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Step1: Read the article as it is.

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[The following is from a morning radio show.]  The holidays are coming. That means the kids will soon be out of (a)_______ and in your hair. When everyone gets cabin fever you're going to want to get out of the house and go somewhere. Don't worry, we've got a few (b)_______ for you. First, the zoo is having their annual winter lights show. The amazing event runs through the end of January. During this time, the zoo is open until (c)_______ p.m. every night, and tickets are half price for kids. Next on our list is skating!  The Plaza Skating Rink is open every day through the end of (d)_______. If your kids prefer sledding, head to Rogers Park, where the sledding hills are open every day when there is (e)_______. And it's free! Finally, the public library is showing a movie every (f)_______ between December 21st and December 30th. That's free, too!  Just go to www.WKLP.com for more information about these and other (g)_______ activities.  

 

VOCABULARY 

 in one's hair  = いらだたせる,困らせる

cabin fever  = 外に出られないためのいらいら 

 

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 from a morning radio show.] The holidays are coming. That means the kids will soon be out of (a)school and in your hair. When everyone gets cabin fever you're going to want to get out of the house and go somewhere. Don't worry, we've got a few (b)ideas for you. First, the zoo is having their annual winter lights show. The amazing event runs through the end of January. During this time, the zoo is open until (c)8:00 p.m. every night, and tickets are half price for kids. Next on our list is skating!  The Plaza Skating Rink is open every day through the end of (d)March. If your kids prefer sledding, head to Rogers Park, where the sledding hills are open every day when there is (e)snow. And it's free! Finally, the public library is showing a movie every (f)morning between December 21st and December 30th. That's free, too!  Just go to www.WKLP.com for more information about these and other (g)family-friendly activities.     

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Step1:  Read the article as it is.

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[The following is an announcement.]  Do you know about Facebook's Safety Check?  It's a helpful tool that you can use in a major (a)_______ to let people know you’re safe and to check on others.  Here's how it works.  When there is a (b)_______ disaster or other major emergency, like the Paris attack, we activate Safety Check for that area.  If you’re in the affected (c)_______, you’ll receive a Facebook notification asking if you’re safe.  If you’re safe, select “I’m Safe,” and a (d)_______ and News Feed story will be generated with your update. If we get your location (e)_______, just mark that you’re outside the affected area.  If you have friends in the affected area, you will (f)_______ a notification about those friends that have marked themselves as safe. If you’re ever in a situation that requires you to use Safety Check, we hope it will help you stay (a)_______ to those you care about.  

 

VOCABULARY 

 disaster  = 災害

affected ~ = 受けた~

generate = 作成される

requires ~ = ~が必要な

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 an announcement.]  Do you know about Facebook's Safety Check?  It's a helpful tool that you can use in a major (a)emergency to let people know you’re safe and to check on others.  Here's how it works.  When there is a (b)natural disaster or other major emergency, like the Paris attack, we activate Safety Check for that area.  If you’re in the affected (c)area, you’ll receive a Facebook notification asking if you’re safe.  If you’re safe, select “I’m Safe,” and a (d)notification and News Feed story will be generated with your update. If we get your location (e)wrong, just mark that you’re outside the affected area.  If you have friends in the affected area, you will (f)receive a notification about those friends that have marked themselves as safe. If you’re ever in a situation that requires you to use Safety Check, we hope it will help you stay (a)connected to those you care about. 

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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 radio ad.]  Your nightmares have come true!  As of today, (a)_______, Casa Loma is the city's scariest and most amazing haunted house!  For one month only, Toronto's only castle presents the Legends of Horror experience.  As a guest, you'll (b)_______ at your own pace through a 1.2-kilometer trail beginning in the lower (c)_______ of the castle's sprawling grounds. From there you'll make your way through a secret (d)_______ and enter the historical castle. You'll continue on through various rooms and hidden parts of the castle that are not usually open to the public.  You'll encounter (e)_______, the Phantom of the Opera and other famous characters of the horror genre.  The entire experience runs for about (f)_______ hours. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the (g)_______ . Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This experience may be too intense for small children.

 

VOCABULARY 

 nightmare = 悪夢

 haunted house = お化け屋敷 

sprawling  = 広大な

 encounter = 出合う

accompany = 同伴する

intense = 激しい, 強烈

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 radio ad.]  Your nightmares have come true!  As of today, (a)October 1st, Casa Loma is the city's scariest and most amazing haunted house!  For one month only, Toronto's only castle presents the Legends of Horror experience.  As a guest, you'll (b)walk at your own pace through a 1.2-kilometer trail beginning in the lower (c)garden of the castle's sprawling grounds. From there you'll make your way through a secret (d)tunnel  and enter the historical castle. You'll continue on through various rooms and hidden parts of the castle that are not usually open to the public.  You'll encounter  (e)Dracula, the Phantom of the Opera and other famous characters of the horror genre.  The entire experience runs for about (f)two hours. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the (g)door. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This experience may be too intense for small children.       

