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Step1: Read the article as it is.

    空欄のままで読んでください。

   

[The following is a news report. The Noon Year’s Eve countdown was a hit!  You heard me  (a)_______.  I’m not talking about the countdown at midnight. I’m talking about the countdown held at the Toledo Zoo on New Year’s Eve to ring in the New Year a little early — at (b)_______!  Midnight is just too late for young kids, and for some of us (c)_______ folks, too. To provide the same fun activities during daylight hours, the zoo celebrated Noon Year’s Eve. Dozens of families attended this family-friendly event, which focused on making 2020 a (d)_______) year. The fun began at 11 a.m. on December 31, and ended at 1 p.m.  Attendees made New Year’s reZOOlutions, did crafts, watched an (e)_______ carving demonstration, watched animals being fed, and rode down the ice slide.  When the clock struck noon and the rising recycling ball reached the top,  biodegradable confetti was released and everyone toasted with (f)_______ juice and sang “Auld Lang Syne.”  It was a great way to (g)_______ the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020!   

• ring in the new year = 新年を迎える 

• folks = 人々 

• attendees = 参加者 

• resolution = 新年抱負 

• biodegradable = 生分解性の 

• toast = 乾杯する

Step 2: Listen to the audio and fill in the blanks with the words you hear.

オーディオを聞いて、空欄に入る語句を考えましょう。

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Step 3: Check your answers.

答えをチェックしてください。

[The following is a news report. The Noon Year’s Eve countdown was a hit!  You heard me  (a)correctly.  I’m not talking about the countdown at midnight. I’m talking about the countdown held at the Toledo Zoo on New Year’s Eve to ring in the New Year a little early — at (b)noon!  Midnight is just too late for young kids, and for some of us (c)older folks, too. To provide the same fun activities during daylight hours, the zoo celebrated Noon Year’s Eve. Dozens of families attended this family-friendly event, which focused on making 2020 a (d)greener year. The fun began at 11 a.m. on December 31, and ended at 1 p.m.  Attendees made New Year’s reZOOlutions, did crafts, watched an (e)ice carving demonstration, watched animals being fed, and rode down the ice slide.  When the clock struck noon and the rising recycling ball reached the top,  biodegradable confetti was released and everyone toasted with (f)apple juice and sang “Auld Lang Syne.”  It was a great way to (g)celebrate the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020!           

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