TEST TOPICS

テスト出題内容

EPT® 出題内容

1. 以下のような簡単な質問を2.3題問われます。(発言内容の審査ではなく発音チェックのための質問です。)
What is your number? 【 → My number is ~ .】
What is the date today? 【 → Today is ( month )(date), (year ).】
2. アルファベットをゆっくりと読み上げます。
3. 短い会話文を読み上げます。
4. 初見の英文(約100ワード強)を30秒間黙読した後、音読します。
5. 課題文を読み上げます。

課題文

掲載期間

2019年11月 〜 2020年2月 の課題文を掲載しています。
※ 次回試験の課題文は 2020年3月1日 に更新予定です。

課題文

次の①、②、③の何れかが課題文として出題されます。

  • ① Cycling in China When I lived in Beijing, China, my primary mode of transportation was riding my bicycle. There were also taxis, buses, and subways that could be utilized, but the most common way of getting around was by bike. I owned two bicycles, the first being an inexpensive one that had a basket on the front. I also strapped a fruit crate on the back, making it convenient to use when going to the market because I could easily carry my groceries home. Some of my colleagues teased me about it being a girl’s bicycle because of the baskets, but I didn’t care because it was very practical. I also had a very expensive mountain bike that I rode most of the time when not shopping. I would go on long rides into the countryside and even rode my bike to the Great Wall of China.
    参考音声:
    • アメリカ発音男性

    • アメリカ発音女性

  • ② Granddad My grandfather, whom I called “granddad,” was a coal miner who lived in the state of West Virginia. One of my favorite stories about him when I was just a young boy was when he had purchased a new pickup truck. My father got into the truck with him to go to town and noticed scratches all over the new metal dashboard. My father asked what had happened to cause all those scratches. Granddad replied, that I had put a bunch of rocks from my pocket up on the dashboard and had scratched it all up. My father said, “Why did you let him do that?” My granddad replied, “He is just a young boy and didn’t know better. It is ok, besides, every time I see those scratches it makes me think of Glen who I love very much.” My granddad was a wonderful man.
    (By Glen)
    参考音声:
    • アメリカ発音男性

    • アメリカ発音女性

  • ➂ Climbing Mt. Fuji When I was eighteen years old I took a year off from college to go live in Chiba, Japan where I taught conversational English. I decided to climb Mt. Fuji on New Year’s Eve with several colleagues so that we could begin the New Year on the summit as it was supposed to bring good luck. We had been climbing for a while when we sat down to rest. When we resumed climbing, I inadvertently left my new Canon camera behind. I got further up the mountain when I suddenly realized I didn’t have my camera. I ran back down to where we had stopped to rest and my camera was still there. I was so thankful for the honesty of people in Japan since none of the hundreds of people climbing the mountain had taken my camera. I still have my walking stick that was stamped at every station going up the mountain. The stamp at the top says, “Sunrise, Top of Mt. Fuji, 1978.”
    (By Glen)
    参考音声:
    • アメリカ発音男性

    • アメリカ発音女性

EPT® basic 出題例

初見文はありません。単語パートは、例題のような単語が(記載の数)出題されます。

例題

  • 1)What’s your number?
  • 2)What’s the date today?
  • 3)Read the alphabet aloud. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • 4)Read the minimal pairs aloud.(15 pairs) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) wrong – long (2) map – mop (3) win – wing
    (4) hard – heard (5) shell – sell (6) been – bean
    (7) age – edge (8) fear – hear (9) couch – coach
    (10) work – walk (11) pull – pool (12) very – berry
    (13) said – sad (14) learn – lean (15) path – pass
  • 5)Read the words aloud.(15 words) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) Japan (2) themselves (3) Tuesday (4) February (5) hungry
    (6) manager (7) delicious (8) theme (9) yellow (10) 1:40
    (11) excuse (12) regular (13) voice (14) leisure (15) chicken
  • 6) Read the conversation aloud. A: I’m home!
    B: Hey, how was your day?
    A: It was great, I ran into John during lunch.
    B: Oh, you did? I haven’t seen John in a long time!
    How is he doing?
    A: He is doing well. He just moved into a new apartment in Boston!
  • 7) Read the phrases aloud. (10 phrases) 【EXAMPLE】
    (1) in the morning (2) by the way (3) looks good
    (4) open your heart (5) make an appointment
    (6) beautiful flowers (7) pretty woman
    (8) a phone call (9) heavy rain and strong wind
    (10)sightseeing tour
  • アメリカ発音男性

  • アメリカ発音女性