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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 radio ad.]  Pikachu is a really cute character from Pokémon, the hugely popular video game that was (a)_______ in 1992 and later became a cartoon and then a series of movies.  Pikachu is the most popular character, so it has become the (b)_______ of Pokémon.  And now there's an event for Pikachu fans called Pikachu Tairyou Hassei-Chu, or An Outbreak of Pikachus.  The event started in (c)_______ to celebrate the release of a new Pokémon movie.  Since then it has become an (d)_______ event.  Every (e)_______ , dozens of Pikachus swarm the streets of Yokohama.  This summer they showed up in a few different locations – in a (f)_______, dancing, and doing various other performances.  You can see videos of the dancing Pikachus (g)_______ but if you love Pikachu, you must see the outbreak with your own eyes!   

 

VOCABULARY 

 outbreak = 大発生

 hugely = 大いに          

 swarm  = 群がる

 show up = 姿を現す

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 radio ad.] Pikachu is a really cute character from Pokémon, the hugely popular video game that was (a)released in 1992 and later became a cartoon and then a series of movies.  Pikachu is the most popular character, so it has become the (b)symbols  of Pokémon.  And now there's an event for Pikachu fans called Pikachu Tairyou Hassei-Chu, or An Outbreak of Pikachus.  The event started in (c)2014 to celebrate the release of a new Pokémon movie.  Since then it has become an (d)annual  event.  Every  (e)summer, dozens of Pikachus swarm the streets of Yokohama.  This summer they showed up in a few different locations – in a (f)parade, dancing, and doing various other performances.  You can see videos of the dancing Pikachus (g)online , but if you love Pikachu, you must see the outbreak with your own eyes!      

 

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Step1: Read the article as it is.

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[The following is a radio ad.]  Summer in Japan means festivals! And one festival you don't want to miss is the Nagoya Castle Summer Festival. With the castle lit up in the (a)_______ , this festival has an atmosphere of long-ago Japan. Of course the popular Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai, whose members talk and act like (b)_______ army generals and soldiers, will be there, along with Hattori Hanzo and the Ninjas.  Also on the castle grounds you'll see old-fashioned (c)_______ lanterns, Bon dancing, festival games, and of course plenty of food and (d)_______ stands. Performances include live music from enka to jazz, Japanese drum performances, a (e)_______ festival, and a matchlock demonstration. The festival runs from Friday, August 5th through Monday, August (f)_______.  Admission is ¥500 for adults.  Junior high students and younger are free.  Adults can get a ¥100 discount just for (g)_______ a yukata. There's something for everyone, so bring the whole family!

 

VOCABULARY

 

be lit up = ライトアップされる 

 matchlock = 火縄銃

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 radio ad.] Summer in Japan means festivals! And one festival you don't want to miss is the Nagoya Castle Summer Festival. With the castle lit up in the (a)background, this festival has an atmosphere of long-ago Japan. Of course the popular Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai, whose members talk and act like (b)historical  army generals and soldiers, will be there, along with Hattori Hanzo and the Ninjas.  Also on the castle grounds you'll see old-fashioned (c)paper lanterns, Bon dancing, festival games, and of course plenty of food and (d)beverage  stands. Performances include live music from enka to jazz, Japanese drum performances, a (e)karaoke festival, and a matchlock demonstration. The festival runs from Friday, August 5th through Monday, August  (f)15th. Admission is ¥500 for adults.  Junior high students and younger are free.  Adults can get a ¥100 discount just for (g)wearing a yukata. There's something for everyone, so bring the whole family!  

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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 commercial.]  If you're looking for a fun place to take the whole family, come visit the Metro Zoo and (a)_______ Forest!  You'll see amazing animals and exotic (b)_______ from around the world.  Plus there are lots of fun and educational (c)_______ for kids and adults alike.  Both the Metro Zoo and Metro Rain Forest are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all year except January 1 and December 25.  Tickets are $6.75 for adults and kids 12 and older, (d)_______ for children aged 2 to 11, and children under 2 are admitted (e)_______. The box office closes at 4 p.m.  For each ticket sold, 75¢ goes to support wildlife conservation (f)_______.  If you're a resident of Lake County, you're eligible for free admission every (g)_______, just be sure to bring your valid driver's license or other proof of residency.   

 

VOCABULARY

 

huge = 大幅な

 theft = 窃盗 • thief =泥簿

porch = 探知器

bolt A to B = AをボルトでBに留め付ける

 purchase =  購入する

 

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 commercial.] If you're looking for a fun place to take the whole family, come visit the Metro Zoo and (a)Rain Forest!  You'll see amazing animals and exotic (b)plants from around the world.  Plus there are lots of fun and educational (c)activities for kids and adults alike.  Both the Metro Zoo and Metro Rain Forest are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all year except January 1 and December 25.  Tickets are $6.75 for adults and kids 12 and older, (d)$4.75 for children aged 2 to 11, and children under 2 are admitted (e)free. The box office closes at 4 p.m.  For each ticket sold, 75¢ goes to support wildlife conservation (f)programs.  If you're a resident of Lake County, you're eligible for free admission every (g)Monday, just be sure to bring your valid driver's license or other proof of residency.  

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