's agreed. We need to hire someone in Osaka.

-- 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?
-- Needless to say, how could we increase sales in Hiroshima?



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

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



Q48 :
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.



Q49 :
What did you order for me?
What did you teach me?
What did you promise to do?
What did you say, please?

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



Q50 :
With respect to interplanetary travel, scientists face a daunting task.

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



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