listen carefully 0819

 

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 segment.  As you are probably aware, Owenville is upgrading its infrastructure in the downtown (a)_______. The gas lines have been replaced, but the water lines are taking longer than expected due to the unusual amount of (b)_______ we’ve had this spring and summer. This ongoing construction has had a negative effect on (c)_______ in the downtown area, so the Owenville Downtown Business Association has asked the Owenville City Council (OCC) to waive parking (d)_______ in all downtown parking lots through the end of 2019. The OCC has agreed, and the free parking begins August 1.  A spokesperson for the OCC said, “In order to bring more people downtown, we have decided to start the annual (e)_______ enforcement holiday early.” Owenville's downtown parking enforcement holiday usually (f)_______ on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, to attract Christmas shoppers. This year, free parking will be available in Owenville Parking Lots A through G for five full (g)_______. The free parking does not include any on-street metered parking.

• infrastructure = 基幹施設, インフラ  

• ongoing = 進行中

• waive (a fee/fine/admission)   = 免除する, 無料にする

• enforcement = 施行

 

 

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 segment.  As you are probably aware, Owenville is upgrading its infrastructure in the downtown (a)area. The gas lines have been replaced, but the water lines are taking longer than expected due to the unusual amount of (b)rain we’ve had this spring and summer. This ongoing construction has had a negative effect on (c)businesses in the downtown area, so the Owenville Downtown Business Association has asked the Owenville City Council (OCC) to waive parking (d)fees in all downtown parking lots through the end of 2019. The OCC has agreed, and the free parking begins August 1.  A spokesperson for the OCC said, “In order to bring more people downtown, we have decided to start the annual (e)parking enforcement holiday early.” Owenville's downtown parking enforcement holiday usually (f)begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, to attract Christmas shoppers. This year, free parking will be available in Owenville Parking Lots A through G for five full (g)months. The free parking does not include any on-street metered parking.

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